Our Team

Eleonora Coelho

Fabiana de Cerqueira Leite

Ana Olívia Antunes Haddad

Louise Maia de Oliveira

Julia Martins Gomes

Eleonora Coelho

eleonora@eleonoracoelho.com.br

Education

Master’s Degree in Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods (ADR) from Université Paris II – Panthéon-Assas (1998-1999)

Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of São Paulo Law School (1996)

Languages

Fluent in Portuguese, English and French, and speaks Italian and Spanish

Professional recognition

Since 2009, Eleonora Coelho has been repeatedly recognized as an outstanding arbitration practitioner by Chambers & Partners, Who’s Who Legal and other publications. Recently, her main recognitions are:

“Thought Leaders – Arbitration” (Who’s Who Legal 2019)

“Excellent Arbitrator” (Leaders’ League Brazil 2019)

“Lista dos Advogados e Advogadas Mais Admirados do Brasil” (Advocacia 500 2018)

“Most in Demand Arbitrators – Brazil” (Chambers & Partners 2018)

“Arbitration Expert – Brazil” (Who’s Who Legal 2018)

“Thought Leaders – Arbitration” (Who’s Who Legal 2018)

“Excellent Arbitrator” (Leaders’ League Brazil 2018)

“Best Arbitrators in Brazil” (Leaders’ League Brazil 2017)

Listed in the roster of arbitrators of the following institutions

Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CAM-CCBC)

London Court of International Arbitration – database of arbitrators (LCIA)

São Paulo Chamber of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration – CIESP/FIESP

Commercial Arbitration Chamber of Brazil (CAMARB)

Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration of Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)

Market Arbitration Chamber (CAM B3)

Mediation and Arbitration Chamber of the Engineering Institute (CMA-IE)

Mediation and Arbitration Chamber of the Federation of Industries of the State of Paraná (CAM/FIEP)

Eurochamber Mediation and Arbitration Chamber (CAE)

Brazilian Rural Mediation and Arbitration Chamber (CARB)

Federasul Arbitration Chamber (CAF)

Center for Mediation and Arbitration of the Brazilian Association of Information Technology Companies (ASSESPRO-SP)

Mediation and Arbitration Chamber of the Commercial and Industrial Association of Florianópolis (ACIF)

Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration Chamber of the Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo State Chapter

Member of the following institutions 

Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo State Chapter

Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)

Member of the International Bar Association – Latin America Regional Forum (IBA-LARF)

ICC Latin American Committee

International Advisory Committee do International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)

Club Español del Arbitraje

Deliberative Board of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law (IBDiC)

Arbitration Committee of the Center for Law Study (CESA)

São Paulo Institute of Lawyers (IASP)

Miguel Reale Institute for Cultural Studies (IEC)

Women Lawyers Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo State Chapter (OAB/SP)

Experiences 

President of the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CAM-CCBC) since April 2019.

General Secretary of the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CAM-CCBC) from 2016 to April 2019.

Member of the Commission of Jurists designated by the Brazilian Senate to update the Brazilian Arbitration Law, resulting in the enactment of Law 13,129/2015.

Former Vice President of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr).

Coordinator and teacher in the Specialization Course in Arbitration organized by CEU-IICS Law School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil (2014 and 2016).

Member of the Scientific Committee of the “I Jornada sobre Prevenção e Solução Extrajudicial de Litígio”, organized by the Federal Justice Council in partnership with the Superior Tribunal of Justice (STJ).

Published works

“A Necessidade de Criação de Regulamentos Adaptados para Arbitragens Coletivas no Mercado de Capitais”. Published in Processo Societário, vol. III. São Paulo, Brazil: Quartier Latin, 2018, pp. 115-145.

“A Tomada de Decisão dos Árbitros: a Ignorada e Relevante Influência dos Vieses Inconscientes”. Published in Estudos de Direito: Uma Homenagem ao Prof. Dr. José Carlos de Magalhães. São Paulo, Brazil: Atelier Jurídico, 2018, pp. 801-832.

