Gustavo Tepedino is one of the founding partners of Gustavo Tepedino Advogados, a Brazilian boutique law firm established in 2006. With offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasília, GTA endeavours to provide to its clients strategic guidance and expert advice in litigation, arbitration and legal consultancy services, particularly in civil, commercial and business matters.
Gustavo Tepedino has acted as arbitrator and counsel in nearly 120 arbitration proceedings, both domestic and international, in Brazil, Europe and the United States of America, under the rules of ICC, UNCITRAL and Brazilian chambers. Furthermore, Gustavo Tepedino has distinguished himself in the field of ad hoc arbitration. Professor Tepedino obtained his doctorate degree in civil law (doctor of juridical science, SJD) at the University of Camerino.
He is a full professor of private law at the school of law of the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), and served as dean of the school of law of the same University. In addition, Professor Tepedino is a member of the Comitato Scientifico della Scuola di Specializzazione in Diritto Civile della Università di Camerino, as well as of the International Academy of Comparative Law, the Association Henri Capitant des Amis de la Culture Juridique Française, the Société de Législation Comparée and the Brazilian Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-Brazil). Tepedino was a visiting fellow of the Max-Plank Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and a visiting scholar of Stanford University. Currently, he is president of the Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Civil – IBDCivil.
Gustavo Tepedino is fluent in Portuguese, English, Italian and French.
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