Pedro A. Batista Martins
Pedro has diverse and extensive experience in business, contractual, corporate, infrastructure and arbitration law, acquired over more than 30 years of professional and scholastic legal activity. He is one of the three drafters of Brazil’s Arbitration Act, which governs all arbitration proceedings in Brazil, and has authored four books on arbitration, comments on the Credit Securities chapter in the Brazilian Civil Code, and several journal articles on arbitration and other subjects of law. Pedro has ample practice as a lawyer, consultant, arbitrator and legal expert and is a board member of several arbitral institutions. He was previously a professor of commercial, corporate and arbitration law and has served two terms as a board member of the Council of Taxpayers of the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro.
Bernard Potsch Moura
Bernard is highly experienced in complex arbitrations through 10 years of practice, having authored book and articles on arbitration, commerce and international law. Ph.D candidate and LL.M summa cum laude at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, he teaches and coaches graduate students at Moot competitions, having received numerous awards. Member of the ICC Brazil Commercial Law and Practice Commission and of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee. Previous Director of the Brazilian Association of Arbitration Students.
Paula Cunha Menezes Torres Clark
Paula is graduated in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro – PUC-Rio and holds LL.M from Escola da Magistratura do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – EMERJ and from PUC-Rio in Contract Law. Author of articles, she has experience and practice in business, contractual, corporate, consumer and arbitration law. She is also a member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee.
Julia Girão Baptista Martins
Julia is graduated in Law from the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets – IBMEC / RJ, and is an LL.M candidate in contract law from Pontifical Catholic University – PUC-Rio. She has experience and practice in intellectual property and arbitration law. Julia continues her scholastic pursuits by writing and publishing articles on arbitration law. She is also a member of the New Arbitralist Initiative – INOVARB organized by the American Chamber of Commerce for Brazil – AMCHAM and of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee