Laerte Meyer de Castro Alves

Position: Associate
Languages Spoken: Portuguese, English and Spanish
Country: Brazil
Membership Grade: Associate

Partner of R. Amaral, Huland, Castro Alves, Linhares; Barros Leal Law Firm, in charge to manage the corporate and international areas of practice, having strong expertise in advising foreign investors, bankrupt estates and companies operating in the markets of real estate, tourism, hospitality, construction and transports. Bachelor of Law at the University of Fortaleza – UNIFOR, Specialist in Business Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo –
PUC/SP, Master in International Law at the Lisbon University School of Law – FDUL. Registered in the Brazilian and Portuguese Bar Associations. Member of the Arbitration and Mediation Unit of the Alliance of Business Lawyers – ABL (Geneva), Vice-President of the Brazilian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ceará – CCIBAC (Fortaleza), Member for Brazil for the Deutsch-Brasilianische Gesellschaft – DBG (Berlin), Professor of the LL.M. Business Law and Management of the University of Fortaleza – UNIFOR (Fortaleza), Arbitrator of the Specialized Arbitration and Mediation Chamber – CAMES (Fortaleza). Worked professionally in arbitrations, due diligences, business acquisitions, corporate restructuring, international finance, corporate conflicts, insolvency proceedings, projects to implement corporate governance rules, disputes on intellectual property rights, negotiation of international agreements, as well the incorporation, merger and split of companies. Was speaker in Brazil and abroad in panels related to foreign capital, investment attraction and Brazilian legal system. Author of the book; From the Development to the Consolidation of the Legal Institute of Nationality in International Law;