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Siano & Martins Advogados Associados

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3 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Outstanding boutique maintaining a top-tier position due to its vast experience assisting domestic and international heavyweights in the shipping industry with a wide range of sector-related matters. Often instructed by P&I clubs, ship owners and charterers to handle complex litigation mandates arising from cargo claims and accidents involving ship collisions and explosions. Deep bench also boasts significant expertise handling environmental damages.

Notable practitioners

Fabiana Simões Martins continues to show a vast amount of experience handling disputes involving ship owners, cargo claims and accidents, with one market commentator saying: "She is a very experienced lawyer who has been in the industry for a long time." One client further comments that "she keeps up to date with everything," while another adds: "She is very proactive and knowledgeable."

Distinguished partner Luiz Roberto Leven Siano continues to be viewed by market commentators as "a very competent lawyer who gives great advice." He is held in particularly high esteem for his vast amount of experience defending P&I clubs in complex contentious mandates arising from shipping accidents and cargo claims. Interviewees confirm this, saying: "He is a very experienced shipping lawyer with particular expertise in litigation mandates."

Associate-to-watch Marcos Martins has particular expertise dealing with litigation mandates arising from cargo claims, ship collisions and environmental damages. He continues to receive good recognition from clients, who describe him as "very proactive and knowledgeable," as well as "a very hard-working professional."

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Fabiana Simões Martins
Band 2
Luiz Roberto Leven Siano
Band 1
Marcos Martins
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