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Tavares Advogados

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Managing Partner: André Tavares
Senior Partners: Daniel Chacur de Miranda, Fernanda Pantoja
Partners: Ana Luiza Comparato, Lívia Saad, Luiza Dias Martins, Vanessa Matos
Junior Partners: Ana Elisa Correa, Guilherme Macedo, Pedro Wright
Number of partners: 10
Number of other lawyers: 15

Firm Overview:
Tavares Advogados is a specialised boutique firm, founded by a group of partners with in-depth experience of complex civil, insurance, corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings as well as loss adjustment procedures. The firm also offers advice and assistance on insurance and reinsurance matters, including international work, as well as regulatory, civil and corporate strategic advice support for clients within the sector.

Main Areas of Practice:

Dispute Resolution: 40%
Insurance: 60%

Dispute Resolution:

The firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice represents clients before Brazilian courts of all instances (state, federal and superior), before administrative tribunals and before domestic and international arbitration tribunals. The firm has been involved in several of the major and cutting-edge insurance litigation and arbitration cases since its foundation, as well as in other relevant cases involving commercial and contractual disputes.

Insurance:
The firm’s Insurance Practice acts in all fields of Insurance Law, particularly in issues pertaining to D&O, E&O, life insurance, personal accident insurance, property cover, operational risks, guarantees, civil liability, capitalisation and private pensions. Tavares Advogados has experience of high-profile strategic litigation with significant high contingency potential, including very substantial compensation claims, constitutional lawsuit and related applications filed with a view to the formation of binding court precedents. The firm offers planning and strategic advice services, including the drafting and review of contracts, advice and assistance with loss adjustment procedures, liaison and representation before the regulatory agency SUSEP, and litigation portfolio management.

International Work:
Tavares Advogados regularly advises international clients on multi-jurisdiction matters involving arbitration and loss-adjustment procedures.

Languages: English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Clients:
AXA XL, Banco Bradesco, BTG Pactual, Caixa Seguradora, Chubb, CNSEG, Fenaber, IRB Brasil Re, Mapfre, Metlife, Munich Re, Swiss Re, THB and Zurich