“Desenvolvimento da Cultura dos Métodos Adequados de Solução de Conflitos: Uma Urgência para o Brasil”. Published in Arbitragem e Mediação: A Reforma da Lei Brasileira. 2 ed. São Paulo, Brazil: Atlas, 2017, pp. 97-125.

“As Táticas de Guerrilha e a Ética na Arbitragem Internacional”. Published in Revista Brasileira da Advocacia, vol. 5. AASP e RT, April-June 2017, pp. 35-55.

“Article 1 – Scope of Application of the Rules”. Published in The CAM-CCBC Arbitration Rules: A Commentary. Eleven International Publishing, 2016, pp.27-38.

“Escopo de Aplicação e Exclusões (Arts. 1-6 e 10)”.  Published in A Convenção de Viena sobre Contrato de Compra e Venda Internacional de Mercadorias – Desafios e Perspectivas. São Paulo, Brazil: Atlas, 2015, pp. 35-61.

“Women in Arbitration in Brazil”. Published in ArbitralWomen Newsletter, n° 11, July 2014; and Kluwer Arbitration Blog, August 28, 2014.

“Arbitration in Brazil: Recent Developments”. Published in International Arbitration 2012, vol. I. Practising Law Institute, USA, 2012.

“International Commercial Arbitration in Brazil”. Published in International Commercial Arbitration in Latin America – Arbitraje del Estudio Mario Castillo Freyre. Lima, Peru, 2012.

“A autonomia da arbitragem e o STJ”. Published in Jornal Valor Econômico and by the website Direito ao Ponto, January 2011.

“O ano foi de fortalecimento da arbitragem no Brasil”. Published in Consultor Jurídico, December 2010.

“Parceria Institucional Acadêmico-Científica”. Published in Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem, no. 22. Editora Thomson IOB, April-June 2009, pp. 7-77.

“A Redação da Cláusula Compromissória”. Published in Direito ao Ponto, no. 4, May 2009.

“Court Support for Arbitration in the Americas and the Role of Public Law”. Published in Arbitration Newsletter, IBA Arbitration Committee, March 2009.

“Os Efeitos da Convenção de Arbitragem – Adoção do Princípio Kompetenz-Kompetenz no Brasil”. Published in Arbitragem. São Paulo, Brazil: Atlas, 2007, pp. 326-338.

“Arbitragem: Instrumento para Garantia da Aplicação do Pacta Sunt Servanda em Detrimento dos Amplos Poderes Conferidos aos Juízes Togados pelo Novo Código Civil?”. Published in Direito de Empresa e Contratos, 2nd ed. São Paulo: Editora Thomson IOB, 2006.

“Arbitragem e o Poder Judiciário: Aspectos Relevantes”. Published in Aspectos Práticos da Arbitragem. São Paulo, Brazil: Quartier Latin, 2006, pp. 105-123.

“A Arbitragem e o Poder Judiciário Brasileiro”. Published in Jornal Valor Econômico, July 7 th, 2005, ed. number 1297.

“O Poder Judiciário e a Arbitragem: atualidades”. Published in Boletim Informativo of Commercial Arbitration Chamber of Brazil (CAMARB), 2005.

“Arbitragem e Contratos com Empresas Estatais”. Published in Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem, nº 4. Editora Thomson IOB, October-December 2004.

“A Convenção de Nova York: ratificação pelo Brasil”. Published in Novos Rumos da Arbitragem no Brasil. São Paulo, Brazil: Ed. Fiúza, 2004, pp. 307-325.

Recent conferences and expositive classes

Eleonora Coelho attends several ADRs and arbitration events in Brazil and abroad and she is frequently invited to take part in conferences and expositive classes. The most recent are the following:

“Arbitragens entre Brasil e China: Desafios Práticos” – Speaker at the event “Arbitragem Internacional: uma análise prática”, organized by Instituto SocioCultural Brasil/China – Ibrachina. São Paulo, Brazil (February 2019).

