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BGI Brazil

Dantas, Fonseca & Nigre

BGI Brazil

Dantas, Fonseca & Nigre Advogados - DFN Advogados is a specialized law firm based in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Recife and Lisbon. In order to better assist clients, Eduardo Dantas, Washington Fonseca and André Nigre decided to combine their efforts, academic experience and expertise obtained through the last two decades.

DFN Advogados was created due to a merge of three law firms: Eduardo Dantas Advocacia e Consultoria (Recife and Lisbon), WFonseca Advogados (São Paulo) and Nigre Advocacia (Rio de Janeiro).

DFN Advogados is compromised with international quality standards with the services rendered to its national and multinational clients. The firm is concerned to better understand their clients’ businesses and markets.

The firm is a legal boutique - a tendency in Brazil and in Portugal. The partners and its staff offers custom fit services in order to attend client’s priorities, strategies, needs and achieve its targets. The partners have acquired large experience in Brazil’s major law firms and multinational companies as well. The staff is composed by professors-at-law in graduation and in post gratuation courses in Brazil and in Europe.

DFN Advogados renders consulting and litigation services with the use of technological infrastructure, which made the firm recognized for its efficiency and trustable results.

Areas of expertise
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Tax Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Civil Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Health & Bioethics Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Investments
  • Labor Law
  • Contracts
  • Arbitration
  • Biotechnology
Our team
Eduardo Dantas

Eduardo Dantas
Partner

Desde enero de 2015 a la actualidad: Abogado. Eduardo Dantas Advocacia & Consultoria. Desde diciembre de 1998 a la actualidad: FORMACIÓN: Universidad de Coimbra. Doctorado en Derecho Civil / Derecho de la Salud / 2010-2016. Universidad de Glasglow. Máster en Derecho (Maestría), Derecho Médico / 2005-2007. Universidad de Castilla La Mancha. Posgraduación, Derecho del Consumo / 2001.

