Practice areas: Arbitration, mediation, judicial litigation, consulting to prevent disputes, civil law, civil procedure law, business law, consumer law, international law
Academic background: Bachelor’s in law from Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) Law School (1996). LLM from Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) Law School. Doctor of Law from UERJ Law School. Master’s in business administration - Alliance Manchester Business School.
Membership: Former member of the advisory board of Revista Trimestral de Direito Civil, Editora Padma. Member of the advisory board of Revista de Direito Privado, Editora Revista dos Tribunais. Member of the Brazilian Institute for Consumer Policy and Defence (BRASILCON). Member of the Brazilian chapter of Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances. Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAR). Member of the Permanent Civil Law Committee of the Institute of Lawyers of Brazil (IAB). Member of the Committee on International Insurance and Reinsurance Practice of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). Member of the International Bar Association (IBA), Arbitration Legal Practice Division. Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA). Member of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law (IBDiC). Member of the Committee for Infrastructure and Economic Development of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro State Chapter (OAB/RJ). Member of Asociación Latinoamericana de Arbitraje de Construcción (ALAC). Member of the Society of Construction Law (UK).
Professional experience: More than 20 years of experience in business litigation (judicial and arbitration), having practised with respected business law firms specialising in business law. Professor of civil law at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) Law School. Professor of civil law and consumer law at IBMEC Business School. Professor of civil law and consumer law at the Rio de Janeiro State Magistrates School (EMERJ), 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2009 to 2013. Professor of the graduate programme in consumer law of UERJ, 2000 to 2005. Professor of the graduate course in constitutional civil law of UERJ, 2000 to 2005. Professor of the graduate course in international trade law of UERJ, 2000 to 2005. Visiting professor at the Brazilian Petroleum Institute (IBP), 2008 to 2010. Visiting professor at the Brazilian Institute for Energy Law Studies (IBDE), 2008 to 2010.
DOB: 16 March 1974
Firm unit: Siqueira Castro – Advogados / São Paulo