Fernando advises clients on international commercial arbitrations and cross-border disputes in a wide range of industries including mining, oil and gas, energy, manufacturing, private equity, and insurance. He primarily focuses on the Latin American market and has represented clients or served as arbitrator in disputes under ICC, ICDR, LCIA, ARBITAC and CAM-CCBC rules.
With prior experience and training in corporate law, he holds a Master of Laws from Northwestern School of Law and a Certificate in Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management.
Fernando practices in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French; and currently splits his time between the London, São Paulo and New York offices.
Advised leading steel manufacturer on international arbitration arising from dispute with plant manufacturer.
Acted on behalf of insurers in various disputes regarding D&O liability policies arising from corruption allegations around the world.
Represented clients in mediation relating to securities class actions filed in New York, and negotiated settlement.
Advised clients on international arbitration relating to losses in large hydroelectric power plant in northern Brazil.
Negotiated and settled cross-border dispute arising from claims made under performance bonds issued for the construction of naval vessels.
Advised clients on international arbitration dispute arising from a mining project in Latin America.