Airports and Aviation
Anti-Corruption and Misconduct
Arbitration and Mediation
Competition Law and Antitrust
Electric Power
Health and Life Sciences
Infrastructure and Projects
Judicial Contentious
Legislative and regulatory advocacy
Local Governments
Maritime and Port
Oil & Gas
Public Law and Regulation
Sanitation and Environmental
Socially impactful partnerships and urban regulations
Urban Mobility and Transportation
Arbitration and Mediation

The office also has a strong presence in dispute resolution through arbitration, mediation and other extrajudicial means of dispute resolution.

The use of arbitration clauses in administrative contracts has grown exponentially and, therefore, conflict resolution through arbitration or the so-called “dispute boards” has become a central point in public-private relations.

With the increase of arbitration clauses in administrative contracts, the use of arbitration and the mediation have grown exponentially.


Pioneer in conducting arbitration proceedings with the Brazilian Public Administration, the firm operates in some of the main causes of this sector, accumulating experience in the resolution of disputes in contract, construction, subway, road, airport and other segments of the infrastructure market.

Manesco advises its clients from the beginning of the litigation: in monitoring contractual management, assessing the risks of claims, setting up the “case” and “due diligence” related to legal documentation and technical, economic and financial surveys.

Acting in several arbitration procedures involving large contracts and concessionary companies in the area of urban mobility, between the Public Power and private parties;
Acting in arbitration procedures related to the electric power concessionaire, construction consortium and suppliers;
Acting in arbitration proceedings involving the highway concessionaire against the Regulatory Agency, the purpose of which is the claim for economic and financial rebalancing of the terms of the concession;
Acting in arbitration procedure between logistics company and port authority, involving discussion on payment for the use of infrastructure;
Expertise in arbitration proceedings involving airport concessionaire and construction company in litigation involving termination of EPC contract;
Assistance to the electricity (wind) concessionaire in arbitration proceedings involving claims for rebalancing an EPC contract;
Arbitration procedures that discuss contractual default and indemnities between construction consortium and suppliers;
Acting in arbitrations that discuss the economic rebalancing of telecommunication service concession contracts involving Anatel;
Acting in arbitration procedure between logistics company and port authority, involving discussion on payment for the use of infrastructure;
Advice on mediation procedures (ad hoc and institutional), on issues involving contractual termination, contractual fines and collection of amounts;
Acting on several Dispute Boards on contracts in the areas of urban mobility and highways.
Manesco São Paulo
São Paulo
+ 55 11 3068.4700

Ed. Santa Catarina
Av. Paulista, 287,
7° andar
01311-000, São Paulo, SP Brasil
Manesco Brasília
+ 55 61 3223.7895

Ed. Terra Brasilis
SAUS, Quadra 1, Bloco N,
sala 509 - 5º andar
70070-941 Brasília, DF Brasil
Manesco Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
+ 55 21 2263.6041

Avenida Rio Branco, 01,
sala 2006, Centro
20090-003, Rio de Janeiro, RJ