Flávia Bittar Neves is “one of the very best” in the Brazilian arbitration space according to market commentators who consider her “an excellent arbitrator”.
Flávia Bittar Neves is the founding partner of Flávia Bittar Sociedade de Advogados (May 2017–); former president of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr); and former partner at Grebler Advogados. She has solid experience both as 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 Colleges’ 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 and presently a member of the mediation and arbitration commission of the Brazilian Bar Association, Minas Gerais chapter. Flávia Bittar Neves also takes part of the advisory board of the Brazilian Chamber of Business Arbitration (CAMARB) and is former secretary general of that institution.
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 speaks Portuguese, English and Italian.