Antonio is partner of the Dispute Resolution practice (Litigation and Arbitration) at Dias Carneiro Advogados. In 2018 his practice area featured in the national ranking published by Leaders League, which evaluates the market and lawyers in 50 countries.

He has particular expertise in disputes related to Mergers & Aquisitions, Commercial Law Corporate Law, Construction Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, Unfair Competition and Credit Recovery. Assists clients from different industries, including banking, construction, energy, sugar-alcohol, steel, pharmaceutics, agriculture, weaving and insurance, among others.

Antonio also acts frequently at the conflict prevention stage, providing legal opinions on complex contractual issues and chances of success in potential disputes. Advise domestic and foreign clients in framing pre-litigation strategies for settlement negotiation or preparing for dispute resolution. His aim is always to resolve disputes in the most cost-effective way possible. For this, he analyses the relevant legal aspects for enhancing the client’s decision-making process.

He worked from 2015 to 2016 at WilmerHale, an international arbitration law firm based in London, England. The bank is part of a full service firm founded in the United States, operating in jurisdictional disputes in several countries around the world.


  • Master in Law (LL.M), with Merit, King’s College, London (2015).
  • Master in Civil Procedural Law, Universidade de São Paulo - USP (2015)
  • Extension Course in Contractual Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - PUC-SP (2009)
  • Graduation in Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC-SP (2007)

Associações Profissionais

  • M&A and Business Restructuring Committee of the Business Mediation and Arbitration Chamber (Camarb)
  • Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)
  • Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF/ICC)
  • Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG/LCIA)
  • São Paulo Lawyers Association (AASP)
  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-SP)


  • Public interest and arbitrability: possibility and limits. Article published on the website of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr) as one of the highlights of the Call for Papers for the 18th International Arbitration Congress. Sao Paulo, 2019.
  • The theories of international arbitration and related practical issues: the Brazilian approach (particularly the recent leading case on recognition of annulled awards) vis-à-vis the ‘delocalization trend’, Brazilian Arbitration Journal, Issue 52, oct-nov-dec 2016, pp. 26-54.
  • Optional, blank and combined arbitration agreements: analysis of the Superior Tribunal de Justiça's Judgment in Graal v. Kieppe (co-author). Revista Comercialista, v. 6, n. 15, 2016, pp. 22-36 (