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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 América, Latin Lawyer 250, Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Análise Advocacia 500. Luis is LACCA Approved: Best Lawyers to work with for Litigation in Latin America.

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

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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