Mr. Thiago Fernandes Moreira

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Thiago focuses on construction and complex contracts, including onshore and offshore contracts, equipment supply contracts, contracts typical of the oil and gas industry (e.g., charter agreements, O&M agreements, FPSOs, DPUs and platform construction contracts, and gas supply contracts), take or pay contracts related to inputs and commodities, contracts related to the hotel industry (e.g., hotel construction, built-to-suit, hotel management and franchising contracts), as well as project development and infrastructure-related transactions.


His experience includes advice to constructors and contractors on preparation, negotiation, pre-litigation and arbitration matters involving complex contracts. He has substantial experience in sectors such as energy, ports, airports, subways, railways, shipbuilding, and oil and gas. Prior to joining Mattos Filho, Thiago worked for the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IDB Group) in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Society of Construction Law of London and Director of the Institute of Construction Law (IBIDiC).



  1. Bachelor of Laws – Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ);
  2. Extension Course Program in Negotiation for Lawyers – Basic Negotiation – Harvard University, USA;
  3. Master of Construction Law and Arbitration (LL.M.) – Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Business School, Scotland, UK.




  1. Análise Advocacia 500 – Contracts (2021–2022), Power (2022), Rio de Janeiro (2022);
  2. Chambers Global – Projects (2018–2023);
  3. Chambers Brazil (formerly Chambers Latin America) – Projects (2018–2022);
  4. IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate – Rising Star: Energy and Infrastructure (2015–2016), Project Development, Project Finance (2017–2019), Highly Regarded: Project Finance, Project Development (2022);
  5. The Legal 500 – Next Generation Partners: Projects & Infrastructure (2019–2023);
  6. Latin Lawyer 250 – Energy (2020–2023);
  7. Who’s Who Legal Global – Construction (2020–2022);
  8. Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Construction (2018–2022);
  9. Who’s Who Legal – Thought Leaders: Construction (2021), Brazil: Construction (2021).


08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

06 March, 2024

SCCA 3rd International Conference and Exhibition

Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA)

English & Arabic
2 Coffee Breaks Lunch

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