Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados

Dispute Resolution Department

Brazil
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What the team is known for Established practice group with significant experience advising companies from the pharmaceutical, infrastructure and insurance sectors on litigious cases at both administrative and judicial levels, including class actions. Acts on domestic and international arbitration. Team has particular strength representing clients in cases relating to corporate issues such as share acquisitions and distribution of dividends.

Notable practitioners

"Detail-oriented" partner Fabio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa is specialised in arbitration proceedings relating to corporate law and breaches of construction contracts. He is also often retained by national companies to assist with the negotiation of settlement agreements, and a source says: "Fabio is a very good negotiator. He has a holistic and commercial vision of situations so he knows when we should reach an agreement or go to court."

Senior statesman Hermes Marcelo Huck is endorsed by interviewees as "one of the best arbitrators in Brazil" and "a reference that everyone knows in the field." An interviewee notes: "I've come across Huck in some proceedings where he was part of the panel. He is incredible, extremely savvy and can understand the economic logic behind situations." Another source says that "he is able to act on a broad range of disputes but excels in those relating to commercial and construction contracts."

Rogério Carmona Bianco focuses on litigation, often representing clients from the insurance and construction sectors. A source considers him "a great lawyer," while another says: "During a case, Rogério was calm, patient and focused on understanding the complexity of the matter. In the most stressful moments, he was able to provide great guidance and conducted everything with intelligence."