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Rafael De Carvalho Passaro

Prevention and Dispute Resolution, Consumer Law

Chambers and Partners recognizes Rafael as one of the leading lawyers in the areas of Litigation and Arbitration. He is described by a client as "In addition to technical knowledge, he has excellent interpersonal skills to manage conflicting negotiations."

Rafael has also been recognized by Chambers and Partners globally among the most prominent professionals in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Dispute Resolution: Litigation.

The Legal 500 publication also lists Rafael in the areas of Civil Litigation and Arbitration. A client describes him as "an exceptional professional with above-average strategic thinking."

Rafael is on the list of recommended lawyers in "LACCA Approved", having been voted by legal departments of companies in Latin America as one of the best Civil Litigation lawyers to work with.

He is also recommended in the areas of Litigation and Arbitration by Who's Who Legal Litigation: Lawyers, Who's Who Legal Brazil – Commercial Litigation, and Who's Who Legal Brazil – Arbitration.

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

He was recognized by the publication Benchmark Litigation Latin America as a "Litigation Star" for his work as a lawyer in Arbitration and Business Litigation.


  • Bachelor of Laws from the Faculty of Law at the University of São Paulo (USP).
  • Bachelor of Business Administration from the School of Business Administration of São Paulo - Getúlio Vargas Foundation.


Rafael has been practicing as a lawyer for over 20 years in the field of dispute resolution, handling lawsuits, administrative proceedings, and arbitrations, as well as dedicating himself to advisory work in civil, contractual, and consumer law, with a special focus on litigation prevention.

He is a member of the Associação dos Advogados de São Paulo and the Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem – CBAr.


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