Gustavo Lasalvia is a counsel in the São Paulo office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados´ Aviation and Insurance & Reinsurance practices. Gustavo started his career at Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados, where he stayed for 11 years. During this period, he acted in civil, contract, administrative and regulatory litigation, and was directly involved in matters of considerable importance in Brazil. Gustavo has extensive experience in commencing and managing legal proceedings (including class actions), administrative proceedings and arbitrations.
Gustavo has also participated in the negotiation of commercial agreements (involving environmental, regulatory, public procurement, aviation and aerospace, insurance and other areas), performed due diligence and done transactional work (M&A, IPO) for a number of companies in the past 10 years. In these matters, Gustavo was responsible for all issues of civil law involved.
In 2009 Gustavo joined Clyde&Co and has since worked in the Aviation and Aerospace, Insurance and Reinsurance practices. He has worked both at the firm’s base in London and in its Rio de Janeiro office. Gustavo was directly involved in the crisis management and regulation activities relating to the largest air crashes in Brazil in the past decade and was also responsible for introducing and managing pioneer alternative dispute resolution programs, with the participation of government agencies and authorities.