Carlos Roberto Siqueira Castro

Carlos Roberto Siqueira Castro
Praça Pio X, 15 - 3º andar
Rio de Janeiro
+55 21 2223 8818
+55 21 2516 8308


Who's Who Legal Brazil - Commercial Litigation

Carlos Roberto Siqueira Castro is a senior partner of the law firm Siqueira Castro – Advogados, with offices in Brazil and abroad, practising in all areas of business law. He is a retired deputy general attorney, with duties including arguing cases before the Brazilian Supreme Court. Other former roles include adviser to the National Constituent Assembly (1987-1988); Rio de Janeiro municipal secretary for government affairs (1989-1991); and Rio de Janeiro state secretary for government affairs (1991-1994). He is a member of the federal board of the Brazilian Bar Association, representing the Rio de Janeiro State Bar chapter.

Carlos is a tenured professor of constitutional law at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) Law School; a former visiting professor at the Montpellier University Law School in France; and a former invited researcher at Harvard Law School, USA. He is currently visiting professor at the Law School of Université Panthéon ASSAS-Paris II, France.

Carlos is the author of many books and articles on legal topics, such as mediation, constitutional and administrative law, civil procedure law, arbitration, and business law, published in Brazil and abroad. He has an LLM from the University of Michigan Law School, USA, and doctorate in public law from Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ) Law School. He is specialised in private and business mediation, with training from the Centre for Mediation and Arbitration in Paris; and the programme on negotiation and advanced mediation workshop on mediating complex disputes at Harvard Law School.

Carlos is fluent in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

WWL says: Carlos Roberto Siqueira Castro is an adept and highly regarded practitioner who is regularly engaged to advise on commercial disputes before Brazilian courts.

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