Speaker details

IBA Maritime and Transport Law Committee Mid-Year Conference: The new world of shipping post-Covid

6 Jun - 8 Jun 2022

JW Marriott Hotel South Beach, Singapore

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Olympio Carvalho


Olympio is the head of the maritime and transport law practice of Castro Barros Advogados, area in which he has been recommended by Chambers and Partners since 2018, who praises him for being “well versed in both contentious and transaction matters”. He is also recommended by the Legal 500 since 2014, and by Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers since 2020, while peers have stated to WWL/Latin Lawyer 2021 that he “enjoys a stellar reputation among peers who highlight his expert handling of sophisticated commercial matters in the maritime industry”. He is also a member of the firm’s Dispute Resolution team, practice in which he has been recommended by Legal 500 since 2017. Olympio acts in litigation, arbitration and mediation especially in cross-border cases in the maritime, O&G, insurance and reinsurance, international trade disputes, and judicial restructuring and insolvency. Olympio holds an LL.M in International Business Transactions from LSE – London School of Economics (2006), a Master in International Law from UERJ – University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (2011), the Maritime Law Short Course from University of Southampton (2013), among others. He is the treasurer of the Maritime and Transport Law Committee of the IBA, and a member of the Maritime, Ports and Customs Law Commission of OAB/RJ (the Brazilian Bar, Section of Rio de Janeiro state), the Coordination of China-Brazil Relations of OAB/RJ, and the Maritime, Ports and Customs Commission of IAB – The Institute of Brazilian Lawyers, among others.


Mediation of maritime disputes

Tuesday 7 June (1630 - 1745)