Paulo Fernando Pinheiro Machado
Mr Pinheiro Machado is a Brazilian advocate and diplomat with extensive international experience, in particular in the maritime and commodities industries. As a career diplomat, Mr Pinheiro Machado had several high-level postings and was Chargé d'Affaires in Prague and Copenhagen.
Mr Pinheiro Machado trained as an advocate in both the civil and the common law traditions, having graduated in law in Brazil and in England. He was also a Partner of a law firm in London.
Mr Pinheiro Machado is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and is currently accepting instructions as an arbitrator.
Bar Call: OAB/PR 82277/37830 (2004)
Diploma in International Arbitration, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2017
Graduate Diploma in Law (Commendation), Inns of Court School of Law/The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, 2017
Advanced Course in Diplomacy, Instituto Rio Branco, 2011
MPhil in Diplomacy (Distinction), Instituto Rio Branco, 2010
Diploma in French Studies (Mention Bien), University Nancy 2, 2007
Postgraduate Diploma in Political Sociology (Distinction), Universidade Federal do Paraná, 2005
LLB Hons (First Class), UNICURITIBA, 2004
Fluent: Portuguese, English (CPE A), French (DALF C2), Spanish (DELE Superior), Italian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian.
Intermediate: Russian, German, Latin.
Basic: Classical Greek
7 King's Bench Walk Contract Law Prize
City Law School Postgraduate Scholarship
Ministry of External Relation's Full Scholarship for Master's in Diplomacy
Approved in 13th place in the Entrance Examinations of Instituto Rio Branco, the Brazilian Diplomatic Academy
Law School Library Catalogue Prize
Graduated in Law School with the maximum grade in final viva voce dissertation examination
Elected Class Orator at Law School
1st Prize in Scientific Fair
Tolls: Vested Rights or Vested Privileges? Do motorway franchisees have a vested right to lost profits? Umuarama Ilustrado (Umuarama, 12 November 2003) Opinião
The Baltic Exchange
The London Maritime Arbitrators Association, Supporting Member (LMAA)
The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
International Association for Artificial Intelligence and the Law
Society for Computers & Law
ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)