Partner of the Compliance and Litigation and Arbitration areas of Demarest, Carlo Verona is Master in International Arbitration by the University of London and Bachelor in Laws by PUC-SP. Has wide expertise in international arbitration and in international complex litigations, representing large multinationals in the commercial and investment areas abroad. His practice in the solution of controversies comprises the areas of infrastructure, energy, mining, telecommunications and the fields of construction – including corporate litigations involving regulatory agencies. With wide expertise in international investigations of matters related to FCPA and UK Bribery Act, Carlo Verona also represents clients in international arbitrations administered and regulated by the regulations of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (CCI), International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Centre for Dispute Resolution, (ICDR), Commerce Chamber Brazil-Canada (CCBC), Arbitration Chamber of the Market (Bovespa), and Arbitration and Mediation Chamber of the Federation of Industries of São Paulo (FIESP). His professional expertise also includes acting as international lawyer for groups of international arbitration of the firms Herbert Smith LLP (currently, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP) and Baker Botts UK LLP, in London, United Kingdom. Is a senior research fellow of FGVethics, at FGV Fundação Getulio Vargas).

Academic Qualifications

Master’s in Law and International Arbitration by Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, England (2007)

Graduation in Law by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (1998)


Vice-president of the Brazilian Centre of Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA)


Portuguese and English