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Luiz rejoined Fletcher Day on 3 July 2017, after 3 years working at another Central London law firm.

Luiz is an international lawyer specialised in multi-jurisdictional disputes. Luiz acts for a number of clients ranging from start-up companies to multi-national enterprises and banks and advises on all aspects of disputes.

He is qualified as a Solicitor of England & Wales and a Brazilian lawyer registered with the Brazilian Bar (OAB/SP), where he sits as a member of the International Relations Committee.

In addition to working with disputes, Luiz has a thriving sub-practice with focus in the Brazil-UK trade relations, where he advises international and comparative law to clients with business operations in Brazil and the UK. He is also instructed as a Brazilian law expert in the English courts.

Luiz speaks Portuguese and Spanish.

EXPERIENCE

· Advising international law to an American company with claims in Egypt, Germany, USA and Italy in relation to a contractual dispute of over USD 17m.   

· Successful claim in excess of USD 2.3m for an American company against a UK-based importer of agribusiness products.

· Successfully assisted a Brazilian foundation (creditor) to claim back funds in insolvency proceedings in the UK.

· Set up business operations in Brazil for the export of UK-manufactured security equipment.

· Acting as Brazilian law expert in UK court proceedings in contractual disputes.

· Assisting clients in the sale and purchase of properties in Brazil and structuring deals.

· Representing UK investors via the Brazilian courts in a real estate deal.

· Advising clients in multi-jurisdictional family matters.

· Acting for clients in professional negligence cases against solicitors, surveyors and financial advisors.

· Acting in the enforcement of foreign judgments in the UK.

Testimonials: 

“Luiz is the best lawyer that I have ever worked with. His steady professionalism, unshakable, consistent style makes a him a fantastic lawyer.”

Emilly Arazi - Executive Director Fenwick Intl


Luiz Costa

Luiz Costa

Solicitor and Senior Associate - Brazilian Qualified Lawyer OAB/SP


T: 0207 870 3898

Vcard: Luiz Costa



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