Frederico has been practicing law since 2006 (previously as a solicitor) and has a broad commercial practice. As a native Brazilian he speaks Portuguese (and Spanish), is often involved in Latin American, Iberian and Lusophone disputes and is able to provide quick advice without the need for translations.
He is an experienced trial advocate in international commercial dispute resolution. He advises and acts in English Court proceedings at all higher court levels, and overseas, and has a considerable international arbitration practice (including LCIA, ICDR, ICC, LMAA, DIAC, CAM-CCBC, AIAC, ACICA and UNCITRAL).
Frederico’s practice spans across a wide spectrum of industry sectors including: banking & finance, corporate, M & A, commodities, shipping, aviation, energy, mining, infrastructure & EPC, and insurance cases.
Frederico is recognised in the International Arbitration Powerlist 2019 by Legal 500, amongst the most experienced and notable practitioners in the jurisdiction.
In 2017, Frederico was appointed by the Ministry of Justice as a Court Examiner, undertaking depositions predominantly for the southern and eastern district courts of New York. Frederico is also an experienced arbitrator and mediator.