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Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados

Dispute Resolution

7 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Distinguished firm drawing upon its superb dispute resolution expertise to act on sophisticated mandates. Deep bench is frequently retained by major corporations hailing from the construction, automotive and financial sectors to assist with high-value arbitration and litigation cases. Maintains an outstanding track record handling corporate and commercial matters, such as breaches of contracts and shareholders' disputes. Boasts additional capabilities handling civil liability and judicial reorganisation proceedings, including class actions. Prumo Logística and Heineken are new clients.

Strengths

A client was impressed by "the team's engagement, ability to understand the business interests involved in cases, creativity and technical prowess combined to a strategic vision."

Market observers enthuse: "The firm acts on a wide range of cases and continues to be a point of reference in this area."

Work highlights

Represented AmBev in a commercial arbitration against Confenar with regard to the dealership terms agreed between parties.

Notable practitioners

Eduardo Pecoraro is skilled at assisting clients with both litigation and arbitration cases, offering particular expertise in commercial and corporate disputes. He is frequently retained by key players from the construction and energy industries. One market commentator reports: "Pecoraro boasts an active practice handling sophisticated contentious mandates," while a client describes him as "an excellent professional."

Active name partner José Roberto de Castro Neves is well versed at handling a broad range of contentious mandates and often represents significant players hailing from the shipping, oil and gas, and technology sectors. He possesses valuable expertise in commercial and civil law disputes. A market observer states that "he enjoys good recognition in the field." Clients benefit from his prowess acting before tribunals at all levels, including the superior courts.

Karina Goldberg is well equipped to defend clients before judicial and arbitral tribunals. She is described by an interviewee as "a clever and personable lawyer who is excellent at dealing with cross-border arbitrations," while a market observer underlines: "Karina has international experience and is acting on complex cases." She regularly advises on corporate and commercial disputes.

Founding partner Marcelo Roberto Ferro maintains a prestigious reputation in the dispute resolution sphere for his impressive strength assisting with both litigation and arbitration mandates. Market commentators often highlight "his brilliant career" in this arena, handling domestic and cross-border proceedings. Ferro is usually called upon by major corporations to act on corporate, insurance and projects-related contentious issues. A client comments: "He is a great strategist who I instruct with complex civil disputes."

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Brazil

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Eduardo Pecoraro
Band 4
Karina Goldberg
Band 5
Marcelo Roberto Ferro
Band 1

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Eduardo Pecoraro
Band 4
José Roberto de Castro Neves
Band 2
Karina Goldberg
Band 5