Ruy Fernando Carvalho da Silva

RUY FERNANDO CARVALHO DA SILVA graduated in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) in December 1972 and has practiced Law since then.

He began his legal career founding with ROBERTO PORTO FARINON the Law firm which later became FARINON, CARVALHO DA SILVA & Advogados Associados, where he remains to date.

For over a decade, Ruy Fernando practiced Law within a large-sized financial institution based in Porto Alegre, RS, having resigned as Head of the Legal Department in November 1993.

Certified as a Specialist is Civil Procedural Law by the OSVALDO VERGARA Law School, from the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio Grande do Sul Chapter.

He was a member of the Ethics and Discipline Tribunal of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio Grande do Sul Chapter.

Praised by WHO’S WHO LEGAL BRAZIL as “absolutely top tier in all things shipping”.

Ruy Fernando has broad experience in Port and Maritime Law, the leading practice areas of the Law Firm FARINON, CARVALHO DA SILVA & Advogados Associados, as well as in Civil, Commercial, and Tax (Customs) matters.

Languages:

Portuguese/ English

Affiliations:

Brazilian Association of Maritime Law – ABDM.

Professional Recognition:

CHAMBERS GLOBAL

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

CHAMBERS LATIN AMERICA

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

WHO’S WHO LEGAL BRAZIL

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

LEGAL 500 LATIN AMERICA

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017