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What the team is known for

Reputable Porto Alegre-based practice known for its solid advice to clients on shipping litigation cases, including accidents and insurance claims. Possesses solid experience handling ship salvaging matters, and is increasingly active advising foreign freight owners on regulatory, contractual and compliance matters.

Notable practitioners

José Augusto Mendes Marques is lauded by interviewees, who state: "He provides advice in a clear, concise and timely manner and has extensive knowledge of shipping law." They go on to assert: "He boasts strong litigation skills, demonstrated by the very impressive track record he maintains with us."

Respected founding and managing partner Roberto Farinon is recognised in the market for his active involvement in handling shipping accidents and salvage operations. He also boasts long-standing experience assisting clients with a wide range of cases, including pollution issues, ports and terminals-related matters and import and export mandates.

Experienced co-founder Ruy Fernando Carvalho da Silva boasts a strong practice focused on port and terminal-related issues. He also possesses solid expertise in the full gamut of litigation matters, including insurance and subrogation claims, as well as disputes relating to charter agreements and bills of lading.