Domingues, Cintra, Napoleão, Lins e Silva Law Firm is formed by professionals with extensive experience in the main areas of Law, notably in Civil Law, Administrative Law, Litigation and Arbitration and Business Law. The office was born from the desire of its founders, former lawyers of traditional law firms and renowned Brazilian companies, to practice high quality and efficient law, without distancing themselves from direct and personal contact with their clients. Domingues, Cintra, Napoleão, Lins e Silva Law Firm is committed to the provision of specialized, personalized and proactive legal advice, one that is able to meet the demands of its clients.



  • Civil, Commercial, Corporate and Administrative Litigation
  • National and International Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Served in Superior Courts (Brasília)
  • Contract Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Succession Planning
  • Family Law
  • Copyright and Intellectual Property
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Civil Liability
  • Consumer Law
  • Contracts and Administrative Acts, Concessions and Regulatory Issues
  • Competitive Bidding
  • Oil, Gas and Energy
  • Compliance
  • Mineral Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Legal Audit


Partner. Experienced in several Brazilian federal and state courts, with a focus on resolving conflicts related to commercial, administrative and concession contracts. Strong performance in class actions, judicial review and/or maintenance of the contractual economic-financial balance. Representation of arbitration proceedings. For more than 20 years, he was part of Pinheiro Neto Advogados firm, having worked in its offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasília. Graduated in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ). Graduated in Psycology from the Rio the Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ).

Partner. Specialized in Civil-Constitutional Law by the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). Graduated from Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ). Worked at Pinheiro Neto Advogados law firm for 15 years.

Partner. Arbitrator and lawyer in arbitration proceedings in Brazil and abroad. Director and advisor to several companies in the fields of mining, metallurgy, banking and shipping. Author of The Future of Arbitration in Brazil (in The Internationalization of International Arbitration, London 1993). Graduated from the University of Brasília.

Associate. Master in Business Economics from Cândido Mendes College (UCAM). LLM in State Law and Regulation from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). Postgraduate in Civil and Business Law from Damásio College. Graduated from the Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ), with an exchange program at the University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Associate. Postgraduate in Civil Procedural Law from the Rio de Janeiro State Magistracy School (EMERJ). Graduated in Law from Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF). Graduated in Social Sciences from the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ).

Associate. Graduated in Law from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO).

Partner. MBA in Business Law from Ibmec. Specialized in Civil-Constitutional Law by the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ). Graduated from the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ).

Associate. Postgraduate in Intellectual Property Law from PUC-Rio. Graduated in Law from PUC-Rio.




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Rua da Assembléia 10, 3201 Centro
Rio de Janeiro RJ 20011-000
Tel 55 21 3974 1250
Fax 55 21 3974 1297


Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima 4221, 1º andar
Itaim Bibi São Paulo SP 04538-133
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