Ivan Nunes Ferreira is the founder of Nunes Ferreira, Vianna Araújo, Cramer, Duarte Advogados, a boutique law firm established in 1991. The firm, with offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and correspondents in other Brazilian cities, strives to offer, through the work of highly competent and qualified professionals, expert advisory legal services, particularly in civil, commercial and administrative law, in both court litigation and arbitration.
A graduate in law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Ivan Nunes Ferreira was a professor of civil procedure at that same establishment, from 1982 to 2006.
He has distinguished himself in the fields of corporate law, civil procedure and domestic and international arbitration, possessing profound experience acting as parties’ representative and arbitrator under the rules of various arbitration centers.
Professor Ivan is currently president of the Permanent Committee of Civil Procedure Law of the Brazilian Institute of Attorneys and of the Brazilian Order of Attorneys – Bar Association, as well as a member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee.
In addition to his positions as counselor to the Brazilian Order of Attorneys Association, from 1992 to 1996, and as appointed judge of the State of Rio de Janeiro´s Electoral Tribunal, in 1982 and 1993, Ivan Nunes Ferreira is the founder and former professor of the Superior School of Attorneys.
Apart from being fluent in English and in Portuguese and a prominent lecturer at the Magistrate School of Rio de Janeiro and at other institutes, Ivan Nunes Ferreira has also several articles published, notably on the topics of civil procedure and constitutional law.
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