“They are quite commercial in their approach and don’t escalate matters; rather they find the most efficient way to deal with things”

Chambers UK 2020

“A highly respected litigation boutique with expertise in a wide range of contentious corporate matters”

Chambers UK 2020

“They can really go toe to toe with magic circle firms”

Chambers UK 2020

“An excellent boutique litigation firm”

Chambers UK 2020

“They have really had our backs in a very innovative way”

Chambers UK 2020

“They are absolutely brilliant – very good at the big picture, very effective communicators and very easy to get on with.”

Chambers UK 2020

“Signature has provided us with steady-handed advice and I can honestly recommend their tightly-knit team to anyone in need of sound legal advice”

Chambers UK 2020

“Noted expertise in handling cases related to alleged benchmark manipulation and mis-selling, as well as significant shareholder disputes”

Chambers UK 2020

“Well known for its representation of oligarchs and other high net worth individuals”

Chambers UK 2020

“Prominent dispute resolution boutique with a strong record acting on behalf of claimants against major banks and financial institutions in complex litigation matters”

Chambers UK 2020

“The amount of deep thought that goes into each piece of work is extraordinary”

Chambers UK 2020

“Brilliant client care coupled with sound legal judgement”

Chambers UK 2020

Signature “has developed a deep bench of talent, which means even with the high demand for their services they consistently maintain a high quality”

Chambers UK 2020

“Highly responsive, intelligent and commercially astute lawyers”

Chambers UK 2020

“They demonstrate the ability to formulate, plan and implement a sophisticated global strategy”

Chambers UK 2020

“They are impressive in the way they deal with very complex cases”

Chambers UK 2020

The Firm’s “tactical and strategic vision is unparalleled, and the practice has a great range of partners and associates”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“A strong focus on large, complex cases that are often cross-border”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“A highly experienced team of partners who have in-depth knowledge of commercial dispute resolution”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“Outstandingly successful”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large-scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Prominent dispute resolution boutique with a strong record acting on behalf of claimants against major banks and financial institutions in complex litigation matters.”

Chambers UK 2019

“A highly specialised dispute resolution firm, with a strong focus on large, complex and often cross-border cases.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Dispute resolution boutique Signature Litigation LLP handles large, high-profile professional negligence claims, often with a cross-border element, for claimants and defendants.

The Legal 500 UK 2019

“The practice advises on all aspects of large-scale banking litigation.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

“The hallmarks of the team are that they are responsive, commercial, conflict-free, flexible … a client gets Magic Circle quality.”

Chambers UK 2019

“They have a lot of experience in multi-jurisdictional, high-value litigation. They are a boutique firm that is growing in size considerably but which can still provide a personal, flexible service.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Adept at handling multiparty and cross-border disputes, particularly those related to banking.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Their advice is sound and their strategic approach is excellent. I would recommend them without hesitation.”

Chambers UK 2019

“The firm is extremely focused on high-quality litigation”.

Chambers UK 2019

“Noted expertise in handling cases related to alleged benchmark manipulation and mis-selling, as well as significant shareholder disputes”.

Chambers UK 2019

“A first-class firm with a positive, collaborative culture of integrity”.

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions.

Chambers UK 2019

Biography

Adriano is a Brazilian qualified lawyer with particular expertise in the insurance and arbitration. He regularly advises clients on dispute resolution matters within the insurance sector.

Since joining Signature Litigation, Adriano has worked on several international cases involving commercial litigation, war and terrorism, dispute resolution and insurance.

He is the author of Risks in International Trade Contracts. He has also published several articles with an international law focus such as, Jurisdictional Conflicts Between EU and Non-EU States: Practical Problem and Taxes in Legal Relations of Import. He is also a co-author of the article Moral versus punitive damages exposure in Latin America and Insurance Litigation – United Kingdom.

Prior to joining Signature Litigation, Adriano coordinated and provided guidelines for law firms as an in-house HDI Brazilian lawyer. He also practised at Dinamarco, Rossi, Beraldo and Bedaque Advocacy where he was responsible for developing the necessary strategy of defence, attending hearings and making oral submissions in front of the Brazilian courts on behalf of his clients, who were primarily insurers.

Adriano is a graduate of Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo/Brazil (PUC-SP), one of the leading law schools in Brazil, where he also obtained his Master’s Degree in International Law (2015). Adriano obtained his LLM at King’s College London where he wrote his final dissertation on Development and Market Distribution of Arbitration Institutions.

Experience

Insurance

  • Acting for a Brazilian insurance company in more than 200 individual claims related with termination of personal insurance.
  • Advising one of the biggest Brazilian electrical company over insurance-related topic.
  • Acting for various UK Reinsurance companies to supervise and protect its rights in connection to legal proceedings in Latin America.

Arbitration

  • Acting for a Brazilian construction company in relation to a contractual dispute over rights and duties of the parties.
  • Acting as deputy case manager in more than 100 arbitrations cases, mostly related to contracts, oil and gas, construction.

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