Partner Profile

Otavio Pinto e Silva

SiqueiraCastro

Brazil

LL 250

Biography

uPractice areas: Labour law, procedural labour law, litigation.

Academic background: Graduated from the University of São Paulo (USP) in 1988. Specialisation in labour law at the University of São Paulo (USP) Law School. Master’s in labour law from the University of São Paulo (USP) Law School. Doctor of labour law from the University of São Paulo (USP) Law School. Habilitation from the USP School of Law, awarded by public examination in December 2011.

Membership - Executive Board member of the Brazilian Association of Labour Lawyers (ABRAT). Executive board member of the Luso-Brazilian Association of Labor Jurists (JUTRA). Member of the Brazilian Cesarino Junior Institute of Social Law. Member of the São Paulo State Academy of Labour Law, holder of the Pedro Vidal Neto Chair.

Professional experience: Around 25 years of experience in the labour law and procedural labour law areas. Professor of the labour and social security law department of the University of São Paulo (USP) Law School, since 1995. Researcher of the Centro di Studi Latinoamericani, at Tor Vergata - II Università degli Studi di Roma, Italy, in 1991. Participant in the examining commission of the 3rd Test (sentence) of the XXXI and XXXII Labour Magistrature Examination of the 2nd Region. Participant in the Examining Commission of the 4th Test (Oral) of the XXXIII Labour Magistrature Examination of the 2nd Region. Participant in the examining commission of the 1st Test (Selective Process) of the XXXV Labour Magistrature Examination of the 2nd Region. Member of the examining committee of the public selection process for higher teaching positions of the Mato Grosso State University Foundation (UNEMAT). Member of the examining committee of the public selection process for adjunct professors of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora in 2005. Member of the examining committee of the public selection process for Professors for the Department of Private Law and Civil Procedural Law of Ribeirão Preto Law School of USP, 2008. Member of the examining committee of the public selection process for Professors for the Labour and Social Security Law Department of the USP Law School, 2010. Member of the examining committees for graduate theses in law, specialisation, master's and doctorate programmes at the University of São Paulo (USP) Law School and other universities. Member of the Labour Law Commission of OAB/SP, part of the Committee of Labour Procedural Law, in compliance with Ordinance 255/10. Author of several books and articles.

DOB: 12 August 1964.

Firm unit: Siqueira Castro - Advogados / São Paulo.

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