Professional excellence is a prerequisite for Fux Advogados. Our firm’s team of professionals possess varied and complementary skills, which enables us to take an in-depth and multi-disciplinary approach to every case, taking into account the specific needs of the client.

Our clients deal mainly with our firm’s partners which creates a close relationship of trust and respect. The firm’s main goal is to satisfy the clients’ needs, both in terms of timing and results.

The professionals at Fux Advogados are instructed to treat each case as unique, and to handle it with the utmost diligence, drive, technical skill and the highest ethical standards.

TEAM

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  • Alberto Lucas Albuquerque da Costa Trigo

    Alberto Lucas Albuquerque da Costa Trigo

    Alberto L. A. da Costa Trigo holds a Masters Degree in Procedural Law from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (February, 2019) and has obtained a law degree at the same university (December, 2015). Alberto mainly works in the area of litigation. He has experience in domestic and international litigation, and he has acted in arbitration proceedings involving leading arbitration centers.

    Alberto is the author of Signaling in the overruling of a precedent, published in Revista de Processo, vol. 276; and of Partial pactum de non petendo, published in Revista de Processo, vol. 280. He is also Executive Editor of the Civil Procedure Review.

    He is fluent in English and French. Alberto has intermediate knowledge of German.

  • Alessandro Ayres

    Alessandro Ayres

    Alessandro Ayres has an undergraduate degree in law from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro’s National Law School and a master’s in civil procedural law from Cândido Mendes University. He has worked at Fux Advogados, in the law firm’s strategic litigation (civil, administrative and regulatory) and arbitration areas, since 2012.

  • Ariel Möller

    Ariel Möller

    A graduate of the National Law Faculty at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, specialist in Tax Accounting at the Brazilian Association of Financial Law and a postgraduate in Tax Law at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies, Ariel Möller has been a member of the Fux Advogados team since 2013.

  • Bruno Costa

    Bruno Costa

    Bruno Costa graduated from Rio de Janeiro Federal University’s National Law School in 2009. He has a specialist diploma in public tenders and administrative contracts from the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro.

    He mainly practices law in the strategic litigation area (civil, administrative and corporate). He worked at law firms Sergio Bermudes Advogados (2007-2014) and Bruno Calfat Advogados (2014-2019) before joining Fux Advogados. He has professional experience in representing utility companies in disputes with concession-granting authorities, in regulatory and legal disputes, in arbitration proceedings, and in representing clients in commercial and corporate disputes in many sectors.

    He was granted an award at the Seventh Brazilian Forum on Regulatory Agencies for his paper titled “Independent Regulatory Agencies, Regulatory Activity and Regulatory Conflicts.” He was appointed an advisor to the Brazilian Bar Association’s General Legislative Advisory Board for the 2013-2015 period.

  • Carolina Gomes

    Carolina Gomes

    Carolina Gomes graduated in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO) in December 2017, obtaining maximum marks for her thesis entitled "Analysis of Tax activity relating to Article 1.015 of the New Code of Civil Procedure". She is a lawyer working in corporate, civil and real estate disputes, both in litigation and arbitration.

    His professional experience includes time in the offices of Andrade & Fichtner Advogados and Galdino, Coelho, Mendes Advogados.

  • Daniel Coelho

    Daniel Coelho

    Mr. Coelho focuses his practice in Arbitration, Litigation, and Government & Regulatory Law. He regularly appears as an advocate and arbitrator before international and domestic arbitral tribunals under the rules of various arbitration institutions in Brazil and abroad

    Mr. Coelho has an extensive experience arguing cases before the state and federal courts including the Brazilian higher courts, and the Brazilian administrative agencies.

    Mr. Coelho served as the head of Litigation and Arbitration for Veirano Advogados (2012-2016). After more than 17 years with Veirano Advogados, he left the firm to join Fux Advogados in May 2016.

    Mr. Coelho graduated from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), 1997, and holds a Master’s degree in Law from the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 2008.

    Mr. Coelho is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and the Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem (CBAr).

    RECOGNITIONS

    Chambers & Partners, Latin America - Dispute Resolution: Litigation -- 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    Chambers & Partners, Global - Dispute Resolution: Litigation -- 2011, 2012

    Legal 500, Latin America - Public Law -- 2015

    Legal 500, Latin America - Dispute Resolution -- 2013

    LACCA Approved - Litigation -- 2015, 2016

    LACCA Approved - Administrative Law -- 2016

  • David González

    David González

    A graduate of the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, David González also holds a postgraduate degree in Civil Procedure from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (Pontific Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro). He practices in the areas of Civil and Business Litigation, Bankruptcy and Receivership, as well as International Arbitration.

    His professional experience includes working at an important law firm, where he played a strategic role in major litigation before the Courts, and in various National and International Arbitration Chambers.

