Ricardo Medina Salla

Ricardo Medina Salla
Rua Fidêncio Ramos, 195 – 8º andar
Itaim Bibi
São Paulo


Who's Who Legal Construction: Lawyers

Ricardo is the firm's leading partner in alternative dispute resolution procedures, notably arbitration and dispute boards, and he also acts as arbitrator. He represents national and international clients in major operations involving infrastructure projects (ports, power plants, highways, subways, refineries, etc).

He provides services related to the legal management of construction contracts and acts in negotiations with public and private parties. 

He is author of the first Brazilian law acknowledging the use of dispute boards by the public administration (Dispute Board Act #16.873/2018 of the city of São Paulo).

He is founder and director of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law (IBDiC), vice president of the construction law committee of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/SP) and director of the Institute of Engineering Meditation and Arbitration Centre. He is a member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr) and the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF).

Ricardo is a professor of arbitration and coordinator-professor of construction and infrastructure law at the Centro de Extensão Universitária (CEU). Ricardo obtained his master's degree in international law (LLM) from the University of São Paulo; his postgraduate degree at Damasio de Jesus Law School; and his Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from the University of São Paulo.

Ricardo is the author of Arbitration and Administration: Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay (Saraiva, 2014), and coordinator and co-author of The New Brazilian Arbitration Law (IOB, 2015).

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

WWL says: Ricardo Medina Salla has "considerable knowledge of construction law" and is "recommended for his litigation work" by interviewees.

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