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CMT – Carvalho, Machado e Timm Advogados

Dispute Resolution: South

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What the team is known for

Highly respected firm appreciated for its skilled dispute resolution practice. Team regularly assists major domestic and foreign  players arising from a wide range of sectors, including food, agribusiness and mining companies. Clientele benefits from its expertise handling civil and commercial disputes before judicial and arbitral courts. Regularly advises on cases regarding financial agreements and contract termination, as well as contentious matters arising from environmental and competition law.

Strengths

"The department is proactive and hands-on," says a source, adding: "They are very organised and quickly reply to clients' queries."

Work highlights

Instructed by Banco de Lage Landen to assist with a public civil action regarding alleged abusive practices in financing contracts related to insurance agreements.

Notable practitioners

A client is impressed by department co-head Rafael Bicca Machado 's "good business acumen and ability to associate possible economic impacts in his analysis."He is well qualified to advise on both litigation and arbitration mandates and enjoys considerable recognition from market observers, who highlight that "he delivers high-quality work."

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Overview

CMT is notably known for its performance and efficiency in dispute resolution, including pre-court stages. The firm prides itself on knowing the client’s business, by studying the client’s specific activities in detail and the impact each case has on the client, through an interdisciplinary approach to problems, seeking to offer solutions tailored to each client.

The most renowned partner in this field is Luciano Timm. He developed a unique style by combining strong international academic background with market experience. He is one of the backbones of this practice group and he is responsible for establishing a reputable and well-known Dispute Resolution team, as well as for scouting young talents to join the scores of CMT.

Furthermore, the firm’s Dispute Resolution team is known for its strong academic and professional qualification, with years of experience in complex and strategic litigation. It is composed by partners James Marques Machado, Tiago Faganello, Francisco Kümmel, and George de Oliveira (Curitiba office), as well as by associates Danilo Magalhães Júnior, Robson Verfe Leal, Vanessa Wojahn de Lima, and Marcelo Richter, who render a result-oriented service directed to the client’s business. Also assisting the team is founding partner Rafael Bicca Machado, whose experience in dispute resolution is definitely noteworthy.

Members

Benetti Timm, Luciano (Head of Department)

Bicca Machado, Rafael

de Oliveira, George

Faganello, Tiago

Kümmel, Francisco

Dispute Resolution: South Department

CMT – Carvalho, Machado e Timm Advogados

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Department location

Av. Carlos Gomes, 1340

Conj. 602

Porto Alegre - RS

Rio Grande Do Sul

Brazil

90480-001

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Dispute Resolution: South


Rafael Bicca Machado
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