Tavares & Chacur de Miranda Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Firm Profile

Tavares & Chacur de Miranda Advogados
4.300, CONJ, 404 E 405, ITAIM BIBI,

Brazil > Insurance Tier 2

Tavares & Chacur de Miranda Advogados possesses substantial experience in prominent and high-value domestic and cross-border claims concerning the insurance and reinsurance sectors. The firm, which fields a dedicated health insurance litigation group, acts for a diverse client roster, where major insurers and reinsurers feature alongside financial services companies. In addition to its litigation track record, the practice is also well positioned to handle non-contentious insurance matters, regularly advising on commercial and risk management issues. Partner Daniel Chacur De Miranda undertakes a variety of work, with a particular focus on loss adjustment and contractual matters. Founding partner André Tavares remains a leading market figure, especially known for his high-end litigation experience.

Practice head(s):

André Tavares; Daniel Chacur de Miranda


‘The firm has lawyers with great expertise in insurance/reinsurance advisory and litigation matters.’

‘André Tavares and Daniel Chacur de Miranda stand out for their knowledge and expertise of the insurance industry.’

‘I understand that the biggest differential of the firm is the performance of partner André Tavares.’

‘We highlight the partner André Tavares, who has technical expertise in the insurance market and a differentiated preventive and procedural vision.’

‘Above average knowledge in the area of insurance law. Daniel Chacur is recommended.’

Key clients

Access – Sua Saúde Adm. de Benefícios

Axa XL Catlin

Caixa Seguradora

Chubb Seguros Brasil

Ezze Seguros

Junto Seguros

Mapfre Seguradora

Munich Re do Brasil Resseguradora

Swiss RE Corporate Solutions Brasil Seguros

Thb Corretora de Resseguro

Work highlights

  • Advising Chubb Seguros on a loss adjustment of D&O insurance cover for a securities class action filed before a Federal Court in New Jersey.
  • Assisting Junto Seguros in a litigation against a public entity regarding coverage of a performance bond issued for a major project.
  • Representing Chubb Seguros in a dispute regarding the reimbursement of defence costs related to a securities class action filed before a Federal Court in New York.

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
Insurance: 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 andretavares@tavad.com.br 552133530520
Senior partner Daniel Chacur de Miranda danielmiranda@tavad.com.br 552133530520
Senior partner Fernanda Medina Pantoja fernandapantoja@tavad.com.br 552133530520
Photo Name Position Profile
Daniel Chacur de Miranda photo Daniel Chacur de Miranda Partner
André Tavares photo André Tavares Partner
Other fee-earners : 25
Contacts : 9