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Farinon, Carvalho da Silva & Advogados Associados

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3 ranked lawyersBand 2BrazilGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded Porto Alegre-based firm with particular experience representing clients in litigation mandates arising from accidents and insurance claims relating to vessel collisions. Also able to deal with non-contentious mandates, with strong capabilities in regulatory, compliance and dry shipping matters, including contractual advice. Team represents a diverse client roster comprising ship owners, charterers and P&I clubs, as well as salvage companies and shipping agencies.

Notable practitioners

Partner José Augusto Mendes Marques continues to be a well-regarded name in the industry for his large amount of experience handling cases arising from accidents, including those involving casualties. He has additional capability advising on ship salvaging mandates, P&I matters and cargo loss, as well as vessel arrests and releases.

Respected founding partner Roberto Farinon maintains a solid level of recognition in the industry for his ample track record handling shipping accidents resulting in environmental disputes, including pollution issues and oil spills from vessels, with additional capability dealing with salvage operations. Farinon also has a vast amount of experience assisting shipping companies with port and terminal-related matters, as well as import and export mandates.

Well-regarded co-founding partner Ruy Fernando Carvalho da Silva continues to be recognised for his extensive knowledge of the shipping industry, with one source saying: "He has a lot of experience in this area." He is well versed in handling port and terminal-related issues, with additional expertise in litigation matters, including insurance and subrogation claims.

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José Augusto Mendes Marques
Band 3
Roberto Farinon
Band 2
Ruy Fernando Carvalho da Silva
Band 3