Ivan Nunes Ferreira

Ivan Nunes Ferreira
Av. Rio Branco 311
7º andar
Rio de Janeiro
+55 21 2220 6150


Who's Who Legal Brazil - Commercial Litigation

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 legal services particularly in civil, commercial and administrative law, in both court litigation and arbitration.

Having graduated in law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Ivan Nunes Ferreira returned to the university as a professor of civil procedure from 1982 to 2006. 

During his career, he has distinguished himself in the fields of corporate law, civil procedure and domestic and international arbitration, possessing deep experience acting as parties’ counsel and arbitrator under the rules of various arbitration centres. 

Professor Ivan is currently president of the permanent committee of civil procedure law at the Brazilian Institute of Attorneys and the Brazilian Bar Association, as well as a member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee.

In addition to his positions as counsellor to the Brazilian Bar Association (1992–1996) and appointed judge of the state of Rio de Janeiro’s Electoral Tribunal (1982 and 1993), Ivan Nunes Ferreira is the founder and former professor of the Superior School of Attorneys.

Ivan Nunes Ferreira is fluent in English and Portuguese, and a prominent lecturer at the Magistrate School of Rio de Janeiro, among other institutions. He has also published several articles, most notably those on the topics of civil procedure and constitutional law.

WWL says: Ivan Nunes Ferreira is highly visible in the market and is celebrated as “an excellent litigator” by peers.

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