Partner

Newton Coca Bastos Marzagao

Partner of Demarest’s Litigation and Arbitration area, Newton Coca Bastos Marzagão holds a PhD in Procedural Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) and a master’s degree from the same institution. His regular clients include companies in the banking, automotive, construction, rubber and pneumatics, pharmaceuticals, service industries and the food and retail sectors.

 Advised a client in the retail sector in an arbitration regarding the acquisition of control of a supermarket chain, in the approximate amount of BRL 900 million.
 Advised a client in the photovoltaic industry in an arbitration dealing with the fulfillment of a contract in the amount of approximately BRL 400 million.
 Advised a client in the automotive industry in a compensation claim, in the amount of BRL 300 million.
 Advised a client in the pharmaceutical industry in litigation against the State of São Paulo, in a matter related to clinical research, in the approximate amount of BRL 280 million.
 Advised the Government of Holland in litigation related to non-compliance, by the contractor, of infrastructure work on one of the ports of northeastern Brazil, in the approximate amount of BRL 270 million.

 PhD candidate in Procedural Law at the University of São Paulo (USP)
 Master’s degree in Procedural Law from the University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil (2013)
 Alumni of the Cross-Border Dispute Resolution Program, conducted by the Lex Mundi Institute, California, United States (2012)
 Bachelor of Laws by Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo, Brazil (2005)

 Member of the Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law (IBDP)
 Member of the Center for Advanced Studies on Procedural Law (CEAPRO)
 Member of the Committee on Legal Education and Relations with College Faculties at the Center for Studies of Law Firms (CESA)
 Member of the São Paulo Lawyers Association (AASP)

  Co-author of the article “Cybersegurança: um novo desafio para a arbitragem [Cybersecurity: a new challenge for arbitration]”, Estadão, March 27, 2019.
  Author of the chapter “A Taxatividade do Rol do Artigo 1.015 do CPC e a Possibilidade de Interpretação Extensiva ou Analógica”, in the book “Reflexões sobre o Código de Processo Civil de 2015”, Verbatim: 2018.
  Author of the article “Visão contemporânea da garantia do contraditório: correção de defeitos processuais”, in Revista dos Tribunais, v. 996: 2018.
  Author of the chapter “Nulidades no procedimento arbitral”, in the book “Contraponto jurídico: posicionamentos divergentes sobre grandes temas do Direito”, Revista dos Tribunais: 2018.
  Author of the article “Tutela Provisória de Urgência: questionamentos práticos após um ano de vigência do novo Código de Processo Civil”, in Revista Brasileira da Advocacia, v. 6: 2017.
  Author of the article “Brazilian New Code of Civil Procedure – New Tools Put at Court’s Disposal to Compel Defendants to Comply with Their Obligation to Solve Pecuniary Debts”, Association of Corporate Counsel: 2016.
  Author of the book “A Multa (astreintes) na Tutela Específica”, Quartier Latin: 2015.
  Author of the chapter “A Cláusula de Não Concorrência em Juízo – A Importância da Paulatina Valorização da Tutela Específica para a Preservação da Clientela nas Operações Societárias” in the book “Processo Societário”, Quartier Latin: 2012.
  Author of the article “Relevant Aspects of the Bill of Law for the New Brazilian Civil Procedure Code”, International Bar Association: 2011.

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