Escritório Jurídico Carbone

Shipping Department

Brazil
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What the team is known for Well-regarded boutique boasting a wealth of experience in connection with complex contentious matters arising in the shipping sector, including both dry and wet mandates. Frequently instructed by a myriad of domestic and multinational players acting in various segments of the industry, with particular prowess representing insurers. Expert team assists with judicial and administrative disputes involving shipping accidents and cargo claims.

Strengths Market sources affirm: "They command a reputation in this sector," also highlighting that "the team is composed of lawyers with many decades of experience."

Notable practitioners

Senior statesman and former president of the Brazilian Maritime Law Association  Artur Carbone continues to be renowned for his contributions to the sector. Market commentators attest that "he is an admirable practitioner who has dedicated his entire career to maritime law."

Seasoned partner Claudia Iabrudi enjoys a distinguished reputation in the market due to her broad knowledge of the industry's regulatory framework, particularly with regard to offshore shipping matters. She draws upon a solid background in civil law and procedure to further assist national and multinational clients with significant litigation cases.

Respected partner Flávio Infante Vieira attracts praise in connection with his expertise handling indemnity claims related to accidents before administrative courts. One market commentator enthuses: "He is extremely competent, active and intelligent, in addition to being very calm and easy to deal with." Vieira draws upon a substantial background in corporate and environmental law to assist shipping market players with related matters.

Pre-eminent partner and academic Luís Felipe Galante continues to be recognised by commentators as "a highly reputable and active lawyer" in this sphere. He draws upon a long-standing practice to advise leading domestic and international clients on a wide range of shipping activities, including contractual matters, regulatory advice and sector-related disputes before judicial and arbitral tribunals. Galante is further recognised as a published author on maritime law.