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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. In 2015, Guilherme worked as a visiting associate (category "juriste") at Dechert (Paris) LLP, in the International Arbitration team.

Recognition:

  • He is recognized by The Legal 500 as a Next Generation Lawyer.

Languages:

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Education:

  • Doctor of Civil Law from the Law School of USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 2018 (doctoral thesis recognized by the Outstanding Award for the best one in Civil Law at USP, in 2018).  
  • Studied at the Trial Academy organized by IADC (International Association of Defense Counsel) from Stanford University, USA, 2018.
  • LL.M. degree 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.
  • General Secretary (director) of CAF (Arbitration Chamber of Federasul).
  • Regional vice-chair of CLE (Continuing Legal Education) for Latin America of IADC (International Association of Defense Counsel) Committee.
  • Professor in postgraduate courses in Private Law and Arbitration at several institutions in Southern Brazil.
  • Member of CBAr (Brazilian Arbitration Committee).   
  • Member of the Commercial Law and Practice Commission at ICC (International Chamber of Commerce - Brazilian Branch). 
  • Member of the Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration). 
  • Member of the YIAG / LCIA (Young International Arbitration Group / The London Court of International Arbitration). 
  • 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:

  • Lacunas Contratuais e Interpretação: História, Conceito e Método (author). São Paulo: Ed. Quartier Latin, 2019.
  • "Usos e Costumes no Direito Contratual Brasileiro (ou, sobre a Precisão da Doutrina face à Imprecisão do Legislador)" article. In Direito, Cultura, Método. Leituras da Obra de Judith Martins-Costa (co-editor). Rio de Janeiro: Editora GZ, 2019.
  • "Brazil" chapter. In DELOS Guide to Arbitration Places (GAP). Paris: DELOS, 2018 and 2019.
  • "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" chapter. In Transformações Contemporâneas do Direito das Obrigações. MOTA, Maurício; KLOH, Gustavo (org.). Rio de Janeiro: Elsevier, 2010.

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