Luis Antonio da Gama e Silva Neto comes from a long line of distinguished legal scholars: his grandfather was Minister of Justice and his father was an esteemed lawyer. Luis boasts more than 15 years’ experience and is a founding partner of CFGS.​

Prior to founding CFGS, Luis was for more than 10 years head of litigation at a renowned litigation boutique in Brazil, where he was in charge of leading and coordinating the firm’s key court and arbitration proceedings. He led numerous high-complexity cases representing domestic and international clients and involving a wide range of disputes.

As a founding partner of CFGS Luis takes active part in the resolution of civil and business disputes focusing on business, banking, real estate & construction and administrative law.

Luis Antonio da Gama e Silva Neto

Founding Partner
+55 11 5180-5710

Training and Language Skills

Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Pepperdine University School of Law (2020).​

Certificate of Specialization in International Arbitration issued by the Columbia University School of Law and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIARB) (2015).

Master’s Degree in Procedural Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo – PUC/SP (2009).

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Mackenzie Presbyterian University (UPM) (2003).

Languages: Portuguese, English and Italian.

Professional Affiliations

Member since 2003, Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo Chapter (License no. 216.068).

Associate, Brazilian Arbitration Committee – CBAR.


“O Exequente no Novo Código de Processo Civil”, article co-authored with Rodrigo Ribeiro Fleury and André de Luizi Correia, published in “Revista de Direito Bancário e do Mercado de Capitais”, vol. 70, Oct. – Dec. 2015.

“The New Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure: a preliminary overview”, article co-authored with André de Luizi Correia, published in Lawyer Issue Magazine, September 2015.

“A Repercussão Geral no Recurso Extraordinário”, master’s thesis published in 2009.