Eleonora Coelho is "a very well-recognised figure in the Brazilian arbitration world" who is widely endorsed for her "top-tier" work in the space.
Eleonora Coelho is the founding partner of Eleonora Coelho Advogados. She has a Master’s degree in litigation, arbitration and alternative methods of dispute resolution from Université Paris II - Panthéon Assas and has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of São Paulo Law School.
She has 20 years of experience in national and international arbitrations, in other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods, in court litigation and in the definition of pre-litigation strategies. Also, she was part of the Senate’s Commission of Jurists that drafted the new Brazilian Arbitration Act.
Eleonora is currently the General Secretary of the Centre for Arbitration and Mediation of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CAM-CCBC). She is a former vice president of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr).
Eleonora is listed in the roster of arbitrators of various arbitral institutions, such as the Mediation and Arbitration Chamber of the Enginneering Institute (CMA-IE); the Chamber of Conciliation and Arbitration of Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV); the Market Arbitration Chamber (CAM B3); the Commercial Arbitration Chamber of Brazil (CAMARB); the Chamber of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration of São Paulo (FIESP/CIESP); and the Centre for Arbitration and Mediation of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CAM-CCBC).
She acts as arbitrator and counsel in several domestic and international arbitrations of great complexity, under the rules of various institutions, as well as in ad hoc cases. The cases concern banking, construction, corporate, civil, commercial, and business-related matters, among others.
Eleonora has authored various publications and frequently gives classes and lectures related to Arbitration and Mediation.
She is fluent in Portuguese, English and French.