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Rafael Dias Martins de Paiva

Attorney licensed in the Paris Bar

Master II Arbitration and International Business Law






An International Attorney

Martins de Paiva is a boutique practice in dispute resolution, with a focus in disputes with an international element. 

Rafael Martins de Paiva can represent his clients before the French state courts in commercial, civil or criminal matters, as well as before arbitral tribunals in cases administered under the main arbitral rules (ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, etc.).

Excellence and Reasonable Fees

Martins de Paiva aims at rendering excellence affordable. Rafael Martins de Paiva was trained by some of the most acclaimed international law firms in Paris. The experience gathered in cases involving sovereign States and global corporate groups is what he wants to provide to all of his clients, including individuals, start-ups and small to medium-sized businesses.

A Global Profile

Rafael Martins de Paiva combines French legal training with a proper international academic background and experience. He is Brazilian and an attorney at the Paris Bar. He studied in universities in Brazil, France and Canada.

He was involved in complex international arbitration cases in the mining, energy, construction and maritime industries, under applicable law of both continental and common law tradition. Speaking multiple languages, Rafael Martins de Paiva is able to assist his clients on a global scale.

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