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Gabriel Vaz Guimarães



Practice Area

  • Business Law; Contracts
  • MaritimeandCommercial
  • Contractand Civil Liability
  • Business Strategic Adviceand Negotiation
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • Regulatory
  • Social Security Law

Practice Description

Gabriel Vaz advises Brazilian and multinational clients on a wide variety of legal matters in connection with business transactions and investment projects, and related dispute resolution matters, seeking the most effective solution for complex legal issues.

He focuses his practice on maritime, civil and commercial law, including maritime transportation, “offshore” services, navigation accidents and matters; contract drafting and negotiation, strategic commercial advice and dispute resolution, including civil liability lawsuits and social security contribution administrative proceedings. His dispute related matters have been before state and federal courts and tribunals in Rio de Janeiro and other states. He also acts as deputy council memberto the socialsecurity appeal board.

Gabriel also advises clients on electricity sectorand infrastructure regulatory matters and related infrastructure construction.


B.A. in Law (JD equivalent); Universidade Cândido Mendes in Rio de Janeiro City. He is concluding a LLM in Business Law, concentration in MaritimeLaw; Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-RJ)

He iscertified in Public Law and concluded several legal training programs organized by distinguished institutions. He alsoholds a certificate on Electricity Regulatory Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-RJ).


Portuguese and English