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What the team is known for Solid Porto Alegre-based firm boasting considerable prowess assisting a wide array of players in the shipping industry, including ship owners, charterers and P&I clubs, as well as salvage companies and shipping agencies. Often undertakes litigation mandates, including accidents and insurance claims connected to vessel collisions. Also able to handle non-contentious mandates, with strong capabilities in regulatory, compliance and contractual advice.

Notable practitioners

Solid partner José Augusto Mendes Marques is recognised within the sector for his ability to handle a wide range of shipping-related issues, particularly those involving accidents and ship salvaging. He often advises on cases involving casualties, P&I matters and cargo loss, as well as vessel arrests and releases.

Talented founding partner Roberto Farinon continues to be recognised in this sphere due to his wealth of expertise in shipping accidents and salvage operations. He maintains a significant track record handling environmental disputes, including pollution issues and oil spills from vessels, in addition to assisting shipping companies with port and terminal-related matters and import and export mandates.

Noted co-founder Ruy Fernando Carvalho da Silva specialises in port and terminal-related issues. A market commentator endorses his capabilities, saying that "he is a very efficient lawyer who has good knowledge of this practice area." Clients further benefit from his expertise in litigation matters, including insurance and subrogation claims.