Ana Tereza Basilio


Basilio Advogados
Av. Presidente Wilson, 210
12th and 13th Floors
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Tel: 55 21 2277-4200
Fax: 55 21 2210-6316


Ana Tereza Basilio is a partner at Basilio Advogados. She holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Universidade Cândido and has accumulated experience in law offices in Brazil, including Sergio Bermudes’ firm, where she worked for 11 years.

She is a post graduate in North American Law from Wisconsin University, and is a specialist in civil and commercial litigation as well as in arbitration. She taught Civil Law in the Post Graduation Course of the Escola Superior de Advocacia (Lawyer’s Superior School), from 1993 to 2001, and she is the author of several books about corporate law.

From 2004 to 2006, she was the President of the Mediation and Arbitration Chamber of the Brazilian Bar Association, in which she also acted as President of the Lawyer’s Association Committee, from October 2003 to December 2006, Vice-President of the Arbitration Committee, during the same period, besides being elected as Chief Counsellor of the Brazilian Bar Association during the three-year periods from 2000 to 2003 and 2003 to 2006. Additionally, she was appointed as member of the Committee to Fight Piracy and Unfair Competition of the Federal Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association during period of July 2005 to December 2006, and of the Special Committee to Fight Piracy and Unfair Competition of the Federal Committee of the Brazilian Lawyers Association, which she is still a member of. She is also a member of the Editorial Committee of the Arbitration and Mediation Magazine, and member of the Corporate law Committee from the Escola da Magistratura (Judge’s School) of the High Court of the State of Rio de Janeiro.

She is a professor in Fundação Getúlio Vargas, in the Arbitration post graduation course. In December 2010, she was elected a member of the TRE – Tribunal Regional Eleitoral.

The Office has experience in national and international arbitration and mediation, in the civil and commercial areas, resulting from agreements of the most varied corporate areas.
Founded by well-known lawyers in Brazil, coming from the main law offices in the country, Basilio Advogados acts in the corporate field, based on services to great companies from several sectors, such as utilities concessionaires, mining companies, banks, construction companies, shopping malls, as well as individuals.

The Firm counts on a multidisciplinary team, which performs in several corporate sectors, prioritizing ethics in their relations, and the ongoing search for excellence.

Along with the constant evolution of the social demands, and aligned to technological resources, the office has as its main purpose and institutional compromise the provision of services of legal excellence, the hand-made execution and a performance of the works like no other offices, lined on a client’s customized treatment policy, we always seek for most objective, fast and adequate solution for every issue.

The Office currently counts, in its chart of employees, on lawyers strictly selected from the disputed legal market.

They are professionals of proven competence, who bring together the consistent ethical-professional vocation and team spirit with an extent and well succeeded performance experience before several courts of the country. The team is also comprised by Mr. Frederico José Leite Gueiros, former President of the TRF of the 2nd Region and the prestigious Professor Carlos Roberto Barbosa Moreira, legal advisors of the firm. Most of the members of Basilio Advogados have concluded specialization and post graduation courses in the most prestigious universities of Brazil, United States and Europe. The stimulus to the studies is another differential of the team’s culture of formation.