Bernadete Dias

55 11 2394 8930


Commercial Contracts, Compliance and Corporate Ethics, Consumer, Corporate and Foreign Investments, Life Sciences, Mergers and Acquisitions

Bernadete is a founding partner of CGM, she is part of the corporate and M&A areas and is responsible for CGM’s life sciences group. She has a wealth of experience serving clients from the health, industrial, retail, technology, and cosmetics sectors. She has assisted numerous international companies with the legal conduct of their operations in Brazil, including relationships with distributors, agents, shopping centers, research institutions, and hospitals. Her practice covers advice on commercial contracts, regulatory compliance in supplementary health and sanitary matters, incorporation of companies (including regulated activities), mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border transactions. She represents clients in cases related to product liability, advertising, and regulatory matters involving the Federal Council of Medicine and health surveillance agencies, both nationally and regionally.

Bernadete taught Contracts Law in the specialization course at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) from 2006 to 2008, and was a visiting professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, in Chicago, USA, from 2014 to 2016.



  • LL.M. from Northwestern Pritzker Law School.
  • MBA in Business Management, Fundação Instituto de Administração (FIA-USP).
  • Master’s Degree in International Law, Universidade de São Paulo (USP).
  • Bachelor of Laws, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN).



  • Análise Advocacia Mulher (Steel and Mining | 2020-2023; Business Contracts | 2023; Pharmaceutical | 2023)
  • Análise Advocacia (Commercial Contracts | 2018-2019, 2022; Steel and Mining | 2019-2022)
  • The Legal 500 (Corporate and M&A | 2019)



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