Managing partner and the head of the tax department

São Paulo

+55 11 2126 4600

WT - Highly Regarded


Jurisdictions:

Brazil

Practice areas:

Tax controversy


Gilberto de Castro Moreira Jr is a managing partner and the head of the tax department of LRI Advogados. He is based in São Paulo.

Gilberto has been practising law in São Paulo since 1990. Gilberto's practice is focused on tax law (litigation, advisory and planning).

  • Nominated for the 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th editions of International Tax Review's Tax Controversy Leaders Guide (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020)
  • Nominated as the 2016 and 2018 Leading Tax Advisor of the Year, Brazil (Acquisition International Magazine); as the 2017 and 2018 Tax Planning
  • Lawyer of the Year – Brazil (Finance Monthly Magazine); as the 2018 Tax Lawyer of the year – Brazil (International Advisory Experts)
  • Tax Lawyer of the Year – Brazil (ACQ5 Global Awards); as the 2018 Tax Lawyer of the Year – Brazil (M&A Today Global Awards);
  • The 2017 Tax Lawyer of the Year – Brazil (Global 100); as the 2018 Most Outstanding for Tax Advisory and Litigation – Brazil (Global Excellence Awards);
  • “One of the most admired lawyers” (Análise Advocacia 500 – 2018 and 2019);
  • “Tax Lawyer of the Year” (Global Venture Annual Awards) in 2018; as the “2019 Tax Planning Lawyer of the Year in Brazil” (Corporate Intl. Global Awards);
  • World's leading tax practitioner (World Tax 2019 Edition)
  • “2019 – Tax within Brazil” (International Advisory Experts).

Gilberto's practice is focused on tax law (litigation, advisory and planning)

He is professor and former coordinator of the LLM in international taxation at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT), an arbitrator of the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry's mediation and arbitration chamber (CAE), a member of tax litigation committee of the São Paulo Bar Association, of the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT), of the scientific council of the Tax Law Association of São Paulo (APET), of the International Association of Tax Judges (IATJ) and a sitting member of the Lawyers' Institute of São Paulo (IASP). Former councillor of the 3rd Section of the Administrative Court of Tax Appeals (CARF), former tax law professor of the Mackenzie Presbyterian University and and former member of the Ethics Court and Tax Law Committee of São Paulo Bar Association.

Gilberto holds a JD degree from the University of São Paulo (USP) and a PhD degree in economics and financial law from the University of São Paulo.