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Guilherme Carneiro Monteiro Nitschke

Guilherme Carneiro Monteiro Nitschke

Practice Groups

Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation

Contact

Office: Porto Alegre
Phone: (55 51) 3025-2209

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Professional experience

Partner of the Litigation and Arbitration practice groups at TozziniFreire, Guilherme has broad experience in the assistance of commercial arbitrations and investment procedures before several different institutions and in cases of all levels of the Judiciary Branch in Brazil. His expertise also includes contractual consultative matters, negotiation of complex contracts and civil litigation for M&A transactions. Guilherme worked in 2015 as a visiting associate (category "juriste") at Dechert (Paris) LLP, in the International Arbitration team.

Languages:

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Education:

  • Doctor of Civil Law from the Law School of USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 2018. (thesis approved with honors, distinction and recommended for publication) 
  • Studied at the Trial Academy organized by IADC (International Association of Defense Counsel) from Stanford University, USA, 2018.
  • LL.M. from UFRGS (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul), 2011. 
  • Graduate of the Law School of PUCRS (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul), 2005.

Additional activities:

  • Director of CBAr (Brazilian Arbitration Committee) for the 2018-2021 triennium.
  • Member of CBAr (Arbitration Brazilian Committee). 
  • General Secretary (director) of CAF (Arbitration Chamber of Federasul).
  • Professor in postgraduate courses in Private Law and Arbitration at several institutions in Southern Brazil.
  • Member of the Commercial Law and Practice Commission at ICC (International Chamber of Commerce - Brazilian Branch). 
  • Member of the Young ICCA. 
  • Member of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG/LCIA). 
  • Member of the Special Arbitration Commission of OAB/RS (Brazilian Bar Association, Rio Grande do Sul section). 
  • Member of IDP (Institute of Private Law). 
  • Member of IEC (Institute for Cultural Studies). 

Publications:

  • “Brazil” chapter. In DELOS Guide to Arbitration Places (GAP). Paris: DELOS, 2018.
  • "Ativismo Arbitral e Lex Mercatoria" article. In Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, v. 12, 2015; and In Revista Jurídica Luso-Brasileira. Lisboa: 2015. 
  • "Contratos Duradouros Lacunosos e Poderes do Árbitro: Questões Teóricas e Práticas" article (co-author with Judith Martins-Costa). In Revista Jurídica Luso-Brasileira. Lisboa: 2015; and In Revista de Arbitragem - GEArb, 2012. 
  • "Revisão, Resolução, Reindexação, Renegociação: O Juiz e o Desequilíbrio Superveniente de Contratos de Duração" article. In Revista Trimestral de Direito Civil, v. 50, 2012. 
  • "Tempo e Equilíbrio Contratual" article. In Transformações Contemporâneas do Direito das Obrigações. MOTA, Maurício; KLOH, Gustavo (org.). Rio de Janeiro: Elsevier, 2010.

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