  • Felipe Loureiro

    Felipe Loureiro

    Felipe Loureiro graduated in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO) in December 2012 and is currently as post-graduate student at the Commercial Arbitration and Consensual Methods of Conflict Resolution at PUC-RIO. Felipe works predominantly in the area of litigation where he has both national and international experience, as well as arbitration proceedings before the main arbitration chambers.

    His professional experience includes time at the offices of Sergio Bermudes Advogados and Marlan Marinho Jr. Advogados Associados.

  • Guilherme França Barros

    Guilherme França Barros

    Guilherme França Barros obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Law from the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro - PUC-Rio) in August 2008, and concluded a post-graduate course in Civil Procedural Law at the same institution in December 2010. Mr. Barros holds a Masters Degree in Law (LL.M.) from Columbia University (USA), May 2011.

    Mr. Barros focuses on litigation and arbitration, has a vast experience in national and international litigation, as well as in arbitral proceedings under the rules of the most prestigious institutions in Brazil and abroad.

    Before joining Fux Advogados, Mr. Barros served in Veirano Advogados (2011-2016), Basilio Advogados (2009-2010), and Andrade & Fichtner Advogados (2004-2008).

    Mr. Barros is a member of the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, of the ICC - International Chamber of Commerce, and of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem - CBAr).

  • Guilherme Migliora

    Guilherme Migliora

    Guilherme has an undergraduate degree in law from Fundação Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro. He has mainly worked in the area of litigation. He has extensive experience in the judicial and arbitration areas, having worked on high-profile and complex cases.

    His professional experience includes time with law firms Pinheiro Neto Advogados and Sérgio Bermudes Advogados.

    Guilherme is fluent in English and has an intermediate knowledge of Italian.

  • Júlia Oliveira

    Júlia Oliveira

    Júlia Costa de Oliveira graduated in Law from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in June 2010 and holds a masters' degree in Civil Law at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ).

    Júlia has extensive experience in contractual, commercial and natural resources law. Júlia currently works in the elaboration and revision of contracts and general business law for companies, as well as preparing legal advice for domestic and foreign clients for the structuring, negotiation and formation of joint ventures; the negotiation of purchase contracts and options focusing on research projects and the production of diverse minerals, acquisition of assets and financing of mining projects.

    Prior to joining Fux Advogados, Julia worked at Veirano Advogados (2008-2017).

  • Leonel Pittzer

    Leonel Pittzer

    Leonel Pittzer coordinates the litigation and consulting departments. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in law from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Federal University of Rio Janeiro), is an acting member of the Associação Brasileira de Direito Financeiro (Brazilian Association of Finance Law) and a specialist in Tax Procedure Law from the Universidade Cândido Mendes and in Accounting from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas. In addition, he holds a postgraduate degree in Tax Law from the Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários (Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies).

    His professional experience includes working in the legal departments of the newspaper Jornal do Brasil, Kroll Associates and at several major law firms. He has practiced in the areas of litigation and consulting since 2005, and partnered with Rodrigo Fux in 2009 to create Fux Advogados Law Firm.

  • Marcela Maffei Quadra Travassos

    Marcela Maffei Quadra Travassos

    Marcela Maffei is a lawyer in the Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution practice area. She mainly works on complex corporate disputes in judicial and arbitration cases, real estate and civil law issues in general, and Business Reorganization and Insolvency. Marcela´s professional experience includes working at Law Firms Wellington Moreira Pimentel, Campos Mello Advogados, Andrade & Fichtner and Barbosa Müssnich Aragão, where she remained for seven years before joining Fux Advogados in September 2016.

    Marcela Maffei has an undergraduate Law degree (2001) and a Master’s degree in Civil Law (2013) from the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). She is a is a member of the Business Law Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association (2013-2015 and 2016-2018 periods), of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem - CBAr) and the Board of Referees of civil law journal Civilistica.com (A1 Qualis rating).

    Marcela Maffei is a Professor on the Fundação Getulio Vargas Rio de Janeiro Law School’s (FGV Direito-Rio) at the LL.M Corporate Law course (since 2011), a Professor of Business Law on Continuing Education Program of CEPED/UERJ (since 2006), and a Professor of Business Law, Bankruptcy, Business Reorganization and Insolvency at Escola da Magistratura do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - EMERJ (since 2003).

    Author, Empresa Individual de Responsabilidade Limitada (EIRELI) – Análise constitucional do instituto, unipessoalidade e mecanismos de controle de abusos e fraudes (Editora Renovar, 2015) and various articles in collective works.

  • Mateus Carvalho

    Mateus Carvalho

    Mateus Carvalho earned his Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, and practices in the areas of Strategic Litigation (Civil, Administrative and Regulatory) and Arbitration at Fux Advogados.

    His professional experience in these areas began in 2009, and includes working in strategic litigation at a prestigious law firm. Carvalho was also a member of the Comissão dos Juizados Especiais Estaduais (Committee on Special State Courts) of the Conselho Seccional do Estado do Rio de Janeiro da OAB/RJ (the State Sectional Board of the Brazilian Bar Association's Rio de Janeiro Chapter ) from 2013 to 2015.