Washington Fonseca

Washington Fonseca
Head Partner

• Executive Member of BGI International for Latin America. • Member of The World Association for Medical Law. • Member of The Latin American Association for Medical Law. • Founding Member of the Portuguese Association of Medical Law. • Lecturer at Conferences: • II Jornada Médico-Jurídica do SIMERS e AGADIMES. A Responsabilidade Civil do Profissional da Saúde. Porto Alegre, Brazil (2009). • VII Congreso Latinoamericano de Derecho Medico. Derechos a la Información y Consentimento. - Nuevos Caminos para el Ejercicio de la Autonomia del Paciente. Santiago, Chile (2010). • VII Congreso Latinoamericano de Derecho Medico. La Judicialización de la Salud. Santiago, Chile. (2010). • III Jornada Médico-Jurídica do SIMERS e AGADIMES. Porto Alegre, Brazil (2010). • Ecole Européenne d'été de Droit de la Santé et Éthique Biomédicale Conférence. Session I. Soins en fin de vie. Toulouse, France (2011). • Ecole Européenne d'été de Droit de la Santé et Éthique Biomédicale Conference, Session II. Assisted Suicide: Euthanasia, orthotanasia: dignity of the terminally ill patient. Coimbra, Portugal (2011). • Universidade Bandeirante de São Paulo. Assisted Suicide: Euthanasia, Orthotansia. São Paulo, Brazil (2011). • The International Congress on Medical Law, Phameceutical Law, Bioethics and Social Policy. Kiev, Ukraine (2012). The Autonomy of the Will of Mentally Ill Patients. • 43a Semana Jurídica na Univ. Estadual do Norte do Paraná (2012). Orthotanasia in Brazil. • 19th World Congress on Medical Law. Maceió, Brazil (2012). • UNESCO 8th Intl' Conference on Bioethics. Tiberias, Israel (2012). • International Congress on Healthcare. Moscow, Russia (2012). • UNESCO 9th Intl' Conference on Bioethics. Naples, Italy (2013). • 3rd Ukrainian Congress on Medical Law. Kiev. Ortothanasia and Euthanasia in Latin America (2014). • 21th World Congress on Medical Law. Coimbra, Portugal. Public Health in South America (2015). • 22nd World Congress on Medical Law. Los Angeles, USA (2016). Experience • Executive and Board Member of BGI Law International for Latin America: BGI Law International. abril de 2016 – actualidad (1 año 1 mes)Madrid y alrededores, España. Executive and Board Member of BGI Law International for Latin America. www.bgi-law.com. • Visting Professor: Taras Schevchenko University - Kyiv noviembre de 2016 – actualidad (6 meses)Kiev Region, Ukraine. Visiting Professor @ the Taras Schevchenko University in Kiev lecturing Biethics, Health Law and Biolaw. • Professor at Medical Law and Bioethics (Post Graduation): Faculdade de medicina do ABC julio de 2013 – actualidad (3 años 10 meses)São Paulo y alrededores, Brasil. Professor at Medical Law and Bioethics at the Faculty of Medicine's Post Graduation Course. Lecturing Health Law and Bioethics. • Professor at Medical Law and Bioethics (Post Graduation): Escola Paulista de Direito - EPD marzo de 2012 – actualidad (5 años 2 meses) Professor at Medical Law and Bioethics at EPD's Post Graduation Course. Lecturing Health Law and Bioethics. • Head Partner: Dantas, Fonseca & Nigre Sociedade de Advogados enero de 2011 – actualidad (6 años 4 meses) Head Partner at Dantas, Fonseca & Nigre Sociedade de Advogados. Consultation and litigation services/ experience on national and international compliance matters (FCPA, UK Anti Bribery Act and Sarbanes-Oxley Act). Corporate advisory and litigation (civil, labor and corporate issues). National and Internartional Litigation Experience. Elaboration of lawsuits; appeals; contracts; corporate documents in general; judicial and extrajudicial agreements. Defense and advisor on Medical Law for health professionals. • Professor at Civil Law: Universidade Bandeirante de São Paulo - UNIBAN. mayo de 2006 – diciembre de 2011 (5 años 8 meses)São Paulo y alrededores, Brasil. Professor at Civil Law and Bioethics. • Head Partner: Fonseca & Motta Ferreira Sociedade de Advogados enero de 2003 – enero de 2011 (8 años 1 mes) Head Partner at Fonseca & Motta Ferreira Sociedade de Advogados. Corporate advisory and litigation (civil, labor and corporate issues). Elaboration of lawsuits; appeals; contracts; corporate documents in general; judicial and extrajudicial agreements. Defense and advisor on Medical Law for health professionals. Chief of the Legal Department of the Medical Labor Union of Santo André and Region. • Legal Assistant: MasterCard enero de 2001 – julio de 2002 (1 año 7 meses)São Paulo y alrededores, Brasil Direct Report to the Executive Vice President of the Legal Department of MasterCard International Incorporated (MCI) for the Latin America and Carribean Region with offices in Miami, FL, USA. Focus: solo bilingual support by analizing and drafting contracts in general; coordenation of litigation, corporate and banking matters of the branch located in São Paulo, Brazil. Direct Report to MCI’s Global Executive Vice President of the Intellectual Property Department located at the company’s headquatters in New York City, NY, USA. Focus: solo coordenation of trademark matters of the Brazilian branch. • Legal Assistant: Demarest e Almeida Advogados 1997 – 2001 (4 años)São Paulo y alrededores, Brasil Direct Report to the firm’s Associate Attorneys-at-Law and Partners. Focus: Corporate and Banking matters. Bilingual support by analizing and drafting contracts; corporate documents in general; due diligences; merger and acquistions; antitrust issues and foreign investment transactions occurred through the Central Bank of Brazil. Education • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo / PUC-SP: Degree NameMaster at Law (LLM) Field Of StudyPhiliosophy at Law Grade10,0 (Ten) - with recommendation to Doctor's degree (PhD). Dates attended or expected graduation2008 – 2012 The Human Dignity and the Process of Death See lessSee less about Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo / PUC-SP, Master at Law (LLM) • Escola Paulista de Direito – EPD: Degree NamePost Graduation Field Of StudyPublic Law Grade9,0 (Nine) Dates attended or expected graduation2006 – 2007 • Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie: Degree NameBachelor's degree Field Of StudyLaw Dates attended or expected graduation1997 – 2003 Languages: • Espanhol Professional working proficiency • English Native or bilingual proficiency • Italiano Elementary proficiency

André Luis Nigre

André Luis Nigre
Partner

Attorney at Law. Law Degree - Catholic University – Petrópolis – RJ. Post Graduated at Medical Law - State University in Rio de Janeiro – UERJ. Post Graduated at Financial Law – Foundation Getúlio Vargas - RJ. Post Graduated at Bioethics – FIOCRUZ-RJ. Earning a Doctor's Degree at National University in Lomas de Zamora - Argentina. Member of the World Association for Medical Law. Member of the Ibero-American Society of Medical Law. Lecturer in National and International Conferences. Professor at Post Graduation Courses in Bioethics.

Location

São Paulo

Dantas, Fonseca & Nigre
BGI Brazil
mail@dfnadvogados.com.br
www.dfnadvogados.com.br

Tel. +55 112729-8755
Fax +55 112729-8756
Av. Ibirapuera, 2.907, 6o Andar, Cj. 620
04029-200 Moema (São Paulo)
Brazil

Rio de Janeiro

Dantas, Fonseca & Nigre
BGI Brazil
mail@dfnadvogados.com.br
www.dfnadvogados.com.br

Rua da Quitanda, 19, Sala 612
20011-030 Centro (Rio de Janeiro)
Brazil

Recife

Dantas, Fonseca & Nigre
BGI Brazil
mail@dfnadvogados.com.br
www.dfnadvogados.com.br

Tel. +55 813241-9569
Fax +55 813241-9569
Rua Santo Elias, 553, 2o Andar
52020-090 Espinheiro (Recife)
Brazil

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