Renato Stephan Grion
Pinheiro Neto Advogados
Rua Hungria, 1.100
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Senior Associate at Pinheiro Neto Advogados (2007-2012); Deputy Counsel at the Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC (2005-07); Attorney-trainee in the International Arbitration Group of Salans, Paris (2004); Foreign Associate at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, New York (2002-03).
Councilor of the LCIA Latin American and Caribbean Users’ Council; ICC Latin American Arbitration Group; International Advisory Committee of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution – ICDR; SIAC`s Users Council (Latin America); CPR’s Brazil Advisory Board; Brazilian Arbitration Committee; Venezuelan Arbitration Committee (member of the international scientific board); President of the Mediation and Arbitration Center of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo (2014-present); Associação Latinoamericana de Arbitragem – ALARB.
Included on the lists of arbitrators of several arbitration centers and chambers in Brazil and abroad.
As a former Deputy Counsel at the Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, Mr. Grion has supervised over a hundred international arbitration cases in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. As counsel, he has handled arbitration cases before virtually every major arbitration institution, including the ICC and other leading arbitration centers in Brazil and abroad. He also seats regularly as arbitrator in commercial arbitrations. Subjects of these arbitrations have included international sales and distribution contracts, construction, mining, M&A and electricity-related disputes. He also represents Brazilian and international clients in litigation in Brazil involving disputes over the enforcement of arbitral awards and arbitration agreements, as well as other transnational disputes. He is a guest lecturer (post-graduate level) in international arbitration at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo (GVlaw) and at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (COGEAE). He participated in the Task Force on the Revision of the ICC Rules of Arbitration (2012 edition).
Numerous articles on international arbitration.