Larry John Rabb Carvalho is a senior partner of the firm. He has a wealth of experience in litigation, with an emphasis on shipping matters, and an extensive record of advising P&I clubs, maritime agents, port operators, trading companies, shipowners, charterers, cargo owners and underwriters. He is active in the area of international sales of goods and commodities. In addition, he advises importers and exporters regarding transaction legalities, and acts as a consultant during international claims, having considerable experience in complex arbitrations and Admiralty Court proceedings. He has received recognition from international publications and several awards as a leading Brazilian lawyer in the fields of shipping, customs law and international trade law.

He has an LLM degree in maritime law and a postgraduate qualification in international trade law. He currently provides legal counsel to the Brazilian Association of Ship Suppliers, and is a member of several shipping industry associations. He is also a member of the Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo and Ceará, the Brazilian Association of Maritime Law (ABDM) and the Iberoamerican Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM/BR).