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Arbitration | Mediation | Contracts | Consulting specialized in Litigation

Gabriel represents national and foreign clients in domestic and international arbitration on disputes involving mainly corporate transactions, construction and infrastructure contracts, and conflicts relating to the energy and sanitation sectors.

Member of the team that represented São Paulo University at the II Negotiation Meeting, Regional and National Stages – 2019 – Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Coach of the teams that represented São Paulo University at the II and III Brazilian Business Mediation Competition hosted by Câmara de Arbitragem EmpresarialBrasil (CAMARB) – 2017/2018 – São Paulo, Brazil. Member of the team that represented the São Paulo University at the I Brazilian Business Mediation Competition hosted by Câmara de Arbitragem EmpresarialBrasil (CAMARB)– 2016 – Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Co-author of the article “Deliberations of the Arbitral Tribunal: Opening the “Black Box” published on Kluwer Arbitration Blog.

Education

Languages

Academic Exchange at Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas – 2017/2018 – Paris, France.

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

Portuguese

English

French

Relevant Cases

  • CAM-CCBC Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding a consortium agreement to build and operate three biomass-fired thermoelectric power plants, involving a sugar cane industry company and an energy company. Amount in dispute: BRL 450 million.
  • CAMARB Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding a Public-Private Partnership contract for the operation and maintenance of a stadium, preceded by construction work, involving a Brazilian stadium operator and the Public Administration. Amount in dispute: BRL 400 million.
  • CAM-CCBC Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding the economic and financial rebalancing of a public-private partnership contract involving a sanitation company and a municipal authority. Amount in dispute: BRL 32 million.
  • CAM-CCBC Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding the validation of conditions precedent to completion of share purchase agreement of special-purpose entity on the energy industry. Amount in dispute: BRL 9.6 million.
  • Pre-litigation consulting. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding the purchase of rights and assets of a company in the banking sector. Amount in dispute: BRL 4.5 billion.
  • Pre-litigation consulting. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding discussions between Consortium members on penalties applied by the Federal Court of Accounts. Amount in dispute: BRL 385 million.
  • Pre-litigation consulting. Language: English. Issue regarding contractual breaches of a contract for services and supply of electromechanical equipment and systems for a hydroelectric power plant. Amount in dispute: BRL 225 million.
  • Pre-litigation consulting. Language: Portuguese. Issue regarding contractual breaches of a Public-Private Partnership contract and conducting of an agreement between the Parties. Amount in dispute: BRL 24 million.
  • Pre-litigation consulting. Language: Portuguese. Issue regarding the valuation of a joint venture company and pursuing the invalidity of a call option. Amount in dispute: BRL 2 million.
  • Pre-litigation consulting. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding discussions between Consortium members on penalties applied by the contracting party. Amount in dispute: BRL 1.5 million.
  • Consulting. Language: Portuguese. Advising a multinational beverage company on contracts drafting, and negotiation and on dispute prevention.

Recognitions

  • Winner of Best Negotiation Management and Best Negotiation Strategy at the II Negotiation Meeting, Regional Stage – 2019 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Winner of Best Mediation Plans for both Claimant and Respondent Parties at the III Brazilian Business Mediation Competition hosted by Câmara de Arbitragem EmpresarialBrasil (CAMARB) – 2018 – São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Winner of Best Claimant, 2nd Place for Respondent and 3rd Place for Mediator at the II Brazilian Business Mediation Competition hosted by Câmara de Arbitragem EmpresarialBrasil (CAMARB) – 2017 – São Paulo, Brazil.

Associations

  • Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBar).
  • Member of Young ITA (Institute for Transnational Arbitration).