I am specialized in International Dispute Resolution. I have more than 20 years of experience in strategic civil litigation and arbitration, having advised companies and financial institutions in disputes related to financial market, M&A, construction, oil and gas and insolvency. I am focused on prevention of disputes and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), serving as arbitrator, mediator and settlement facilitator.

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Professional Experience

Manassero Campello Advogados2013 – 2023
(Founding Partner – Arbitration and Litigation)
Tauil & Chequer Advogados (in association with Mayer Brown LLP)2011 - 2013
(Partner – Arbitration and Litigation)
Linklaters LLP2011
(Foreign Counsel – International Arbitration)
Lefosse Advogados (in association with Linklaters LLP)2006 - 2011
(National Head - Arbitration and Litigation)
Mattos Muriel Kestener Advogados2005 - 2006
(Associate - Arbitration and Litigation)
Pinheiro Neto Advogados1996 - 2005
(Trainee / Associate – Arbitration and Litigation)

Academic Experience

University of London2003 - 2004
LL.M – International Dispute Resolution
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo1995 - 1999
Law Degree (LL.B)

Continued Education

Pepperdine University2023
Mediating the Litigated Case
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)2016 - 2017
ICC Academy for Arbitrators (Latin America)
Harvard University2012
Negotiation Skills: Strategies for Increased Effectiveness


Recognized by Chambers & Partners (Global and Latin America) as leading practitioner in Arbitration (de 2011 a 2022).

Publication (selection)

“A SWOT analysis on arbitration in Brazil” (article published in 2015 in the arbitration session of the publication Chambers & Partners (Latin America)

“How to avoid guerilla tactics in international arbitrations?” (Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem – Wolters Kluwer, vol. 45)

“Dissenting opinion in international commercial arbitration” (Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, vol. 8)

“The role of amicus curiae in arbitrations” (Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, vol. 12)


Member of the Brazilian Advisory Board of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution

International Chamber of Commerce - ICC (Latin America)

Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAR)

Bar Association

Brazilian Bar Association (Sao Paulo)

Portuguese Bar Association (Lisboa)