"Flavia is an outstanding lawyer"
"She is an effective communicator and great name for president of an arbitral tribunal"
"She has good experience and is building a very interesting arbitration profile"
Flávia Bittar Neves is the founding partner of Flávia Bittar Advocacia (May 2017); vice-president of the mediation and arbitration commission of the ICC Brazil; former president of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr); and former partner at Grebler Advogados. She has solid experience as both counsel and arbitrator in domestic and international arbitration, with particular expertise in corporation law, construction law and business transactions.
Ms Bittar Neves has been recognised as leading individual in dispute resolution and international arbitration by renowned publications (The Legal 500: Latin America; Chambers and Partners Latin America; WWL: Arbitration Future Leaders and Leaders League).
Flávia earned her law degree from the Milton Campos Law School (Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1998) and holds a specialisation degree in international law and arbitration from the University of Milan (2000).
Ms Bittar Neves took a postgraduate degree in business management from Dom Cabral Foundation (Belo Horizonte, 2004) and participated in the ICC masterclass for arbitrators (São Paulo, 2014). Flávia is also a member of the ICC Latin American Arbitration Group since 2015.
She is former president of the mediation and arbitration commission of the Brazilian Bar Association, Minas Gerais chapter. Flávia Bittar Neves is also on the advisory board, and a former secretary general, of the Brazilian Chamber of Business Arbitration (CAMARB).
Flávia is listed in the roster of arbitrators from the most prestigious Brazilian arbitration institutions and is the author of several articles about commercial arbitration and international private law. She is fluent in Portuguese, English and Italian.