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André Chateaubriand

André Chateaubriand


André has extensive experience in local and international arbitration, as well as civil and multi-jurisdictional litigation. In 2013, André joined Brazil’s Federal Senate Committee to amend the country’s Arbitration Law (Lei de Arbitragem) and draft its Mediation Law (Lei de Mediação). Besides his background in arbitration and civil litigation, André has a strong track record in restructuring, judicial reorganization and bankruptcy proceedings. He is a professor of Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and a member of the Board of the Turn Around Management Association (TMA Brazil).


Master of Laws (LL.M.) – Columbia Law School, New York;

Postgraduate Degree in Civil and Constitutional Law – Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ);

Bachelor of Laws – Universidade Candido Mendes (UCAM).


Chambers Brazil – Dispute Resolution: Rio de Janeiro (2022 – 2023); Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (2014 – 2018; 2021, 2023); Litigation (2020 – 2023);

Chambers Global – Dispute resolution: Litigation (2014 – 2023);

Global Restructuring Review (GRR) – Names to Know in Brazil (2020);

Latin Lawyer 250 – Arbitration (2020, 2023 – 2024), Litigation (2020, 2023 – 2024); Restructuring & Insolvency (2015 – 2019);

The Legal 500 – Dispute Resolution (2012 – 2015);

Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Arbitration (2021 – 2023);

Who’s Who Legal Global Leader – Arbitration (2021 – 2023).

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