  • Paulo Cristofaro

    Paulo Cristofaro

    He has an undergraduate law degree from the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Paulo mainly works in the area of litigation. He has experience in domestic and international litigation, and he has acted in arbitration proceedings involving leading arbitration centers.

    His professional experience includes work at law firms Pinheiro Neto Advogados and Binenbojm, Gama & Carvalho Britto Advocacia.

  • Pedro Hassan

    Pedro Hassan

    Pedro Hassan has an undergraduate law degree from Rio de Janeiro Catholic University, a specialist diploma in civil law and procedure from the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Rio and a master’s in civil procedural law from Cândido Mendes University, also in Rio.

    He is currently doing two other master’s degrees, in civil procedural law at Rio de Janeiro State University and in administrative law at Cândido Mendes University.

    He joined Fux Advogados in 2018, and since then, he has worked in the strategic litigation area (civil, administrative and regulatory).

    His professional experience includes stints at law firms Veirano Advogados and Bastos-Tigre, Coelho da Rocha, Lopes e Freitas Advogados.

  • Raphael Mesquita

    Raphael Mesquita

    Raphael Mesquita obtained a law degree from Rio de Janeiro Federal University in December 2016. He mainly works in the area of litigation. He has experience in national and international litigation, besides working on arbitration proceedings in major arbitration courts.

    His professional experience includes time spent at law firms Sergio Bermudes Advogados and Basilio Advogados.

  • Renata Kingston

    Renata Kingston

    She has an undergraduate law degree from Rio de Janeiro State University (2010) and a graduate degree from the Rio de Janeiro State School of Magistrates (2014).

    Renata Kingston is a lawyer in the areas of civil litigation, real estate law, arbitration and conflict resolution. Her professional experience includes work at law firms Sergio Bermudes Advogados, Andrade & Fichtner Advogados, and Schmidt Lourenço Kingston Advogados Associados.

  • Roberto Coelho

    Roberto Coelho

    Obtained a law degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro State in June 2006 and completed a master’s in civil procedural law at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro – PUC Rio) in December 2013.

    He has mainly worked in the areas of civil litigation and arbitration, and he has extensive experience of domestic and international litigation covering a variety of subjects.

    Before joining Fux Advogados, he worked for Veirano Advogados (2012-2016), Tavares Paes Advogados (2007-2012), and Siqueira Castro Advogados (2005-2007).

    He is a member of the International Chamber of Commerce and the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem – CBAr).

  • Rodrigo Carregal

    Rodrigo Carregal

    Obtained a law degree from the Fundação Getulio Vargas Rio de Janeiro Law School in December 2012. He has worked mainly in the area of litigation, in Brazil and abroad, and in arbitration proceedings in major arbitration courts.

    His professional experience includes work at Rio de Janeiro law firms Sergio Bermudes Advogados and Basilio Advogados.

  • Rodrigo Fux

    Rodrigo Fux

    A specialist in highly complex litigation, Rodrigo Fux is a graduate of the Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Cândido Mendes (Candido Mendes University School of Law) and holds a Master’s degree in Civil Procedure Law from the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (University of the State of Rio de Janeiro).

    Rodrigo’s professional experience includes working at the Law Firm of Sérgio Bermudes, the DIX company of the Brascan group, and Veirano Advogados Law Firm, where he worked for eight years before joining forces with Leonel Pittzer to form Fux Advogados.

    Rodrigo Fux is a member of the Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law and member of the arbitration body of CBMA – the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration. In addition, he has worked as Judge-Auditor of the 4th Disciplinary Commission of the Superior Court of Sports Justice and as Assistant Professor of the postgraduate courses of Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Law School.

  • Thiago Sbano

    Thiago Sbano

    Thiago Sbano graduated from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro’s National Law School in 2013, got a master’s in civil and constitutional law from Rio de Janeiro State University in 2015, and obtained a specialist diploma in corporate and capital market law from the Getulio Vargas Foundation in 2018.

    He joined Fux Advogados in 2013, and since then he has worked in the law firm’s strategic litigation (civil, administrative and corporate) and arbitration areas.

    His professional experience includes stints at law firm Motta, Fernandes Rocha Advogados and logistics company LLX Logística S/A.

  • Vanessa Perlingeiro

    Vanessa Perlingeiro

    Vanessa Perlingeiro holds a law degree from the Fluminense Federal University – “UFF” (2018). She is currently taking a postgraduate course in tax law at the Brazilian Institute for Tax Studies – “IBET”.

    Her experience with tax law started at the law firm Veirano Advogados. She also worked as an intern and, later, as a lawyer at Seabra Fagundes Ferraz Mannino Espírito Santo Advogados.

    She is fluent in English, with certified proficiency by the University of Cambridge.

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