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What the team is known for Long-standing boutique highly recognised for the breadth of its expertise in this arena. Remains active advising on a wide array of regulatory matters, with particular prowess in dry shipping issues. Frequently called upon due to its strong litigation capabilities in connection with sector-related accidents, cargo claims and insurance matters. Particularly popular among P&I clubs, the team also advises oil and gas companies on maritime law issues.

Notable practitioners

One market commentator praises Henrique Oswaldo Motta for "his extensive knowledge of regulatory matters specific to the maritime sector," while another source highlights that "he remains active working with port and terminal-related matters." Motta is known for his lengthy track record advising clients on a wide array of contentious and transactional mandates, with particular expertise in freight arrangement issues and shipping disputes.

Senior statesman and founding partner Pedro Calmon Filho receives widespread praise from sources, who recognise his historical contributions to the field. He maintains a distinguished reputation and is described as "a reference" by market commentators due to his work in arbitrations and extensive expertise representing P&I clubs.

Proficient Rio-based partner Pedro Calmon Neto boasts strong capabilities dealing with contractual and customs-related mandates connected with the maritime industry. He draws upon 15 years of expertise to advise a wide array of national and multinational clients, including service providers to the oil and gas industry.