Professional Experience

Luis Henrique Prates da Fonseca Borghi joined the Firm in 2004 and became partner in 2019. He integrates the Litigation and Arbitration practice group, with focus on disputes arising out of commercial contracts, corporate conflicts, torts, product liability, bankruptcy and proceedings regarding recognition and enforcement of foreign awards. Mr. Borghi also has a wide breadth of experience in domestic and international arbitration involving construction claims, post-contractual M&A and other commercial disputes, as well as in mediation procedures.

Work abroad

He has worked at Ablfs & McKfnzif office in New York as an international associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group, focused on domestic and international arbitration.

Awards and Recognitions

Luis Henrique Prates da Fonseca Borghi has been recognized for his work in Civil Litigation Category by the main legal directories such as Análise Advocacia 500 and Latin Lawyer 250.

He has also been recognized for his work in Arbitration by LACCA Approved and Leaders League.

Academic Background

He graduated from Pontificia Universidade Católica de São Paulo with a degree in Law and specialized in Civil Procedure, from the Law School of Pontificia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. He also specialized in Corporate Law, from Fundação Getúlio Vargas de São Paulo and holds a master’s degree (LL.M Program) from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.


Co-author of several books/articles, such as:

  • “Brazilian Court of Appeals Confirms the Validity of Arbitration in International Sales Representation Agreement”- Global Arbitration News, February 8, 2017.
  • “Brazilian Superior Court of Justice holds that, except for urgent matters, the courts have no jurisdiction to process early production of evidence proceedings when there is an arbitration provision in the contract” – Global Arbitration News, April 6, 2023.


Portuguese and english.

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