Av. Juscelino Kubitschek 1726, 5o Andar
Ed Spazio JK 04543-000 São Paulo, SP

+55 11 3090 7304

Litigation Star



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Rafael Mello has 20 years of experience in dispute resolution before Judicial Courts and Arbitration Chambers in Brazil. Rafael represents national and multinational companies in the prevention and resolution of civil, commercial, and labor complex disputes He also represents clients at complex negotiations and mediation procedures and collective negotiations with unions and public authorities. Rafael advises clients on operation structuring in Brazil providing risk assessment related to civil and labor legislation and potential disputes resulting from setting up a legal entity in Brazil, M&A and other legal subjects.


Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation and Arbitration
  • Labor (Litigation and Advice)
  • Individual and Collective Conflict Resolution



  • Postgraduate degree in Corporate Law from São Paulo School of Law of FGV
  • Postgraduate degree in Labor Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie
  • Degree in Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie


Associations: Member of the Labor Committee of Brazilian BAR Association, São Paulo Chapter


Languages: Portuguese and English


Updated June 2021