Our team has far-reaching and innovative expertise across the entire tax spectrum. The practice coordinates its efforts with other disciplines in the firm to provide the best team approach to each client matter. Also, our attorneys have vast experience gained in both private practice and government, including deep knowledge in the academic sphere of Tax Law, Constitutional Law and Financial Law, to mention a few.
The strategic litigation’s tax practice advises clients in trial and appellate proceedings with an emphasis in appellate litigation at the Federal Supreme Court and the Superior Court of Justice. Our team also has substantial experience in advising clients and business associations on strategic legislative proposals and direct engagement with public and private actors related to the Brazilian Tax System.
Our services include legal advice and specialized legal opinions addressing the applicability of Brazilian Tax Laws and the interpretation of these laws in foreign proceedings and legislation context. Our extensive experience in judicial litigation enables us to handle a wide range of matters involving municipal, state and federal taxes. Our partners have an exceptional ability to litigate in the trial of the most relevant tax discussions before the higher courts with a strategic view of all-important aspects involved in the decision-making process.
Moreover, as we have an established advocacy team, our work focus on developing a 360° strategy for each case. We are proud to say that our team has an intelligence process, which considers four different outlooks: social, economic, political and legal. Therefore, we have a broader view determined always to establish the best approach and strategy to defend our clients’ interests.
Our tax team is recognized for the keen ability and experience to assess the impact of judicial and political tax decisions in the legal, political and economic environments. The tax partners provide extensive critical analysis and advice on the preparation of position and engagement papers, with suggestions for improving strategic legislative proposals and direct engagement with public and private actors.
We are committed to understanding our clients' businesses and provide tailor-made solutions for a variety of situations, from business strategies to specific legal services applied in structuring transactions to mitigate succession liabilities and also our singular vision of the litigation and legislative procedures.
Araújo e Policastro Advogados has built a reputation as one of the most respected full-service law firms in Brazil, with a long-standing reputation for excellence in various areas of legal practice since its foundation in 1962.
The firm has been successful in keeping its original goal: providing high quality legal services in a professional, innovative and practical manner.
The tax practice in both tax advice and litigation is one the core services of the firm.
Our tax team is highly qualified and remains headed by partner Sylvio Paes de Barros Junior, who has been systematically recognized for his solid tax knowledge over more than three decades of practice. He also counts with young and insightful lawyers known by their meticulous and hands-on practice with prompt answers to client’s needs.
The team provides a broad spectrum of services, which include tax litigation at the federal, state and municipal scopes and also tax consulting, advising Brazilian and foreign clients in industries such as industrial goods and services, infrastructure, energy, retail and technology, real estate, pharmacy, beauty etc.
The team also provides strategic tax planning and succession advice for wealthy individuals and family groups aiming at their full tax compliance and minimizing the tax burden over possible future gains and the estate’s transmission to future generations.
As per geographic alliances, the firm is a member of Nextlaw Global Referral Network, which gathers more than 280 law firms spread among more than 160 countries and has also built a long-lasting alliance with several local specialized partners for interdisciplinary transactions, such as M&A, business constitution abroad, among others, which may demand accounting, auditing or financial experts’ approach.
We understand Law as an instrument and a necessary means for the development and improvement of human and business relations. Through sophisticated legal knowledge, we seek to prevent and solve the problems encountered in business relationships, generating maximization of results to the client.
We act strategically in the planning and election of the best way, as well as in the interposition of appropriate measures and close follow-up of the cases, always seeking to reach the objectives that the client is asking for.
Our legal staff has experienced and specialized professionals. We choose the sectors of action within a strategy in which the knowledge developed are conjugated and used for a better quality of the services provided.
We operate in the following areas of law:
- Tax Law;
- Business Criminal Law;
- Civil Law;
- Corporate Succession Law
Mello Torres is a full-service firm that allies the expertise of renowned professionals with deep experience in the corporate and financial world and the enthusiasm of the new generation of distinguished lawyers with solid academic background and international experience.
We stand as a valued strategic partner for our clients with a hands-on approach, providing highly technically and business oriented legal advice, with an acute sense of market practices.
Ayres Ribeiro Advogados is a well-established law firm with a team of highly experienced and renowned attorneys, who combine solid legal practice with academic excellence.
Our partners, associates and consultants have in depth knowledge of the economic sectors in which they act and are able to deliver tailored and high-quality legal services to both domestic and international corporations and individuals.
Ayres Ribeiro Advogados has offices in São Paulo and Belo Horizonte. The firm has a modern structure and is committed to offer agile and efficient services, through constant investments in technology and ongoing professional development.
Strategic partnerships with prominent law firms in Brazil and abroad, the team extends its legal practice to the whole national territory. Our attorneys count on main management tools to efficiently meet the requirements and demands of their clients with excellence.
Ernesto Borges Advogados, founded in 1951, is the largest office in the Midwest and one of the most reputable in Brazil. The experience gained in seven decades of continuous assessment, combined with excellence in the provision of legal services, led Ernesto Borges Advogados to be one of the most respected law firms in the country.
Characterized by its solid growth, continuous improvement and focus on innovation, respecting ethics and integrity, the firm keeps the values rooted by its founder alive, building lasting relationships with its clients.