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Rafael De Carvalho Passaro

Dispute Resolution and Prevention, Consumer Law and Product Liability

Rafael has gathered a 20-year experience in dispute resolution and prevention, representing clients in civil litigation, administrative proceedings, and arbitration, with particular focus on civil, commercial, corporate, contractual and consumer law matters.

Member of the Associação dos Advogados de São Paulo and Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem – CBAr.


  • Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (USP). 

  • Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo – Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).


Chambers and Partners recognizes Rafael as one of the leading lawyers in Litigation and Arbitration. A client comments: "Besides technical knowledge, he has superb interpersonal skills to manage conflicting negotiations.”

Rafael was also recognized by Chambers and Partners among the best professionals globally in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Dispute Resolution: Litigation. 

The Legal 500 recommends Rafael in Dispute Resolution Litigation and Arbitration. A client describes Rafael as “an outstanding professional with above-average strategic thinking.”

LACCA Approved named Rafael among the most voted by the legal departments of companies in Latin America, being recognized as one of the best Litigation and Arbitration lawyers.

He is also listed as a standout lawyer in Dispute Resolution - Litigation and Dispute Resolution - Arbitration by Who’s Who Legal Litigation: Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Commercial Litigation and Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Arbitration. 

Rafael is also listed as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil by the publication Análise Advocacia. 

He is also recognized by Leaders League in the Litigation and Arbitration Ranking.

Rafael is also recognized by Benchmark Litigation Latin America as a “Litigation Star” for his work in Arbitration and General Commercial.


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