Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados to maritime congress


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The partner of the law office Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados, Godofredo Mendes Vianna,will be one of the speakers in the event “Second National Congress on Maritime, Port and Customs Law of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), that will be held on October 31st and November 1st , in Vitória, Espírito Santo.

The event will count with the participation of the lawyer Godofredo Mendes Vianna as speaker, on the 31st of October, where he will address the theme “Arrest of Vessels and Case Law”. On November 1st, the event will also count with the participation of the Kincaid | Mendes Vianna´s lawyer Flávio Bermudes Damaceno, who will be one of the debaters of the theme “Contemporary Issues in Maritime Charter Contracts”.

This purpose of the  Congress organized by the Commissions of Maritime, Port and Customs Law is to contribute for the improvement, perfection, and dissemination of the Maritime, Port and Customs law, with reduction of risks in the maritime, port and foreign trade activities, by means of the qualification of lawyers, students and professionals involved in these areas.

About Godofredo Mendes Vianna:

Senior Partner at Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados since 1990, with a Law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, with more than 20 years’ experience in Maritime Law, Foreign Trade, Insurance & Reinsurance and Oil & Gas.

Coordinator of the Continued Education Program at Fundação Getulio Vargas – RJ Post graduation course,  President of the Maritime and Port Law Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association (RJ section) for the period 2013-2016, lecturer in seminars and events throughout Brazil and other countries in his areas of expertise and author of several publications in the area of Maritime Law. He is a member of the Brazilian Association of Maritime Law  – ABDM, of the International Bar Association – IBA and of the da Ibero-American Institute of Maritime Law – IIDM.

Further information on the law office  Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados:

Established in 1932, the Office Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados completed 80 years of existence in 2012.Throughout  this period, the firm consolidated its experience in the civil law, corporate and tax areas, notoriously in maritime and port law, insurance and reinsurance, and international law. Owing to the growth of the Oil & Gas area in Brazil, the firm has expanded its presence in emerging markets, such as energy, infrastructure, and environment.


Event: II Congresso Nacional de Direito Marítimo Portuário e Aduaneiro da OAB

Dates: October 30 and November 01, 2013

Location: Centro de Convenções do Hotel Four Towers – Avenida Saturnino de Brito 1327, Praia do Canto, Vitória, Espírito Santo.

 (Source: Kincaid Mendes Vianna Advogados)