Team

Carlos Nicodemos

Carlos Nicodemos

Partner, attorney since 1990, with a education at Universidade Gama Filho (Bachelor´s Degree, 1990) and Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain (Specilist in Human Rights, 1998/1999), and a Master´s Degree in Criminal Law from UNED (Spain, 2002), Member of the State of Rio de Janeiro Human Rights Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association — OAB (2010-2013 and since 2016), Member of the Human Rights Commission of the Federal Council of the OAB (2014/2015 and since 2017), Vice-President of the National Council for the Rights of Children and Adolescents — CONANDA (2014/2015), President of the State of Rio de Janeiro Council for the Rights of Children and Adolescents CEDCA/RJ — (2010), Professor in Criminal Law, Criminology, Child and Adolescent Rights and Human Rights (1995 to date) at Universities UNIGRANRIO, IBMEC , and currently Universidade Cândido Mendes, Founder of the Human Rights Organization Legal Project (1993/1999 to date). Author of a variety of books and articles.

Frans Nederstigt

Frans Nederstigt

Partner, attorney in Brazil since 2009, obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Law from the Leiden University in the Netherlands in 1994, a Master’s Degree at the University of Manchester in 1993 and a Bachelor’s degree from the Brazilian UNIGRANRIO University in 2009. Frans is co-founder of the Human Rights Organization “Projeto Legal”, Independent legal consultant on human rights issues at (amongst others) the Federal Brazilian Ministries of Justice, Social Development and Women’s Policies, UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) and in 2004 was the initiator of the Projeto Trama Consortium against human trafficking. He was also member of the National Committee Dealing with the Trafficking of Human Beings – CONATRAP (2015/2017) and is specialized in International Law with a vocation towards Compliance, Contract Law and Real Estate.

Taí­ssa Barreira

Partner, attorney since 2010, graduated in 2009 at FASPA University and specializes in Civil Law, Procedural Law and Corporate Law with a vocation in Contract Law.

Sven in 't Veer

Sven van ´t veer

Attorney in Brazil since 2013, obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Amsterdam in 1995 and a Bachelor’s Degree from the Estácio de Sá University in 2013. Sven is a specialist in Constitutional and International Law with a vocation in Civil and Procedural Law, especially in relation to Family Law.

Taissa Barreira

Cristiani de Souza

Attorney since 2006. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the UNIGRANRIO University since 2001 and specializes in Consumer Law, Collection and Family Law.

Priscila Vasconcellos

Attorney since 2009, with legal training from Castelo Branco University with a Bachelor´s Degree in 2009 and a Post-Graduate Degree at Cândido Mendes University in Labor Law and Labor Procedure (2015), specialist in Labor Law and vocation for Civil Law, Civil Procedure and Consumer Law.