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Nicole René G. e Cunha


Portuguese, Spanish and English



Law Degree from Universidade Cândido Mendes – Centro, Rio de Janeiro (2003). MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) in Business Law and Tax Law (2005). LLM in Banking and Finance – Queen Mary, University of London (Distinction) (2013). Master in Laws – LLL – Law in Innovation and Technology – Fundação Getúlio Vargas RJ (FGV) (2022).


Nicole is a highly skilled aviation lawyer. Nicole joined Basch & Rameh in 2008, and her proficiency in aviation law has been an invaluable addition to the firm. Within the aviation sector, she assists clients with business, corporate and financial matters, including asset finance transactions within a domestic and international scope. In 2013 Nicole worked on a secondment basis for six months with a major London law firm, dealing with aviation and shipping finance.

She previously worked for the Brazilian airline Varig Logistica (“VarigLog”) for eight years. She began at VarigLog as a trainee and contract analyst, as assistant counsel, and eventually as general counsel, for two years.


2024/2023 – Análise Editorial – Advocacia Mulher 2024/2023 – ranking 2nd most admired Women in the Aviation / Economic Sector and ranking 4th place in Regulatory Law – Link

2023 – WWL – Thought Leader Brazil – Transport Aviation / 2022 – WWL – Recommended Brazil – Transport Aviation – Link


  • “Quistclose Trust – The Apparent Conflict with English Laws and it’s Commercial Application” – Lambert Academic Publishing (2014).
  • (2017) Article – “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Brazil” – The Robotics Law Journal – link.
  • Lexology – Drones Regulation in Brazil (2020 – 2023).
  • Aviation Finance & Leasing 2023 – Brazil | Global Practice Guides | Chambers and Partners.

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