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Ruy de Mello Miller Advocacia

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1 ranked lawyersBand 4BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Ruy de Mello Miller Advocacia is a Santos-based boutique handling maritime-related litigation cases. The firm regularly represents clients against port authorities and ship owners in judicial disputes relating to an array of issues, including demurrage collection, environmental damages arising from oil spills and vessel collisions.

Strengths

A market commentator says: "They are a great firm doing a lot of port law-related work."

Work highlights

Ruy de Mello Miller represented Allink Transportes Internacionais in a court action aiming at the collection of amounts pertaining to container demurrage.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Thiago Testini de Mello Miller enters the ranking this year after receiving a positive level of endorsement from the market, with one interviewee stating: "He is dynamic, thinks out of the box and works very well in a team." He assists clients with a range of contentious mandates, including those involving casualties and cargo claims.

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Thiago Testini de Mello Miller
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