André Camerlingo Alves

He has broad experience in litigation and is the head of this area in the firm. Sound performance in corporate and commercial disputes before the main courts of the country, as well as in Arbitration. Conducted the process in which the constitutionality of the Brazilian arbitration law was defended and declared by the Supreme Court. Represents domestic and international companies in a variety of sectors.

Academic Background
  • Post-graduated, Centro de Extensão Universitária.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiation and Discovery Phase course, University of California.
  • Studied the American Legal System, University of Pittsburgh.
  • Bachelor of Laws, Universidade de São Paulo.
  • Author of the book “Processo Cautelar”.
  • Professor of Civil Procedure and Arbitration since 1992.
  • Professor at Faculdade de Direito Damásio de Jesus.
  • Former researcher of Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo.
  • Listed in the Civil area’s list of the most admired lawyers in Brazil by Anuário Análise Advocacia 500 2016, 2018 and 2020.
  • Recommended year after year by Latin Lawyer 250 since 2016 as a leading lawyer in Litigation.
  • Recommended by legal 500 year after year since 2016.
  • Recognized as Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation Latin America 2019 and 2020.
  • Appointed by Best Lawyers one of the best lawyers in Litigation in Brazil.
  • Year after year highly ranked by Leaders League.
  • Recommended by Chambers Global and Latin America 2017 and 2018 in Litigation.
  • Clients describe him as a “very analytical lawyer who provides in-depth analysis and always find solutions that make us feel comfortable and protected”, according to Chambers Latin America 2018.
  • Singled out for his in-depth knowledge of the business and his personalized client service, according to Chambers Latin America 2017.
  • Portuguese and English.
  • Member of Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem (CBAr).
  • Council member of Movimento de Defesa da Advocacia (MDA).