Anna-Katharina Scheffer da Silveira

Adriana Braghetta Advogados


Germany, Brazil, France

São Paulo, Brazil

Corporate, construction and infrastructure, energy (including renewable energy), general trade and distribution, aerospace

German (mother tongue)
English (fluent)
Portuguese (fluent)
French (fluent)
Spanish (fluent)

Since 07/2014: Attorney-at-Law admitted to the bar in Düsseldorf, Germany
12/2011-01/2014: Legal Clerkship in the District of the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf (Second State Exam)
03/2008: Commercial Mediator Certificate of the Munich Center for Dispute Resolution
10/2005-07/2011: Law studies at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (First State Exam); Specialization in International Private and Procedural Law

Selected publications:

• “Review of ‘The DIS-Rules – An Article-By-Article Commentary by Gustav Flecke-Giammarco, Christopher Boog and Siegfried H. Elsing’”, Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem, December 2021
• “Impacts of Modern Data Protection Regimes in International Arbitration” (co-author), in: Faber/Vaughn/Bergström, Primeiras Impressões sobre a Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados – LGPD, Migalhas Publications, October 2021
• “Note on Paris Court of Appeal, decision of 25 February 2020” (inter alia on the application of UNIDROIT Principles in the absence of a choice of law by the parties), Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem, June 2021
• “Arbitration in Brazil: An Overview” (co-author), German Journal of Arbitration (SchiedsVZ), March 2021
• “Report on the ICC-FIDIC Conference 2020 in São Paulo, Brazil”, Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem, June 2020

Selected speaking engagements:

• Hamburg International Arbitration Days: “ESG disputes and their (particular) relevance for Latin America” (Hamburg, Germany), April 2022
• Migalhas Online Seminar: “Primeiras Impressões sobre a Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais” (virtual event), November 2021
• NYU-FGV Joint Colloquium: “Transparency in International Arbitration: Publication of Arbitral Awards versus Data Protection” (virtual event), September 2020
• Costa Rican Arbitration Day/Costa Rican Young Arbitrators Event: “Soft Law aplicado al fondo de las controversias: relevancia y aplicación en arbitraje comercial internacional” (virtual event), August 2020
• Asociación Latinoamericana de Derecho de la Construcción (ALDEC) Event: “Financiación de arbitrajes de construcción” (virtual event), July 2020
• Young German Institution of Arbitration Association (DIS40) Event: “Arbitration in Brazil from the International Perspective” (hybrid event), August 2020
• ICC YAF Event: “Pathways to Arbitration” (Prague, Czech Republic), March 2019
• ICC Germany Conference: “ICC Arbitration for IP Disputes” (Munich, Germany), June 2018
• ICC YAF Event: “The ICC’s Role in Ensuring the Enforceability of Arbitral Awards” (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), March 2018
• German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)/Industry and Trade Chamber (IHK) Stuttgart/Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Event: “Do arbitration and state court litigation proceedings take too long? Does expediting the proceedings lead to loss in quality?” (Stuttgart, Germany), September 2017
• 9th Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA) Annual Arbitration Conference: “Revision, Correction and Interpretation of Arbitral Awards” (Stockholm, Sweden), June 2017
• Lecture Sciences Po/Master Droit Economique: “Arbitration Agreements – An Empirical Analysis” (Paris, France), April 2017

• DIS (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit)
• CFA (Comité Français de l'Arbitrage)
• CBAr (Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem)
• CEA (Club Español del Arbitraje)
• Young ICCA (Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration)
• ICC YAF (ICC Young Arbitrators Forum)
• DIS40 (Young DIS Association)

Anna-Katharina Scheffer da Silveira acts in international arbitrations with a focus on commercial, construction, energy and corporate disputes. Former associate with a major international law firm in Düsseldorf, Germany, and a Magic Circle firm in Paris, France. Former Deputy Counsel at the Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC in Paris, France. Admitted to the bar in Düsseldorf, Germany (Rechtsanwältin), Commercial Mediator Certification (Munich Center for Dispute Resolution, MuCDR), Legal Clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Germany (Zweites Juristisches Staatsexamen), Law Degree from Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich, Germany (Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen). Next to German (mother tongue), fluent in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

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