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Litigation | Arbitration

Beatriz specializes in complex litigation and represents clients across several industries, such as hospitality, technology, entertainment, human and animal health, and construction.

Working on complex cases, Beatriz handles contractual breach and pre-litigation issues.

Beatriz has substantial experience in representing clients in environmental and consumer class-action lawsuits. Beatriz has solid expertise in product liability litigation, having argued before Lower Courts, State Courts, and Superior Courts.

Beatriz has a solid practice in domestic and international infrastructure, corporate, and commercial arbitration disputes.

Beatriz has administrative and regulatory law expertise, advising clients throughout every public bidding stage.

Education

Languages

Summer Program for Lawyers at the Washington College of Law of the American University (AUWCL).

Specialization in Contracts at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/SP).

Continuing extension course – Contracts: Instruments of Corporate Exercise at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/SP).

Continuing extension course – Infrastructure Contracts at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/SP).

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

Portuguese

English

Relevant Cases

Judicial litigation. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding a pharmaceutical company and land contamination damages. Amount in dispute: uncertain.

Judicial litigation. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding a carmaker and the construction of a plant near an indigenous land. Amount in dispute: uncertain.

Judicial litigation. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding the termination of a commercial relationship between a singer and a company in the record industry. Amount in dispute: over BRL 15 million.

Judicial litigation. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding the termination of a commercial relationship between a dealer and an IT company. Amount in dispute: uncertain.

Judicial litigation. Language: Portuguese. Product liability case due to a fatal accident involving a truck and several cars. Amount in dispute: over BRL 5 million.

Judicial litigation. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding a pharmaceutical company and research involving animals. Amount in dispute: uncertain.

ICC Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute involving a of civil construction company against a basic sanitation company in a dispute related to the performance and termination of a turnkey contract for the construction of a sewage treatment system. Amount in dispute: US$ 37 million.

ICC Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese/English. Dispute regarding performance issues and termination of agreements entered into by an international leading lodging company against a Brazilian investment company. Amount in dispute: over BRL 15 million.

Education

Ph.D. in Civil Procedural Law, University of São Paulo Law School, 2012.

Master of Law in Civil Procedural Law, University of São Paulo Law School, 2008.

LL.B., University of São Paulo Law School, 2004.

Languages

Portuguese

English

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