Firm Profile > Tavares Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil

Tavares Advogados
4.300, CONJ, 404 E 405, ITAIM BIBI,

Insurance Tier 2

'Highly specialised insurance boutique firmTavares Advogados 'distinguishes itself by providing a fast and efficient legal service' and is 'exceptional for both national and international matters'. The team acts for leading banks and insurance companies, and excels in complex, contentious matters. It has recently been busy representing clients in loss adjustment proceedings. In one example, a team led by André Tavares and Daniel Chacur de Miranda acted for IRB Brasil RE in a $200m loss adjustment proceeding. Tavares is a 'great strategist' and 'natural leader', and 'brilliant lawyer' Miranda has 'impressive business skills'.

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:

The firm’s Insurance Practice acts in all fields of Insurance Law, in particular 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 lawsuits 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.

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.


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


Department Name Email Telephone
Managing partner Andre Tavares 552133530520
Senior partner Daniel Chacur de Miranda 552133530520
Senior partner Fernanda Medina Pantoja 552133530520
Photo Name Position Profile
 Daniel Chacur de Miranda  photo Daniel Chacur de Miranda
 André Tavares  photo André Tavares
Other fee-earners : 25
Contacts : 9