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Arbitration | Mediation | Negotiation | Consulting specialized in Dispute Prevention and Resolution | Contract Drafting

Amanda represents clients in commercial cases in complex arbitrations, mediations, and negotiations, both domestically and internationally, ad hoc and in view of the arbitration rules of the main arbitral institutions.

Professor in the specialization course “Negotiation Training for Lawyers” of Fundação Getulio Vargas São Paulo School of Law (FGV/SP).

Mediator certified by Instituto Brasileiro de Mediação e Arbitragem – IMAB.

Work experience in the arbitration and mediation practice of the international law firm Gide, Loyrette & Nouel, in London.

Visiting Scholar at Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3.

Author of “Justiça Consensual”.

Education

Languages

Master’s degree in Civil Procedure from the University of São Paulo (USP/SP).

Bachelor of Law from the University of São Paulo (USP/SP).

Portuguese

English

French

Relevant Cases

FGV Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding purchase agreements and operation and maintenance agreements for WTGs. Amount in dispute: BRL 100 million.

International Arbitration Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution (SCAI). Language: English. Dispute regarding purchase/marketing agreement of ore. Amount in dispute: USD 10 million.

CAM-CCBC International Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding a MoU for the installation of a Chinese brand truck factory in Brazil.

ICC Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding purchase agreements for WTGs. Amount in dispute: N/A.

CBMA Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute related to the breach of CRIs. Amount in dispute: R$ 5 million.

CAM-CCBC Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding purchase agreements and operation and maintenance agreements for WTGs. Amount in dispute: N/A.

ICC Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings. Language: English. Dispute in the field of international commerce involving the breach of a purchase agreement for ore. Amount in dispute: USD 750 thousand.

CIESP/FIESP International Arbitration. Language: English. Dispute in the audio-visual sector, involving the discussion of joinder of third parties. Amount in dispute: BRL 15 million.

ICC Domestic Arbitration. Language: English. Dispute regarding a distribution agreement for fertilizers. Amount in dispute: BRL 45 million.

FGV Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding a contract for the purchase of electric power. Amount in dispute: BRL 18 million.

CAM-CCBC Mediation. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding purchase agreements and operation and maintenance agreements for WTGs. Amount in dispute: R$ 50 million.

Ad hoc Mediation. Language: Portuguese. Dispute related to the construction of a chemical industry. Amount in dispute: N/A.

International ad hoc Mediation Language: English.  Dispute regarding purchase/marketing agreement of ore. Amount in dispute: USD 3,5 million.

Assistance in judicial proceedings in France. Language: French. Assistance to a French law firm in interim proceedings to obtain evidence.

Judicial Litigation. Language: Portuguese. Interim measure to obtain documents after termination of operation and maintenance agreements for WTGs.

Pre-litigation consulting. Language: English. Analysis of agreements in the telecommunications sector to evaluate the risks of an ICC arbitration.

Pre-litigation consulting. Language: Portuguese. Risk analysis related to environmental issue after M&A.

Pre-litigation consulting. Language: Portuguese. Risk analysis related to M&A.

Recognitions

Special Award Best Building Relationship with the other Team, from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Associations

Member of the mediators’ list of the Centro Brasileiro de Mediação e Arbitragem (CBMA) and of the Centro de Mediação do SindusCon-SP.

Member of the Young International Arbitration Group of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).

Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr) and of CBAr Jovem.

Education

Master Degree in Civil Procedural Law at the University of São Paulo (USP)

Bachelor of Laws degree from University of São Paulo (USP).

Languages

Portuguese

English

French

Background

Assistance to a leading aviation company in various legal issues and disputes with clients and suppliers of over USD 100 million arising from two major air crashes, with repercussion in Brazil and abroad;
Assistance to a leading company in its field of activity in an arbitration involving a dispute over USD 100 million filed before the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), debating over the non-payment of the total price of the sale of the share control of a company;
Assistance to a leading cosmetic company in an arbitration filed before the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CCBC) for the breach of a buil-to-suit agreement and defects in the construction of a distribution center;
Assistance to shareholders of a company in the financial sector in an arbitration filed before the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CCBC) by a former shareholder debating over the right to overprice for the sale of stakes of the controlling block, plus damages;
Assistance to a foreign investor in an arbitration filed before the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CCBC) involving the termination of a share purchase agreement in the amount of USD 350 million related to a company in the mining sector;
Assistance to a leading company in the mining sector in an arbitration filed before the Mediation and Arbitration Chamber of the Federation of the Industries of the State of São Paulo (CIESP/FIESP) by one of its service providers, debating over the non-payment of the total price agreed in an agreement, plus damages;
Assistance to a leading company in the licensing of manufactured products in an arbitration filed before the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), debating over the breach of licensing agreements related to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games;
Assistance to a leading telecommunications company in an arbitration filed before the Mediation and Arbitration Chamber of the Federation of the Industries of the State of São Paulo (CIESP/FIESP), debating over the potential (and expected) breach of an agreement by one of the contracting parties.

Publications and Lectures

Author of “Indicação geográfica e proteção das criações de moda”, in Jornal JOTA, May 27, 2016.
Author of “Limites subjetivos da coisa julgada na sucessão, substituição processual e solidariedade”, in Processo Civil – Homenagem a José Ignácio Botelho de Mesquita, São Paulo, Quartier Latin, 2013, pp. 145-171;
Co-author of “Fourteen years with Brazil’s Arbitration Law”, in Latin Arbitration Law, 2011;
Co-author of “Balanço de uma polêmica: a Súmula-STF 343”, in Direito Processual Civil, São Paulo, Quartier Latin, v. 2, 2011, pp. 343-368;
Co-author of “Esperando a efetiva audiência do novo CPC”, in Migalhas, 2010.
Co-author of “Sociedade tem direito de ver íntegra de anteprojeto”, in Consultor Jurídico, 2010;
Co-author of “Nascimento, morte e ressurreição da exceção de pré-executividade”, in As Grandes Transformações do Processo Civil Brasileiro – Homenagem ao Professor Kazuo Watanabe, São Paulo, Quartier Latin, v. 1, 2009, pp. 315-340;
Co-author of “Questões de ordem pública: revisíveis ad infinitum?”, in Direito Civil e Processo, São Paulo, Revista dos Tribunais, 2008, pp. 1522-1532;
Co-author of “Antecipação da tutela versus improcedência da ação”, in Direito Processual Civil, São Paulo, Quartier Latin, 2007, pp. 585-600;
Co-author of “O colapso das condições da ação? Um breve ensaio sobre os efeitos da carência de ação”, in Revista de Processo, v. 152, 2007, pp. 11-35, e Revista do Advogado, v. 88, 2006, pp. 109-127;
Co-author of “Breves considerações sobre a exigibilidade e a execução das astreintes”, in Revista Forense, v. 384, 2006, pp. 479-490, e Revista Jurídica, v. 338, 2005, pp. 23-38.

Rankings

Leaders League 2021
Roseta 2020