Marcelo Muriel

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Education

  • University of São Paulo – Law degree (1985)
  • Cambridge University – Certificate of Proficiency in English (1982)
  • University of São Paulo – Degree in Philosophy (1980/81 incomplete)

Career

  • Founding Partner of Muriel Medici Franco and senior partner of the firm (2016 to date)
  • Founding Partner of Mattos Muriel Kestener Advogados (2005/2015)
  • Intern, Associate and Partner of Pinheiro Neto Advogados (1983/2005)
  • Foreign stagiaire at Nagashima, Ohno & Tsunematsu in Tokyo, Japan (1992)

Expertise

  • Extensive practice as counsel, lead counsel and co-counsel in domestic and international dispute resolution, with emphasis on cross-border litigation, product liability and tort litigation, corporate disputes, construction, infrastructure, energy, financial transactions, domestic and international arbitration
  • Experience as party-appointed arbitrator and chairman of arbitral tribunals in domestic and international arbitrations

Associations

  • Former chairman of the Arbitration Committee of the São Paulo Bar
  • Member of the ICC Latin American Group of International Arbitration
  • Member of the IBA – International Bar Association

Foreign languages

  • Proficiency in English
  • Fluency in Spanish and French
  • Intermediate knowledge of Italian and Japanese (conversation only)

International recognition

  • Chambers Latin America – Brazil, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration – Band 1
  • Chambers Latin America – Brazil, Dispute Resolution: Litigation – Band 2
  • Chambers Latin America – Brazil, Product Liability – Band 2
  • Chambers Global – Brazil, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration – Band 1
  • Chambers Global – Brazil, Dispute Resolution: Litigation – Band 2
  • Who’s Who Legal Brazil: Arbitration, Litigation and Product Liability Defence
  • LACCA Approved – Arbitration
  • Expert Guides - Commercial Arbitration

mmuriel@mmfadvogados.com.br

Phone: + 55 11 30161881