Pedro Ribeiro

Pedro founded Advocacia Pedro Ribeiro to provide services as arbitrator, mediator, DRB panelist and Alternative Dispute Resolution adviser.  Before focusing its practice on ADR he was a partner at Ribeiro de Oliveira Advogados, where he managed the accounts of leading multinational companies on the construction, automotive and mining industries doing business in Brazil, having also worked as secondee for Fiatengineering do Brasil. During his time as a litigation lawyer he handled more than 400 cases, including several high-profile lawsuits. 

Pedro is listed on several mediation and arbitration chambers where he serves on domestic and international procedures combining his solid academic background with more than 25 years of experience as a transactional and litigation lawyer.


Pedro has a JD from Federal University of Minas Gerais and a Post Graduation Diploma in International Arbitration and International Construction Contracts by Queen Mary University of London. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – CIArb (UK); an International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution - CPR Distinguished Neutral; a member of the Society of Construction Law (UK); of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (US); the Brazilian Committee of the ICC; the Brazilian Arbitration Committee – CBAr; and of the Arbitration Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association, Minas Gerais Section. He also seats on the advisory board of the Chamber of Corporate Arbitration Brazil – CAMARB, a non for profit Brazilian ADR Institution.

Pedro frequently speaks on arbitration and mediation issues on some of the main congress and seminars in Brazil, having also spoke at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law  - UNCITRAL and International Mediation Institute - IMI debate regarding the international commercial mediation convention draft.

Pedro frequently speaks in universities such as UFMG, IBMEC, Milton Campos and Newton the Paiva. He was also named “Arbitration, Dispute Resolution & Mediation – Lawyer of the Year –Brazil” by the Lawyer Monthly Private Client Awards 2017.

Check Pedro’s profile on LinkedIn for more details about his courses and activities