Joaquim Simões Barbosa
Master’s Degree (LL.M.), University of Illinois College of Law – 1989
LL.B., Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) – 1982
Areas of Practice:
Arbitration and Strategic Litigation
M&A | Corporate Law | Private Equity
Joaquim has been practicing business law for over 35 years. With extensive experience in both preventive counseling and litigation, Joaquim has been advising clients in a number of different areas, such as strategic litigation and arbitration in corporate cases, representing, in particular, the interests of energy companies, shopping center developers, and minority shareholders; corporate transactions in general; M&A transactions, comprising legal advice to private equity funds; and commercial contracts in general. Joaquim is also frequently asked to issue legal opinions on Brazilian Law matters.
He is in the roster of recommended arbitrators of several of the main Brazilian arbitration chambers.
Joaquim has been ranked in LACCA as one of the most important names in the Energy sector and is recommended by the publications Leaders League and The Legal 500 in the M&A area.
Languages: Portuguese and English