Almeida Advogados

Shipping Department

Brazil
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Overview

The Almeida Advogados' Shipping area counts on professionals with longstanding experience within the industry who have been extensively assisting many Brazilian and foreign clients.  They have built a reputation by dealing with emergency response to and/or crisis management related to maritime activities whilst handling the most relevant marine accidents happened in the past years.
Practice leaders:
Breno Garbois, served as vice-chair of the Brazilian Maritime Law Association (ABDM) and also as secretary for the Maritime and Port Law Committees of both Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo Sections of Brazilian Bar Association
Flavia Melo is a founding member and general counsel at the Women's International Shipping and Trading Association – Brazil (WISTA Brazil).
They are also involved in the Iberoamerican Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM) and in the International Bar Association's Maritime and Transport Law Committee.


24/7 Emergency Response:
Our team provides emergency legal response to marine incidents, dealing with the several authorities involved. The team has solid experience in crisis management, being able to carry out private investigations and/or to assist with the investigations handled by the Brazilian and/or foreign flag authorities.

Clients' list:
Ship owners, charterers, carriers, P&I Clubs, insurance and reinsurance companies, shipping agents, port and terminal operators, shipyards, trading companies, shippers, consignees, cargo owners, banks and financial institutions.