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Pedro Calmon Filho & Associados (PCF&A)

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3 ranked lawyersBand 2BrazilGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-established boutique largely recognised for its longstanding presence in the industry. Particular expertise advising on a broad range of regulatory mandates, with emphasis on dry shipping issues. Often instructed by P&I clubs to assist with litigation mandates arising from sector-related accidents, cargo claims and insurance matters. Team also boasts expertise advising oil and gas companies on maritime law issues.

Notable practitioners

Partner Henrique Oswaldo Motta remains recognised in the market for his lengthy track record advising clients on a range contentious and transactional mandates. He continues to demonstrate a vast amount of expertise in freight arrangement issues and shipping disputes, with one source adding: "He is very active on matters involving ports and terminals."

Senior statesman and founding partner Pedro Calmon Filho maintains a distinguished reputation among commentators, who attest: "He is a reference in the market." Interviewees continue to appreciate his historical contributions to the field, with one source commenting: "He had a great deal of involvement in the development of the maritime sector."

Rio de Janeiro-based partner Pedro Calmon Neto continues to be recognised for his longstanding presence in the shipping industry, with one market commentator saying: "He is very knowledgeable about maritime law." He has particular expertise dealing with contractual and customs-related mandates, with additional capabilities in the oil and gas sector.

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Henrique Oswaldo Motta
Band 2
Pedro Calmon Filho
Senior Statespeople
Pedro Calmon Neto
Band 3