Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation

Customized Solutions for Dispute Resolution

Given the Brazilian legal system’s reputation for expensive and time-consuming litigation, Almeida Advogados considers all options for handling its clients’ cases as efficiently as possible. Whenever possible, the firm seeks to resolve conflicts through alternative dispute methods, such as arbitration and mediation. Our team’s extensive experience in litigation and conflict resolution allows us to represent our diverse clientele before Brazilian courts and arbitral panels throughout the country and abroad.

R$ 84.8 bi
Total expenses of the Judiciary in 2016
79.7 mi
Pending judicial proceedings at the end of 2016
5th
Brazil’s ranking in the list of countries that most frequently use arbitration in the world

Our firm’s litigation, arbitration and mediation team’s experience includes the following:

  • Representing clients in proceedings at the trial and appellate court levels, both in state and federal courts;

  • Providing representation in administrative proceedings before governmental authorities on the federal, state and municipal level;

  • Participating in arbitration cases throughout Brazil and abroad;

  • Representing clients at mediation proceedings;

  • Domesticating and enforcing Brazilian and foreign arbitration awards.

Our Practice Areas

Corporate, M&A and Contracts
BANKING & FINANCE CAPITAL MARKETS Private Equity
Infrastructure and Project Finance
ENERGY MINING Oil & Gas
Labor, Employment and Social Security
IMMIGRATION EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
Technology, Media and Telecommunications
DATA PROTECTION & CYBERSECURITY