Betyna Jaques

Betyna Jaques joined VdA in 2023. She is Senior Associate at the Litigation & Arbitration area of practice.

Betyna regularly represents clients in international commercial arbitrations across Portuguese-speaking countries (Portugal, Angola, Mozambique and Brazil), namely those revolving around the construction & infrastructure, energy and telecommunications sectors.

In addition to her work as counsel, Betyna has been appointed as administrative secretary in several arbitral proceedings seated in Portugal, Brazil and Belgium.

Law degree – Curitiba Faculty of Law.

Post-graduation in Civil Law – Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), France.

Masters in Litigation, Arbitration and ADR – Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), France.

Before joining VdA, Betyna Jaques integrated PLMJ Advogados´ Dispute Resolution practice, where she acted as counsel for states, investors, and companies in arbitration proceedings conducted under the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and CAC-PCCI rules.

Author or co-author of multiple publications, namely:

  • Co-author. "Lei de Arbitragem Comentada - Lei nº 9.307/1996” (Brazil), Ed. Revista dos Tribunais, 2023
  • Co-editor. "Convenção de Viena sobre Compra e Venda Internacional de Mercadorias” (Portugal), Ed. Almedina, 2022
  • Co-author. “La reciente incorporación de Portugal a la Convención de Viena sobre los Contratos de Compraventa Internacional de Mercaderías: las divergencias y convergencias entre el ordenamiento jurídico portugués y las normas contenidas en la CNUCCIM” (Spain), in Revista de Arbitraje Comercial y de Inversiones, Ed. Thomson Reuters, 2021
  • Commentary. “TJSP. 1ª Câmara Reservada de Direito Empresarial. Agravo de Instrumento nº 2263639-76.2020.8.26.0000. Rel. Des. Cesar Ciampolini. J. 02.03.2021”, in Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem, Ed. Wolters Kluwer, 2021

Admitted to the Portuguese and Brazilian Bar Associations.

English, French.

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