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Arbitration | Civil Litigation

Luisa’s practice is focused on domestic and international litigation and arbitration, with participation in several procedures involving large national and international companies in the infrastructure, mining and technology sectors, disputes involving the Public Administration, among others, working together with local and international law firms.

She also acts as assistant to arbitrators in cases involving sole arbitrator and arbitral tribunal.

Education

Languages

Bachelor of Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP).

Portuguese

English

Spanish

German

Relevant Cases

  • SCAI International Arbitration. Language: English. Dispute regarding purchase/marketing agreement of ore. Amount in dispute: USD 10 million.
  • 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.
  • CCBC Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding contract for the implementation of plant for treatment of wastewater and cooling towers. Amount in dispute: BRL 500 million.
  • CCBC Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding related contracts for the recycling of packages.  Amount in dispute: BRL 85 million.
  • ICC Domestic Arbitration. Language: English. Dispute regarding a distribution agreement for fertilizers. Amount in dispute: BRL 45 million.
  • ICC Emergency Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Emergency Arbitration regarding suspension of services of contract of maintenance and restoration of highways. Amount in dispute: N/A.
  • ICC Domestic Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding maintenance and restoration of highways. Amount in dispute: BRL 60 million.
  • ICC International Arbitration. Language: English. Dispute regarding the construction of a port terminal involving an investor from the United Arab Emirates. Amount in dispute: USD 500 million.
  • ICC Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding purchase agreements for WTGs. Amount in dispute: N/A.
  • CAM-CCBC Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding purchase agreements and operation and maintenance agreements for WTGs.
  • FGV Arbitration. Language: Portuguese. Dispute regarding purchase agreements and operation and maintenance agreements for WTGs. Amount in dispute: BRL 100 million.
  • LCIA International Arbitration. Language: English. Dispute in the field of international commerce involving the breach of a purchase agreement for ore. Amount in dispute: N/A.
  • 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.
  • Judicial Litigation. Language: Portuguese.  Conflict of Jurisdiction involving arbitral tribunal and state court before the STJ (Superior Court of Justice).
  • Judicial Litigation. Language: Portuguese.  Dispute regarding collection of value of advances on export exchange contract. Amount in dispute: BRL 80 million.
  • Judicial Litigation. Language: Portuguese. Request for Preliminary injunction to discuss suspension of the effects of emergency arbitration award and main arbitration.
  • Pre-litigation consulting. Language: Portuguese. Risk analysis related to environmental issue after M&A. Amount in dispute: BRL 25 million.

Recognitions

  • Graduate thesis approved with top grade and honors.

Associations

  • Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr).

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