As pioneers of introducing arbitration to Brazil we are proud to consider it one of our major areas of expertise. We have a highly qualified team and work on every case with commitment and attention to detail in order to reach excellence service levels and efficiency. Our lawyers have participated or are participating in various commissions in national and international arbitration institutions such as the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr), ICC, ICDR, CCBC, AMCHAM, FIESP, IBDIC, among others. Our partners usually sit as arbitrators. It provides them with insight from all angles, broad range of knowledge and experience that our clients can benefit from.
We handle complex arbitrations involving different sectors of industry. Currently we advise on a significant number of commercial cases and have been recognized as one of the best in infrastructure and M&A related cases in the field of Oil and Natural Gas. On the state side, we participated in disputes between Brazil and Bolivia dealing with the commercialization of natural gas and acted in defense of Angola government in investment arbitration. On the commercial side, we represented mining companies in international arbitrations and acted for BNDES in a dispute over the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in Ecuador.
We are recognized both nationally and internationally as oneof the best arbitration teams in Latin America by several international directories.