Davi joined Aroeira Salles in 2011 and his experience includes advising on important projects in the port, naval, oil, subway, road infrastructure and civil construction sectors both inside and outside the State of Rio de Janeiro. Such projects include the construction of shipyards, ports and naval bases, the implementation of subway lines and highways, projects for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics in 2016, transposition of the São Francisco River, natural gas processing terminals, oil refineries and shipbuilding.
The legal advice provided to the clients that executed these projects involves contractual management, audit and inspection procedures by control bodies, as well as the filing of actions for termination and indemnification for breach of contractual conditions. His practice also includes work on the defense of clients in the scope of popular actions and of administrative improbity before the State and Federal courts in the State of Rio de Janeiro.
Davi holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (July 2012) and a post-graduate degree in State Law from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (2018). Fluent in English, Davi studied at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom focusing on the study of the English Legal System and English Constitutional and Administrative Law.
In 2013, David published the article “The Legal Effects of Administrative Silence and Ways to Fight It” in issue nº 52 of the magazine “Direito Público” (“Public Law”), from Editora IOB (IOB Publishers) in Porto Alegre. Davi’s opinion articles debating everyday legal issues were also published in Minas Gerais newspapers.
Prior to joining Aroeira Salles, David was already involved in Public Law, working along with lawyers and economists for a specialised company on auditing of tender processes and public contracts in the Minas Gerais municipalities. He was also an intern at the Legislative Assembly of the State of Minas Gerais, where he advised on parliamentary and electoral procedures.