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André Tavares

Contact: andretavares@tavad.com.br

Graduate degree in Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) in 2001. Post-graduate degree in Insurance Law with his MBA in partnership with Universidade Cândido Mendes/FUNENSEG in 2003.
Insurance professor in the MBA of Insurance Law program at FUNENSEG and panelist in seminars and congresses in the Insurance and Reinsurance Law field.

ANDRÉ TAVARES was an intern at ESCRITÓRIO DE ADVOCACIA SERGIO BERMUDES from 1997 to 2000. He was a partner at ESCRITÓRIO DE ADVOCACIA SERGIO BERMUDES from 2003 to 2017, working in the insurance field for all these years. He was an associate at MACHADO, MEYER, SENDACZ, OPICE E BRANDÃO COUTO ADVOGADOS between 2000 and 2003.

With ample recognition in the Market, he was elected four years in a row (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 e 2018) most admired lawyer in the insurance, civic, financial operations and health field through ANÁLISE ADVOCACIA 500. He has been listed since 2015 on Band 3 at the CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS ranking and has been mentioned, since 2013, on the journal LEGAL 500.

President of the Grupo Nacional de Trabalho de Seguro Garantia within the INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE LAW ASSOCIATION – AIDA. Member of the CONSELHO DELIBERATIVO – AIDA – DELIBERATION COUNCIL. General secretary of OAB-RJ’s Sectional Insurance and Reinsurance Law Commission. Counseling Editor for INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE LAW ASSOCIATION – AIDA’s electronic magazine. Counseling Editor for the magazine Revista Seguros.

Author of multiple articles published in specialized journals, such as “CDC: evolução do mercado segurador” (Caderno de Seguro FUNENSEG, n. 171, mar/abr 2012, pp. 114-122); “Contrato de Seguro” (Caderno de Seguro FUNENSEG, n. 173, jul/ago/set 2012, pp. 50-65); “Abertura do mercado brasileiro de resseguros” (Caderno de Seguro FUNENSEG, n. 180, ed. especial 2013, pp. 60-65); and “Marcos temporais extintivos no direito de seguros brasileiro” (Revista Jurídica de Seguros/CNSeg, n. 4, maio de 2016, pp. 39-55).

Languages: Portuguese, English.

Ana Luiza Comparato

Contact: anacomparato@tavad.com.br

Graduate degree in Law at Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC). Post-graduate degree in Procedural Civil Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)..

Ana Luiza Comparato was a partner at Escritório de Advocacia Sergio Bermudes from 2006 to 2017, where she worked in the civil field, specifically insurance, reinsurance and supplementary health.

Languages: Portuguese, English.

Daniel Chacur de Miranda

Contact: danielmiranda@tavad.com.br

“Daniel Chacur de Miranda is a very efficient lawyer who is easy to work with (…) ‘his innovative and accurate legal opinions were fundamental to our company’s strategic decisions and litigation success.” (Chambers Latin America 2020)

“Brilliant lawyer with impressive business skills” (Legal 500 2019)

Daniel was a partner at Escritório de Advocacia Sergio Bermudes from 2007 to 2017. In his professional experience, he has worked in several national and international arbitrations and complex litigation related mainly to commercial and regulatory disputes.

Daniel was recommended in international legal rankings in 2017 and 2018.

Master in Law (LL.M.) from Columbia University/NY, having received the Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and Parker School Recognition of Achievement in International and Comparative Law honorable mentions in recognition for academic achievements.

Currently studying towards a Master’s Degree in Civil Procedural Law at Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  Graduated Law school from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).

Daniel was visiting researcher at the Université Jean Moulin Lyon III, following an invitation from the Institut de Droit Comparé Edouard Lambert.

Former president of the Columbia Law School International Arbitration Association (CIAA). Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAR) and the International Insurance Law Association (AIDA).

Author of articles published in specialized law reviews.

Languages: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish and Italian.

Fernanda Medina Pantoja

Contact: fernandapantoja@tavad.com.br

Doctor and Master in Procedural Law at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). She was a visiting researcher at Cambridge University and Queen Mary University (England), in 2013. Post Graduate degree in Business Law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Rio de Janeiro. Graduate degree in Law at UERJ.

Procedural Law professor at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).

Fernanda Medina Pantoja was an associate at Wald Advogados Associados from 2003 to 2014, when she became a partner at Escritório de Advocacia Sergio Bermudes (2014-2017). In her professional experience, she handled strategic causes in judicial and arbitral Law, involving complex civil and business Law issues.

OAB-RJ’s Comissão de Mediação vice-president and co-founder and Comissão de Estudos em Processo Civil member. Member of the Instituto Carioca de Direito Processual. Member of the Corpo Editorial da Revista Eletrônica de Direito Processual (UERJ).

Author of the book “Apelação cível: novas perspectivas para um antigo recurso. Um estudo de Direito nacional e comparado” (Juruá, 2010) and articles published in specialized journals and collective works, such as “Breves Comentários ao novo CPC” (RT, 2017); “Comentários ao novo CPC” (Forense, 2017); and “Recursos no CPC/2015: Perspectivas, Críticas e Desafios” (JusPodivm, 2017). Coordinator of the books “Arbitragem e Mediação: temas controvertidos” (Forense, 2014) and “Mediação no novo CPC” (Forense, 2016).

Languages: Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish and French.

Lívia Saad

Contact: liviasaad@tavad.com.br

Graduate degree in Law at PONTIFÍCIA UNIVERSIDADE CATÓLICA DO RIO DE JANEIRO (PUC-Rio). Post-graduate degree in Procedural Civil Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).

LÍVIA SAAD was a partner at Escritório de Advocacia Sergio Bermudes from 2007 to 2017, where she worked in the civil field, specifically insurance, reinsurance and supplementary health.

Languages: Portuguese, English.

Luiza Dias Martins

Contact: luizamartins@tavad.com.br

Graduate degree in Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). Post-graduate degree in Procedural Civil Law at the same university.

Luiza Dias Martins was a partner at Escritório de Advocacia Sergio Bermudes from 2012 to 2017, where she worked in the litigation field, on Civil and Business Law issues.

She held, in the 2013-2015 triennium, the position of general consulting counselor of the legislative federal council with the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil. In 2016, she was awarded the Commended Ordem do Mérito Judiciário by the Tribunal Regional do Trabalho da 1ª Região.

Languages: Portuguese, English.

Vanessa Matos

Contact: vanessamatos@tavad.com.br

Graduate degree in Law at Centro Universitário Moacyr Sreder Bastos. Post-graduate degree in Insurance Law at Escola Superior Nacional de Seguros (ESNS).

Vanessa Matos joined the Sahione Advogados team, where she coordinated the Civil field. Later, she joined Escritório de Advocacia Sergio Bermudes, where she worked for four years, specifically in the fields of insurance, reinsurance and complementary health.

Languages: Portuguese, English.

Ana Elisa Correa

Contact: anaelisacorrea@tavad.com.br

Graduate degree in Law at Universidade Federal do Rio deJaneiro (UFRJ). Post-graduate degree in Procedural Civil Law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

Languages: Portuguese, English.

Guilherme Macedo

 Contact: guilhermemacedo@tavad.com.br

Graduado em Direito pela PONTIFÍCIA UNIVERSIDADE CATÓLICA DO RIO DE JANEIRO (PUC-Rio), GUILHERME MACEDO atua no contencioso estratégico judicial e arbitral, especialmente nas áreas de Direito Civil e Empresarial.

Languages: Portuguese, English.

Pedro Wright