Biography

Raphael Lang Silva is a Brazilian, Swiss and Uruguayan national, being a qualified lawyer in Brazil. He earned his bachelor degree from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in 2017, having presented his thesis, with distinction, on the topic of corruption in International Arbitration.

Whilst in Brazil, he served as an intern in several law firms, having worked with arbitration, corporate law and domestic litigation. He participated in several moot court competitions during his studies, including two participations as a speaker of the Willem C. Vis Moot and of the FDI Moot.

From July 2018 to December 2018, he will be working as an intern in the International Arbitration practice of Latham & Watkins in Paris. Raphael is native speaker of Portuguese, fluent in English and Spanish and have a good command of French.

Nationality

Brazil
Switzerland
Uruguay

Working languages

English
Portuguese
Spanish

Other languages

French

Location

Switzerland
Geneva

Previous location

Brazil
Porto Alegre

Areas of Expertise

Investment Arbitration
International Commercial Arbitration
WTO Law
International Dispute Settlement
Transnational Litigation
International Commercial Law
General International Law

Bar information

2017