Marcelo Richter

Construction & Engineering, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration


Marcelo Richter has experience in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration and public international law.

Marcelo was educated and studied arbitration in the United Kingdom, France, Portugal and Brazil. Given his international background, Marcelo's practice focuses on representing parties in cross-border, high-end disputes involving parties and applicable laws from a wide-range of jurisdictions, such as: Abu Dhabi, Brazil, Croatia, France, Jordan, Kuwait, Italy, Malaysia, Panama, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey, Turkmenistan and the United States.


Investment Treaty Arbitration

  • ICSID Case No. ARB/21/20: representing Turkish investors in an ongoing investment treaty arbitration in the construction sector against Turkmenistan.
  • ICSID Case No. ARB/13/38: represented Kuwaiti investors in an investment treaty arbitration in the telecommunication sector against Jordan.
  • Represented American and Canadian investors in an investment treaty arbitration in the media sector under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules against Romania.


  • Listed as a key lawyer for International Arbitration - Legal 500


  • Queen Mary, University of London, Master of Laws (LLM), with Distinction
  • International Academy for Arbitration Law, Diploma, Dechert LLP Scholarship
  • University of Coimbra, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Undergraduate Exchange Programme
  • Unisinos University, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), with Distinction


  • England and Wales
  • Brazil