Daniel Brantes Ferreira earned his Ph.D. in Constitutional Law at the Pontifical University of Rio de Janeiro in 2011 and was a visiting scholar at UB Law School (2009) researching Legal Realism under the guidance of UB Distinguished Professor John Henry Schlegel. Daniel was a Law Professor in the following Law Schools in Rio de Janeiro: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2008-2009), FGV-Rio (2010), and University Cândido Mendes (2012-Present). Daniel was the Dean of IBMEC Law School from 2014 until 2017.
Currently, Daniel is a professor at University Cândido Mendes and Ambra University, teaching the course of arbitration for graduate and undergraduate students. He is also Vice President for Academic Affairs at the Brazilian Center of Arbitration and Mediation (CBMA), where he is also an arbitrator. Daniel is also Chief-Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution (RBADR). Daniel’s leading research publications concentrate on legal theory, legal history, legal education, comparative studies, and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
He is the Dean of Candido Mendes University Masters in Law and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.