Nelson Nery Jr.

  • Doctorate and Master’s degrees in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), Brazil.
  • Doctorate in Civil Procedural Law from Universität Friedrich-Alexander Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.
  • Full Professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) and at São Paulo State University (UNESP), in addition to being a permanent associate of the University Extension Center and the Brasiliense Institute of Teaching and Research.
  • Undergraduate degree in Law from the University of Taubaté, SP, Brazil.
  • Nery is an arbitrator for several arbitration chambers in Brazil and abroad, notably those of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce, the São Paulo Attorneys’ Institute, and the Brazil-Portugal Chamber of Commerce. He is also approved to act as an Amicus curiae and prepare Affidavits.
  • He is a Legal scholar whose legal opinions and opinion letters have had their credibility consolidated over the years, with full recognition by members of the judiciary, legal and business communities, and government entities in general.
  • He was a State Attorney for the government of São Paulo for 27 years. Member of Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht (Germany), the International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL, based in Bologna, Italy), the Iberoamerican Association of Procedural Law (Spain), the Brazilian Academy of Civil Law, and the Deutsch-Brasilianische Juristen Vereinigung (DBJV). Attorney with intense activity in higher courts.
  • Co-author of bills that were enacted as the Law of Public-Interest Civil Actions (Law No. 7347/85) and the Consumer Protection Code (Law 8078/90), he is a member of the São Paulo Academy of Law (chair No. 25), the São Paulo Academy of Legal Letters (chair No. 54), and the São Paulo Attorneys’ Institute (IASP). He founded the Union of Catholic Jurists of São Paulo, of which he is the Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors.
  • Nery is a legal scholar, writer and author of numerous books and articles of great influence and persuasiveness in the courts and administrative agencies, in addition to their broad popularity in the Brazilian and foreign publishing sector.