“Prova pericial pelo olhar do tribunal arbitral” – Speaker at the event “Hardtalk Prova”, organized by Cultcorp e Simmonagio Perícias. Sao Paulo, Brazil (November 2018).

“Arbitragem e Justiça: conciliações e contradições” – Speaker at the event organized by PVG Advogados. Sao Paulo, Brazil (November 2018).

“As particularidades do processo de homologação de sentença arbitral estrangeira perante o Judiciário Brasileiro” – Speaker at the 1st Arbitration Congress of GEARB-UFSC. Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. (October 2018).

“Brazil as a seat for international arbitration: experiences and potential developments” – Speaker at the event “Brazilian arbitration – Current challenges of a successful model”, organized by SciencesPo Law School. Paris, France (September 2018).

“Carreira na Arbitragem” – Speaker at the event “Under 40 International Arbitration Day”, organized by ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, ICDR Young & International e PUC-SP. Sao Paulo, Brazil (August 2018).

“Mediação e possíveis parcerias com DSD e Dispute Board” – Speaker at the panel in the “XI Seminário de Arbitragem e Mediação”, organized by the Brazilian Institute of Mediation and Arbitration (IMAB). Sao Paulo, Brazil (August 2018).

“Arbitraje por medio de condiciones generales de contratación” – Speaker at the event “X Conferencia Latinoamericana de Arbitraje”, organized by Centro de Estudios de Derecho, Economía y Política (CEDEP) and Asociación Zambrano. Cusco, Peru (May 2018).

“Efficiency and Evidence Production and the Role of the Arbitrator: US Style vs Civil Law Style Arbitration” – Speaker at the event “Arbitration Forum”, organized by Law and Economics Foundation of St. Gallen. St. Gallen, Switzerland (April 2018).

Fabiana de Cerqueira Leite

fabiana@eleonoracoelho.com.br

Education

Postgraduate specialization in mediation from COGEAE – Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (2014)

Bachelor of law degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (2010)

Languages

Fluent in Portuguese and English. Intermediate level in French

Member of the following institutions

Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo State Chapter

Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)

New Arbitralists Initiative (INOVARB)

Brazilian Association of Students for Arbitration (ABEArb)

Experiences

Member of the Business Mediation Study Group of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr).

Member of the Corporate Arbitration Study Group of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr).

Member of the Organizing Committee of the Brazilian Competition on Commercial Mediation, promoted by the Commercial Arbitration Chamber of Brazil (CAMARB).

Trained in mediation and conciliation by the Brazilian Institute of Mediation and Arbitration (IMAB).

Trained in commercial mediation by the CPR – International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution in International Business Mediation.

Trained in transformative mediation by the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation.

Assistant professor of the Arbitration Specialization Course at CEU-IICS Law School (2014).  

Exchange program at the University of Coimbra Law School – Portugal (2008).

Published Work

“A necessidade de um marco legal da mediação para o Brasil”, published in Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação Empresarial, year I, no. I. Belo Horizonte: Ed. Del Rey, July-December 2014.

Conferences and expositive classes

“A necessidade de um marco legal da mediação para o Brasil” during the “1st Congress on Arbitration and Business Mediation”, organized by the Study Group on Arbitration and Mediation of Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (March, 2014).

“Árbitros”, lecture given to the undergraduate law students, held at the Faculty of Campinas (FACAMP), as part of the program “Contracts and ADRs” (September 2015).

“Árbitros”, lecture given to the undergraduate law students, held at the Faculty of Campinas (FACAMP) (November 2017).

