Christian Sahb Batista Lopes

Christian Sahb Batista Lopes


Christian Sahb Batista Lopes

With 20 years of experience as a lawyer, Mr. Lopes is the partner responsible for arbitration and consultancy in matters regarding contracts, corporate law, financial and commercial transactions.

In addition to being a lawyer, Mr. Lopes has been an Adjunct Professor of Civil Law at the Federal University of Minas Gerais since 2012. He has also served as director and vice-president of the Chamber of Mediation and Corporate Arbitration - Brazil (CAMARB) until 2018. He has acted as director of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr) since 2018. Mr. Lopes has published articles and books in his area of expertise.


  • PhD - Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2011
  • Master of Laws - Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2003
  • Master of Laws (LL.M) - Columbia University, 2002
  • Specialization (Economic and corporate law) - FGV, 2000
  • Bachelor of Laws – Federal University of Minas Gerais, 1998

Awards and acknowledgments

  • Chambers and Partners Latin America, 2013 - current
  • Leaders League, Brazil Best Arbitrators, 2018, 2019
  • James Kent Scholar, Columbia University Law School, 2018
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