9th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference: Networking with real estate lawyers, trends, opportunities and new frontiers

29 Mar - 31 Mar 2017

JW Marriott Hotel

Session information

How to solve real estate disputes effectively?
JW Marriott Hotel


Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Real Estate Section (Lead)
Real Estate Section (Lead)
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora


Cross-border real estate transactions can result in significant litigation in multiple jurisdictions. This roundtable of dispute resolution experts will discuss how best to prepare for such disputes when drafting the contract and how best to act if a dispute arises. Moderator Nikolaus Pitkowitz; Graf & Pitkowitz, Vienna; Co-Chair, IBA Real Estate Committee Speakers Eliana B Baraldi; Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz e Amaral Advogados, São Paulo Augusto de Barros Leal; Former Head of Dispute Prevention and Dispute Resolution/Infrastructure for the Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro Stefan Gerlach (LL.M); Head of Legal & Compliance, PORR Group Germany and Independent Arbitrator and Mediator, SGP, Munich Paul Eric Mason; International Counsel, Arbitrator and Mediator, Miami and Rio de Janeiro

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Nikolaus Pitkowitz Pitkowitz & Partners, Vienna, Austria; Co-Chair, Real Estate Section


Eliana Baraldi Eliana Baraldi Sociedade de Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil
Stefan Gerlach SGP Rechtsanwälte, Munich, Germany
Paul Eric Mason Paul Eric Mason Arbitrator and Mediator, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil