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Andrade Maia Advogados

Tax: South

1 ranked lawyersBand 2BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Dynamic Porto Alegre-based team recognised for its know-how on a wide range of local tax mandates. Client portfolio is composed of leading domestic and foreign companies in the agribusiness, real estate, banking and healthcare sectors. Seasoned team benefits from a strong track record defending clients in judicial and administrative fiscal disputes before municipal, state and federal authorities. Particularly skilled at issues involving ICMS, PIS and COFINS taxes.

Strengths

One client values that "the firm strives to always assess the client's particular issues and problems with a very clinical and precise approach, which enables them to propose creative and outstanding solutions."

Work highlights

Assisted Walmart with administrative defences and tax foreclosures in Paraná state relating to the ICMS tax applied to operations involving products consisting of basic food necessities.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Fabio Brun Goldschmidt is described by sources as "a highly skilled and creative lawyer who is totally committed to achieving the best results for his clients." Another interviewee confirms: "He is exceptional and inspires great confidence with his technical knowledge, in addition to offering a business-driven view that helps us make important decisions." Goldschmidt regularly assists a wide-ranging client portfolio encompassing local and national players with contentious mandates and taxes accrued in corporate transactions.

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Brazil

Tax: South


Fabio Brun Goldschmidt
Band 2