Former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Senior Associate Ricardo Gardini de Andrade has joined DLA Piper's Vienna office as a Partner to work in the firm's Litigation & Regulatory practice.
Specializing in international arbitration and litigation and corporate and M&A, Gardini de Andrade previously spent over 13 years with Freshfields in Milan and Vienna, having first joined the firm in 2009. Earlier, he was an Associate with SJ Berwin, between 2008 and 2009, and with Frignani e Associati Studio Legale in 2007.
"We are thrilled to have Ricardo join our international team," DLA Piper Vienna office Managing Partner Christoph Mager commented. "He has excellent client relationships and, with Vienna being a hub for Brazilian multinational groups, he will undoubtedly add real value to our globally active clients."
"I am very much looking forward to starting a new chapter of my professional career with DLA Piper," Gardini de Andrade added. "The firm’s global platform will undoubtedly assist many of my Brazilian-based clients on their high-profile business activities around the globe."