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Practice Areas

Arbitration | Corporate Law | Contracts | Anti-Corruption Compliance

Silvia Julio Bueno de Miranda

  • Arbitration | Corporate Law | Contracts | Anti-Corruption Compliance

She 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, ICDR/AAA, as well as ad hoc cases.

She also advises clients in the negotiation of complex contracts and in the implementation of Anti-corruption Compliance programs.

  • MBA Exchange Program at ESADE Business School (Barcelona).
  • Specialization in Business from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-SP).
  • LL.M. from the University of Michigan Law School.
  • Post-graduated in Arbitration and Mediation from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (GVLaw).
  • Post-graduation in Corporate Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (GVLaw).
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC).
  • O Papel da Arbitragem no Novo Ambiente de Combate à Corrupção in A Nova Lei de Arbitragem Brasileira – Lei no. 13,129/2015, org. Flavia Holanda e Ricardo Medina Salla, São Paulo: IOB SAGE, 2015;
  • A sentença arbitral e seus desafios in Arbitragem comercial: princípios, instituições e procedimentos. A prática no CAM-CCBC, org. Maristela Basso e Fabrício Bertini Pasquot Polido, São Paulo: Marcial Pons, 2013;
  • Harmonising with CISG. Latin Lawyer, October 23rd, 2012, available at;
  • Arbitration Agreement and Choice-of-Law Clause: A Brazilian Perspective in Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage – The Paris Journal of International Arbitration, Paris: L.G.D.L., 2011;
  • Major-Shifting: The Brazilian Way in Cost and Fee Allocation in Civil Procedure, organized by Mathias Reimann: Springer, 2012;
  • Convenção de Arbitragem e Escolha da Lei Aplicável: uma Perspectiva do Direito Brasileiro. Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, São Paulo: Editora Revista dos Tribunais, 2010, ano 7 -27, outubro-dezembro de 2010;
  • World Cup, Olympics and dispute resolution. Latin Lawyer, October 1st, 2010, available at;
  • Brazil: Resolving sports infrastructure disputes. Global Arbitration Review – GAR, October 28, 2010, available at;
  • Energy Dispute Resolution in Latin America – in papers of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation 10th Biennial Conference (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2009);
  • La Evolución del Arbitraje en Brasil y su Aceptación por el Poder Judicial, in Revista Peruana de Arbitraje, n. 3 – Lima: Editora Jurídica Grijley, 2006;
  • Uso da arbitragem cresce na AL, in Jornal Valor Econômico (Cad. Legislação & Tributos), April 20th, 2005;
  • Arbitragem na América Latina, in Newsletter of the Brazilian Committee of the ICC-Internacional Chamber of Commerce (Number 51, April-June, 2005).
  • Arbitration in Strategic Partnerships in the Medicine and Healthcare Sectors - New Business Club of Farma Academy (2011);
  • Commercial Arbitration Training: Arbitration Advocacy. CAM-CCBC (2009 and 2010);
  • Arbitration. Business Management Course organized by Informa Group (2009);
  • Differences between commercial arbitration and labor arbitration. L.O.Baptista (2009);
  • International Commercial Arbitration. IBC (2009);
  • Provisional Measures in Arbitration. IBDE – Brazilian Institute of Energy Law (2008);
  • International Commercial Arbitration in Latin America. BOVESPA (2005).
  • Assistant Lecturer of Arbitration at Complexo Jurídico Damásio de Jesus, 2009.
  • ICC Arbitration between BNDES and the Ecuadorian state company Hidropastaza SA, related to an export financing contract, worth more than US$ 240 million;
  • UNCITRAL Arbitration based in Madrid between a public company and a multinational regarding a mining contract worth more than US$ 100 million;
  • LCIA Arbitration in London related to a project finance contract worth more than £ 170 million;
  • UNCITRAL Arbitration based in Lisbon between an African public company and a multinational on a dispute between shareholders;
  • CCBC Arbitration to discuss the non-fulfillment of obligations related to the construction of a power generation plant in amounts greater than R$ 200 million.
  • Considered one of the leading lawyers in Arbitration in Brazil by the Latin Lawyer 2018
  • Listed in the Technology areas' list of the most admired lawyers in Brazil - Anuario Análise Advocacia 500 2018
  • Portuguese, English and Spanish.
  • Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr).
  • Member of the Young International Arbitration Group of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).