Godofredo Mendes Vianna

Godofredo Mendes Vianna
Office:
Av Rio Branco 01
14th Floor
20090-003
City:
Rio de Janeiro
Country:
Brazil
Tel:
+55 21 2276 6200

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Brazil - Insurance & Reinsurance

Mr Godofredo Mendes Vianna is the managing partner of Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados, a traditional Brazilian law firm established in Rio de Janeiro in 1932. He has more than 20 years of practice and a wide experience in commercial law, with emphasis in shipping, international trade, insurance and energy matters, assisting clients in cross-border litigation and ADR; in addition, he advises on non-contentious work. He also sits as an arbitrator and mediator in a vast range of international disputes.

Mr Vianna is the chair of the maritime and port law committee of the Rio de Janeiro Bar Association (since 2013); current chair of the maritime and port law committee of the Brazilian National Bar Association; current senior vice chair of the transport and maritime law committee of the International Bar Association (IBA); permanent arbitrator at FGV Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration; and professor and coordinator of the postgraduate maritime course and port law course at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/RJ). Godofredo is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association – States of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo; the Brazilian Association of Maritime Law (ABDM); the International Chambers of Commerce Brazil (ICC Brazil); the Iberoamerican Maritime Law Institute (IIDM/BR); and the Association of São Paulo Lawyers (AASP).

In past years, he has also received recognition from accredited international publications such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Who's Who as a leading lawyer in his field.”

WWL says: Godofredo Mendes Vianna is an outstanding insurance practitioner in the Brazilian market whose experience spans a range of industries.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Brazil which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Brazil - Commercial Litigation

Mr Godofredo Mendes Vianna is the managing partner of Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados, a traditional Brazilian law firm established in Rio de Janeiro in 1932. He has more than 20 years of practice and wide experience in commercial law, with an emphasis on shipping, international trade, insurance and energy matters, assisting clients in cross-border litigation and commodities; in addition, he advises on non-contentious work. He also sits as an arbitrator and mediator in a vast range of international disputes.

Mr Vianna is the chair of the maritime and port law commission of the Brazilian Bar Association; senior vice-chair of the transport and maritime law committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) (as of October 2018); permanent arbitrator at the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration; and professor and coordinator of the postgraduate maritime course and port law course at FGV Rio de Janeiro. Godofredo is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association – states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo; the Brazilian Association of Maritime Law (ABDM); the International Chambers of Commerce Brazil (ICC Brazil); the Iberoamerican Maritime Law Institute (IIDM/BR); and the Association of São Paulo Lawyers (AASP).

In recent years, he has also received recognition from accredited international publications such as Chambers and Partners,The Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal as a leading lawyer in his field.”

WWL says: Godofredo Mendes Vianna is a skilled commercial litigator who is well known for his expertise in oil and gas, and shipping disputes.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Brazil which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Brazil - Shipping & Maritime

Mr Godofredo Mendes Vianna is the managing partner of Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados, a traditional Brazilian law firm established in Rio de Janeiro in 1932. He has more than 20 years of practice and wide experience in commercial law, with an emphasis on shipping, international trade, insurance and energy matters, assisting clients in cross-border litigation and commodities; in addition, he advises on non-contentious work. He also sits as an arbitrator and mediator in a vast range of international disputes.

Mr Vianna is the chair of the maritime and port law commission of the Brazilian Bar Association; senior vice-chair of the transport and maritime law committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) (as of October 2018); permanent arbitrator at the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration; and professor and coordinator of the postgraduate maritime course and port law course at FGV Rio de Janeiro. Godofredo is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association – states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo; the Brazilian Association of Maritime Law (ABDM); the International Chambers of Commerce Brazil (ICC Brazil); the Iberoamerican Maritime Law Institute (IIDM/BR); and the Association of São Paulo Lawyers (AASP).

In recent years, he has also received recognition from accredited international publications such as Chambers and Partners,The Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal as a leading lawyer in his field.”

WWL says: Godofredo Mendes Vianna is “very well known” in the space and is someone who commentators say “everyone respects”. He is “highly recommended” by respondents for his work advising cargo owners and shipyards on a range of issues.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Brazil which can be purchased from our Shop.

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