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Arbitration | Mediation | Specialized Litigation Consulting | Contracts

Silvia has been representing local and foreign clients since 2002 in domestic and international arbitrations and mediations in Latin America, Europe, U.S., and Africa and in a variety of fields under the rules of the ICC, CAM-CCBC, FIESP, CAMARB, LCIA, ICDR/AAA, as well as ad hoc cases. She also advises clients in the negotiation of complex contracts. She holds a LL.M. from the University of Michigan Law School and participated at the MBA Exchange Program at ESADE Business School – Barcelona. Post-graduated in Arbitration & Mediation and in Corporate Law from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas, where she also holds a specialization in Business. Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. 

Recognized as Arbitration Future Leader by Who’s Who Legal 2021. Highlighted by Legal 500 2021 and Leaders League 2020. Considered one of the leading lawyers in Arbitration in Brazil by the Latin Lawyer 2018. Member of the Task Force “Addressing Issues of Corruption in International Arbitration”, of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR – Paris. Member of the ICC Commission on Commercial Law and Practice – Paris. Assistant Professor of Arbitration at Complexo Jurídico Damásio de Jesus. Member of the list of arbitrators of: Centro de Arbitragem e Mediação da Câmara de Comércio Brasil-Canadá (CAM-CCBC), Câmara de Mediação e Arbitragem Empresarial (CAMARB), Centro Iberoamericano de Arbitraje (CIAR) and Câmara de Mediação e Arbitragem da Associação Comercial do Paraná (ARBITAC).

Education

Languages

MBA Exchange Program, ESADE Business School, Barcelona.

Specialization in Business, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-SP).

Specialization in Arbitration and Mediation, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (GVLaw).

LL.M., University of Michigan Law School.

Specialization in Corporate Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (GVLaw).

Bachelor of Laws degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo.

Portuguese

English

Education

MBA Exchange Program, ESADE Business School, Barcelona.

Specialization in Business, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-SP).

Specialization in Arbitration and Mediation, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (GVLaw).

LL.M., University of Michigan Law School.

Specialization in Corporate Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (GVLaw).

Bachelor of Laws degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo.

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