Flavia Foz Mange

Founding Partner

Has represented clients in arbitration and judicial proceedings for over 20 years. Advises clients in the pre-litigation phase. Regularly acts as an arbitrator and legal expert.
Flavia Foz Mange

Professional experience

Experience as counsel, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator, and president of arbitral tribunals, both in Portuguese and English, under the rules of several Brazilian and international arbitral institutions.

Holds extensive experience in strategic litigation. Acts in complex disputes related to contract law, corporate law, and judicial proceedings related to arbitrations, in addition to international legal cooperation proceedings, especially recognition and enforcement of foreign awards.

Advises clients in the strategic management of sensitive issues, seeking to avoid the escalation of the conflict into litigation.

Provides legal opinions on arbitration, private international law, and international legal cooperation.

At the end of 2014, Flavia Mange was the co-founder and partner of Mange & Gabbay Sociedade de Advogados, currently Flavia Mange Advogados. Previously, the founding partner worked in renowned law firms in São Paulo in the areas of judicial litigation and arbitration; was Litigation Manager for Latin America at Hewlett-Packard; has worked on the International Arbitration team at Shearman & Sterling and Freshfield Bruckhaus in Paris; and has participated in the ICC Court of Arbitration internship program.

Listed on the roster of arbitrators and mediators of the most renowned arbitration institutions.

Member of the executive committee of the Rising Arbitrators Initiative (RAI) since 2021 and of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, participating in the task force “ADR and Arbitration” since 2020. In addition to Flavia Mange´s work as executive secretary of the ICC Brazil Mediation and Arbitration Commission (2019- 2020) and representative of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) (2017-2019), our founding partner has also held the position of editor-in-chief (2018-2020) and editor (2012-2018) of the Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem (RBA).

Recognized by “Who’s Who” in Arbitration as a Global Leader in 2022 and as Future Leaders in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, mentioned as “most highly regarded future leaders in the Americas” in 2019 and 2021; appointed by the “Leaders League” in the areas of Arbitration and Civil and Commercial Litigation (2017-2022) as one of the most voted rising star in Dispute Resolution in 2020 and receiving the Rising Star award in 2021; recognized by “Análise Advocacia em Arbitragem” (2019) and listed as the most admired arbitration professional in Brazil by “Análise Advocacia Mulher” in 2021 and 2022, among others.

  • Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP): Professor of the Master’s program in Law (2016-current)
  • Trinity College Dublin (TCD): Guest Lecturer in the arbitration’s LL.M. (2015)
  • Constantly invited to lecture or teach in various courses and lato sensu postgraduate courses.

  • International Law Doctorate from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo – USP (2012)
  • Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School – HLS (2011)
  • Master’s degree in International Law from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo – USP (2008)
  • Master´s degree in International Legal Studies (LL.M) from New York University School of Law – NYU (2007)
  • Bachelor of Laws from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo – USP (2004)
  • Certificate in German Law at Ludwig-Maximilians Universität – LMU, Academic exchange (2001-2002)

  • Portuguese
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Flavia Mange is the author of: Processo Arbitral: Aspectos Transnacionais (Quartier Latin, 2013) and Medidas de Urgência nos Litígios Comerciais Internacionais: Reconhecimento pelos Tribunais Superiores de medidas proferidas por tribunais arbitrais e judiciais no exterior (Renovar, 2012).

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