Thais Tenani

Thais is an associate whose practice is focused both on complex and strategic international and national arbitration disputes, as well as in construction projects including drafting and negotiation complex contracts, contract management, and the preparation and presentation of claims. Thais has acted mainly in cases related to infrastructure, energy and oil and gas sector, corporate and security disputes.

Her experiences includes proceedings seated in Brazil, France and United Kingdom, conducted in accordance with arbitration rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (CAM-CCBC), the CIESP/FIESP Chamber for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, the Market Arbitration Chamber (CAM)


  • Bachelor’s degree in law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas.

  • Master’s degree in commercial law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Master thesis nominated for an award by Fundação Getúlio Vargas.


  • GABBAY, D.M.; NANI, A.P.R; BRITO, A.F.; BERTHO, B.B; SPALLETA, G.; FERREIRA, L.B.; TENANI, T.H.T.; “Empirical analysis concerning mediation oportunities during the course of na arbitration in Brazil”. Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, 2022.

  • MONTINO, L.; MIDE, L.; TENANI, T.; “Smart Contracts: a new field for arbitration”.

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