What the team is known for Stellar maritime practice widely respected for its holistic coverage of dry and wet shipping matters. Noted capabilities spanning shipbuilding agreements, EPC contracts for shipyards, and shipping finance. Regularly represents clients in major accidents and acts on a variety of freight arrangements. Deep experience in cross-border transactions involving suppliers, port operators and trading companies.
The highly experienced and "excellent" Godofredo Mendes Vianna is praised by market sources for his leading practice in the shipping sector. He frequently advises on complex mandates, including prominent disputes and high-value transactions.
Camila Mendes Vianna Cardoso maintains a noted shipping practice and is a well-known player in the market. Her recent experience includes advising on a major shipping contract for the oil and gas industry. Cardoso frequently handles disputes related to vessels and cargo claims for multinational clients.
Iwam Jaeger is well regarded for his significant experience assisting with shipping contracts and complex casualties involving vessels. Market commentators note: "He is a very skilful negotiator and knows how to ease a complex situation, but can also be aggressive when it is required."
Up-and-coming partner Lucas Leite Marques is a new addition to the table. Sources praise his skills, with one saying: "He is able to put himself in the shoes of the opposing side, which helps to facilitate the deal." Marques regularly advises international companies on Brazilian damage claims legislation.
Associate-to-watch Juliana Furtado Senna is recognised by market sources for her regular activity in shipping deals. Interviewees describe her as a "very good lawyer." She has experience handling cross-border contractual matters with particular focus on commercial deals.