José Roberto de Castro Neves is a senior partner and founder of Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados, with offices in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. José Roberto specialises in civil and commercial litigation, consumer rights, commercial, administrative and contract law. He has considerable experience in court proceedings and complex arbitrations. He received his Master’s degree in law from Cambridge University and both his civil law doctorate and Bachelor's degree in law from the State University of Rio de Janeiro. He has published many books and articles and was selected by the Brazilian Senate to review the Brazilian arbitration law. José Roberto has been recognised by many specialist publications as a leading lawyer in Brazil.
For many years, he has been a professor of civil law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and a professor of civil law on the graduate programme at the State University of Rio de Janeiro and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. He lectures at the Magistrate School of the State of Rio de Janeiro and Fundação Getúlio Vargas Foundation, also in Rio de Janeiro.
José Roberto has published numerous books and articles on civil law and arbitration.
He is married and has three children.
São Paulo office:
Rua Ramos Batista, nº 198, 8º andar
São Paulo – SP – CEP 04552-020
Tel: +55 11 3053 3300
Fax: +55 11 3053 3301
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