Peter Sester Advogados - Arbitration Law
Professor Peter Christian Sester is a dual qualified lawyer in Brazil and Germany. He also holds two PhDs, one in Commercial Law, the other in Economics. Peter has served as a tenured Professor of Commercial Law at several German and Swiss universities. He has practised commercial law for 14 years at the Frankfurt office of a leading UK international law firm. During this time, he developed in-depth interdisciplinary and cross-cultural expertise highly esteemed by clients. He combines practical skills with academic depth. Peter originally focused on corporate finance, capital markets, asset and project finance, M&A and LBO. In 2017, he founded his own law boutique in Rio de Janeiro. In 2019, he became vice-president of the leading Brazilian arbitration institution CAM-CCBC. He continues to teach at renowned universities in Europe and Brazil (e.g. New University of Lisbon, Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro).
Today, Peter acts mainly as an arbitrator, co-counsel and expert witness in international and domestic arbitration procedings. He has sat as an arbitrator in over a dozen commercial arbitrations. Peter has first-hand experience of the rules of all major Brazilian arbitration institutions and beyond. He has also acted as co-counsel in ICC arbitrations. Peter is listed in the rosters of arbitrators established by the following institutions: CAM-CCBC, Camâra do Mercado – Arbitragem (the arbitration institution of the Brazilian Stock Exchange B3), CAMARB and CBMA. He is a member of the IAI (Paris).
Peter advises on and renders legal opinions on commercial and financial market law, arbitration law, private international law (Brazilian, German and European Union Law, and International Conventions). He specializes in corporate and capital market law, M&A and post M&A disputes, long-term contract adjustment, project and asset finance. He also advises on Corporate Governance and regulation.