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Luis Renato Ferreira da Silva

Luis Renato Ferreira da Silva

Practice Groups

Corporate Law and Foreign Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Arbitration

Contact

Office: Porto Alegre
Phone: (55 51) 3025-2223

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Professional experience

A specialist in corporate law and contract law in Porto Alegre’s TozziniFreire office, Luis Renato brings to the firm a distinguished academic background focused on Civil and Commercial Law in addition to his extensive participation with Magistrate Schools in Rio Grande do Sul. In private practice, he has built a reputation for exceptional performance in frequent work before the State Court of Rio Grande do Sul and the Superior Court of Justice in Brasilia.

Recognition:

Luis is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in international legal publications such as Chambers Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250, Legal 500, IFLR 1000 (Notable Practitioner) and Análise Advocacia 500. Luis is LACCA Approved: Latin America’s leading private practitioner for Litigation.

Languages:

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Education:

  • Doctor of Laws degree from the Law School of Universidade de São Paulo (USP).
  • Master’s degree from the Law School of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).
  • Graduate of the Law School of Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS), 1987.

Additional activities:

  • Professor of Commercial Law at the graduation course of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).

Publications:

  • Co-author of the chapter "A Prática, a Construção e a Solidificação da Arbitragem", of the book 40 Anos de Direito Empresarial no Brasil. São Paulo: Quartier Latin, 2016, p. 65-79.
  • Author of the preamble of Interpretação dos Contratos [Contract Interpretation]. São Paulo: Revista dos Tribunais, 2011.
  • Author of "Princípios do Direito Contratual no Código de Defesa do Consumidor: Autonomia Privada e Boa Fé. Algumas Reflexões sobre a sua Harmonização" [Principles of Contract Law in the Consumer Defense Code: Private Autonomy and Good-faith. Reflections on their Harmonization] chapter from the book Contratos de Consumo e Atividade Econômica [Consumption Contracts and Economic Activity]. São Paulo: Saraiva, 2009. 
  • Author of "A Função Social do Contrato no Novo Código Civil e sua Conexão com a Solidariedade Social" [The Social Function of the Agreement in the New Civil Code and its Relation to Social Solidarity] chapter from the book O Novo Código Civil e a Constituição [The New Civil Code and the Constitution]. Porto Alegre: Livraria do Advogado, 2003.
  • Author of  the preamble of Cumulação Eventual de Pedidos [Occasional Accumulation of Requests]. Porto Alegre: Livraria do Advogado Editora, 1998.
  • Author of "Do Dolo" [Felony] chapter from the book Teoria Geral Do Direito Civil [General Theory of Civil Law]. São Paulo: Atlas s/a, 2008.
  • Author of Revisão de Contratos: Do Código Civil ao Código de Defesa do Consumidor [Contract Review: From the Civil Code to the Consumer Defense Code]. Rio de Janeiro: Forense, 1998.
  • Author of "Das Regras Contratuais no Mercosul" [Contractual Rules in the Mercosur] chapter from the book Mercosul, seus Efeitos Jurídicos, Econômicos e Políticos nos Estados Membros [Legal, Economic, and Political Effects of the Mercosur in its Member Countries]. Porto Alegre: Livraria do Advogado, 1997.
  • Author of "A Lesão Enorme e o Direito Brasileiro" [The Lesion Beyond Moiety and the Brazilian Law] chapter from the book O Ensino Jurídico no Limiar do Novo Século [The Legal Learning in the Beginning of the New Century]. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, 1997.
  • Author of "A Livre Circulação de Trabalhadores no Mercosul e o Princípio da Igualdade" [The Free Circulation of Workers in the Mercosur and the Principle of Equality] chapter from the book Mercosul - Seus Efeitos Jurídicos, Econômicos e Políticos nos Estados Membros [Legal, Economic, and Political Effects of the Mercosur in its Member Countries]. Porto Alegre: Livraria do Advogado Editora, 1995.

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