Ana Olívia Antunes Haddad

olivia@eleonoracoelho.com.br

Education

Master’s degree in civil procedural law from the University of São Paulo Law School (in progress)

Postgraduate specialization in corporate law from Getulio Vargas Foundation (2016)

Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of São Paulo Law School (2013)

Languages

Fluent in Portuguese and English and basic level in Italian

Member of the following institutions

Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo State Chapter

Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)

New Arbitralists Initiative (INOVARB)

Brazilian Association of Students for Arbitration (ABEArb)

Young Arbitration Forum – International Chamber of Commerce (YAF-ICC)

Experiences

Member of the Women in Brazilian Civil Procedure Group of the Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law.

Teacher’s assistant in the postgraduate specialization courses from Getulio Vargas Foundation (2019).

Teacher’s assistant in the courses of Civil Procedure coordinated by Professor Heitor Sica in University of São Paulo Law School (2017-2019).

Participant in the Teaching Improvement Program of the University of São Paulo Law School (2017-2018).

Content creator for LexisNexis 360º Brasil (2016).

Assistant professor in the Arbitration Specialization Course at CEU-IICS Law School (2014).

Trained in mediation and conciliation by the Brazilian Institute of Mediation and Arbitration (2014).

Published Works

“Pontos de Intersecção entre a Arbitragem e o Poder Judiciário: uma análise dos julgados do STJ e das Câmaras de Direito Privado do TJSP do ano de 2016”, co-auhtor with André Luís Bergamaschi and Livia Maria de Souza Crepaldi, published in Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem, no. 54. Kluwer Law International, April-June 2017, pp. 28-53.

“Article 1 – Scope of Application of the Rules”, co-author with Eleonora Coelho, published in the book The CAM-CCBC Arbitration Rules: A Commentary by Frederico José Straube, Claudio Finkelstein and Napoleão Casado Filho (eds). Eleven International Publishing, 2016, pp. 27-38.

“A Reforma da Lei Brasileira de Arbitragem: Preocupações e Expectativas”, published in Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação Empresarial, year I, n. I. Belo Horizonte: Ed. Del Rey, July-December 2014.

Conferences and expositive classes

“Arbitragem e publicidade das decisões: entre o sigilo e a segurança jurídica”, lecture given during the event “Arbitragem e Questões Econômicas Complexas” in University of São Paulo Law School (April 2018).

“Árbitros”, lectures given to the undergraduate law students of Faculty of Campinas (FACAMP) (September 2015, November 2017 and November 2018).

“A Reforma da Lei Brasileira de Arbitragem: Preocupações e Expectativas”, lecture given during the “1st Congress on Arbitration and Business Mediation”, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (March, 2014).

Louise Maia de Oliveira

louise@eleonoracoelho.com.br

Education

Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of São Paulo Law School (2016)

Languages

Fluent in Portuguese and English, advanced level in Spanish and basic level in Italian

Member of the following institutions

Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo State Chapter

Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)

New Arbitralists Initiative – AMCHAM (INOVARB)

Young ITA (Institute for Transnational Arbitration)

Young Arbitrators Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-YAF)

Experiences

Trained in mediation and conciliation by the Brazilian Institute of Mediation and Arbitration (2018).

Participant in the Arbitration Specialization Course at CEU-IICS Law School (2016).

Exchange program at the University of Miami (2015).

Julia Martins Gomes

julia@eleonoracoelho.com.br

Education

Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of São Paulo Law School (2017)

Languages

Fluent in Portuguese, English and French

Member of the following institutions

Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo State Chapter

Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)

New Arbitralists Initiative – AMCHAM (INOVARB)

Young ITA (Institute for Transnational Arbitration)

Young Arbitrators Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-YAF)

Association des Amis pour le Droit Continental (A2DC)

Experiences

Participant at the Summer School of Civil Law of the Civil Law Initiative/Fondation pour le Droit Continental, having obtained the Certificat de Formation au Droit Continental”, issued by Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (2018).

Content creator for LexisNexis 360º Brasil (2016).

Exchange program at Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, having obtained the “Certificat Supérieur de Droit Français et Européen” (2015-2016).

Participant at the 13th Cologne Academy on International Commercial Arbitration (2015).