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Insurance & Reinsurance 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

The "highly reputed" Raphael Miranda distinguishes himself with a "notable focus on claim regulation proceedings and litigation".


Insurance and Reinsurance specialist with 24 years of legal practice and extensive experience in complex matters, throughout the country and abroad.

Lawyer graduated from Faculdade Nacional de Direito (UFRJ). Raphael Miranda has over twenty-two years of practice and is highly recognized for his practice in the insurance and reinsurance fields.

Previously appointed among best Brazilian lawyers in the insurance and reinsurance areas by Chambers and Partners (2011-2020 editions).

Recognized by Who´s Who Brazil – Insurance & Reinsurance 2021 as “an excellent practitioner who enjoys reputation among peers for his wide-ranging knowledge of matters covering civil and commercial insurance and reinsurance proceedings”.

Appointed by Latin Lawyer National 2020 for his work in Litigation and Insurance (2018-2020).

Appointed by The Legal 500 (2018-2020) as recommended lawyer in Insurance matters.

Recommended by Leaders League (2017-2020) as a prominent lawyer in civil and commercial Litigation.

Recognized in The Best Lawyers for his work in Litigation (2019-2020).

Panelist in insurance conferences and former member of insurance committees in OAB (Brazilian Bar Association).

Coordinator and Professor of the Insurance Law Program at ESA – Escola Superior de Advocacia (Higher School of Law of the Brazilian Bar Association). Professor of the Arbitration Law Program also at ESA-OAB/RJ.

Co-coordinator of the Insurance Law Program at ICDS America Latina.

Co-author of the following insurance law publication: “Considerações sobre o Seguro Garantia no Brasil e em Portugal”, in the book “Direito Empresarial Contemporâneo – Uma visão bilateral entre Brasil e Portugal”.

Partner of Sergio Bermudes Advogados from 1998 to 2011. Board Member from 2005 to 2011. Founding partner of Raphael Miranda Advogados in 2011.

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Raphael Miranda is an excellent practitioner who enjoys a stellar reputation among peers for his wide-ranging knowledge of matters covering civil and commercial insurance and reinsurance proceedings.


Raphael Miranda is the founding partner of Raphael Miranda Advogados. He is a litigation specialist with extensive experience in judicial litigation, arbitration, mediation and highly complex negotiations in Brazil and abroad. Having over 25 years’ practical experience, he has been recognised for his civil, commercial and administrative law services in insurance and reinsurance, infrastructure, energy, mining, and oil and gas.

Raphael holds a degree in law from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). He is currently a board member for retail, communications and third-sector companies. He has also published several insurance articles and participated as a panellist at congresses in Brazil and abroad.

In his career, Raphael has acted as member of insurance committees at the Rio de Janeiro Bar Association, and the National Federation of Private Insurance, and Capitalisation and Complementary Welfare Companies. He has lectured at the the National Insurance School.

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