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Fernando represents national and international clients in major operations involving infrastructure, industries and real estate buildings, legal management of construction contracts, negotiation and dispute resolution. Acts as an arbitrator in construction and real estate related matters. Has been acting as an arbitrator in a number of procedures on infrastructure projects (hydropower, thermoelectric, wind power, highways) and mining.
Founder and president of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law (IBDiC). Appointed by the board of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation as country representative in Brazil. Vice president of the Infrastructure Law Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association (Rio de Janeiro). Vice-president of the Brazilian chapter of Club Español de Arbitraje. Member of the Legal Committee of SINDUSCON/SP, the Construction Industry Superior Council of FIESP, the Society of Construction Law, the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation and the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr). Member of the list of arbitrators at: CAM-CCBC, CMA CIESP/FIESP, FGV Chamber, CBMA, ARBITAC, CAMARB, Centro de Arbitraje de la Cámara Boliviana de Hidrocarburos y Energía and Centro de Resolución de Conflictos del Colegio Federado de Ingenieros e Abogados de Costa Rica. Dispute board member certified by the DRBF. Acted for DRBF as the trainer of engineers and lawyers certified by the foundation to act as dispute board members in the contracts for the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.
Master’s degree in Civil Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. Postgraduate in Civil Law from the same university.
Professor, author of many books and articles on arbitration and construction law.
Contact: +55 11 3147 0800