Arbitration and Mediation

Arbitration and Mediation

Azevedo Sette Advogados acts in the defense of its clients’ interests in the prevention and resolution of business disputes, resulting from corporate or M&A operations, infrastructure and construction contracts, energy sector contracts or commercial relations contracts.

The partners and other members of the Arbitration and Mediation team have relevant experience in resolving business disputes, as well as specific education and training in practice.

Azevedo Sette has extensive experience representing clients interests in proceedings before some of the main Brazilian and international chambers, being able to act in institutions such as ICC, LCIA, ICDR, CAM-CCBC, CAMARB, CAMB3, CMA CIESP-FIESP, AMCHAM, CBMA, CAESP and FGV.

Our team is able to advise clients in the drafting of clauses and in the choice of extrajudicial methods of dispute resolution and also, in the prior review of contracts and documents, mitigating potential risks inherent to contractual management.

The law firm represents the clients interest in the ratification of foreign arbitration awards or in the court enforcement of arbitration awards.

The full service performance of Azevedo Sette Advogados, always with excellence and focused on the client, allows the involvement of various practices and technical experiences in arbitrations conducted by the law firm, enabling the best solutions.

  • Disputes arising from M&A: Arbitrations and mediations involving the acquisition of equity interest, earn-out disputes, guarantees, escrow accounts, MAC-MAE clauses or non-compete clauses;
  • Corporate and Capital Markets Disputes: Arbitrations or mediations of disputes between partners, arising from shareholders agreements as well as disputes arising from the Capital Markets;
  • Commercial Contracts: Disputes arising from commercial or supply contracts, take or pay clauses, controversies arising from distribution contracts, commercial representation, joint ventures or business partnerships;
  • Real Estate Issues: Disputes arising from real estate operations, developments, commercial leases, build-to-suit or sale and leaseback operations;
  • Energy: Disputes involving contracts related to the generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of electrical energy (ACR/ACL);
  • Infrastructure and Construction: Controversies about the execution of works, modification of schedules, involving critical path, construction or geological aspects, changes in the project, actions on productivity, economic and financial recovery and rebalancing;
  • Concessions and PPPs: Controversies about the execution of projects, demand change, impacts resulting from contractual changes by the Public Administration, economic and financial rebalancing of contracts. Representation of clients interests in arbitration proceedings or Dispute Boards (Dispute Resolution Committees);
  • Technology, Internet and Media: Disputes arising from contracts and franchise issues, among others.