The XXIV Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (“Vis Moot”) was held from April 5 to 13, 2017, which takes place every year in Vienna, Austria, since 1994, and has been taking place in Hong Kong since 2004.
This year’s Vis Moot had close to 4,000 participants representing 342 law schools from 72 countries, comprised of law students, attorneys, professors and lawyers from the most well-known law firms and academic institutions from the world over.
Mr. Shervin Naimi, an attorney in the corporate and arbitration practice areas of the law firm Cerqueira Leite Advogados (Attorneys-at-Law), participated in the Vis Moot in Vienna this year (for a second time, the first was during law school in 2013 as a mootie speaker), as an arbitrator in 4 mock arbitration panels (3 were in the General Rounds and the last was in the coveted elimination Round of 32, alongside true veterans of international arbitration), as well as team coach for his alma mater (Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado – FAAP).
The law firm Cerqueira Leite Advogados (Attorneys-at-Law) has solid experience in domestic and international arbitration, with a highly prepared team to take on your strategic dispute resolution issues (relating to both litigation and arbitration) and is currently involved in large commercial disputes, going head-to-head with the largest law firms in Brazil.
Vis Moot website link: https://vismoot.pace.edu/.