Demarest Advogados

Dispute Resolution Department

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​Demarest's Litigation and Arbitration team is recognized as one of the most prestigious in the Brazilian market. It is formed by approximately 60 lawyers, including consultants and retired judges, most of them holding postgraduate degrees.

The expertise and structure built up for 65 years of practice allow it to promptly meet its clients' needs in both litigation and pre-litigation situations, including in the definition of a strategy, negotiation and mediation.

A multidisciplinary structure enables us to act in complex cases involving all legal practice and business areas, always with state-of-the art solutions and counting on the know-how of the other specialized areas.

Also as a consequence of our expertise, we have been able to develop a network with local attorneys throughout Brazil by means of a strict and continuous selection process to evaluate their efficiency, reliability and ethics.

Finally, our litigation team works integrated with our arbitration team, that has a strong and incisive performance in significant disputes mainly involving corporate, contract, energy and engineering matters in various arbitration centers in Brazil and abroad.

We believe in a long-lasting relationship with our clients and an effective partnership in the conduction of their litigation cases. Our technical skills added to the knowledge we strive to obtain about our clients' business and market are the key to our continuous success in finding favorable and effective solutions to the cases.


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de Salvo Venosa, Sílvio

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Ortiz Bragaglia, Maria Helena

Verona, Carlo

Villar Gagliardi, Rafael

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