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What the team is known for

Established firm with a well-recognised tax practice covering a wide remit. Regularly represents pharmaceutical, telecommunications and finance companies in judicial and administrative litigation relating to indirect taxes, customs and international tax law. Other typical services include advising on the fiscal impacts of M&A deals and project implementation.

Notable practitioners

Douglas Mota heads the firm's indirect tax department and has experience advising clients on ICMS matters, as well as issues relating to the fiscal aspects of M&A deals. "He boasts business acumen and great tax law knowledge, inspiring much confidence," endorses an interviewee, while a peer adds: "He delivers very good oral arguments."

"Straightforward" head of the tax litigation department Marcelo Salles Annunziata draws upon many years' experience to represent domestic and foreign players from various sectors in judicial disputes at municipal, state and federal levels. Commentators often praise his soft skills, with a client highlighting that "he is always available, as well as very knowledgeable and flexible."

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Overview

Our tax lawyers work closely with our corporate colleagues across the full spectrum of the firm’s transactional practice. 

Our tax practice has a well-known reputation for sophisticated tax counseling on cross-border tax issues and transactions, and successfully representing its clients in tax disputes. We have considerable experience handling matters for a diverse client base, including multinational corporations, financial institutions and private equity funds.

Our tax practice also has extensive experience in advising clients on tax audits, disputes and investigations, and in handling all types of cases from administrative appeals to contentious tax procedures before the local authorities and courts.

Members

Amaral, Thiago

Barra Bossa, Gisele

Barros, Mauricio

Bovarotti Lopes, Victor

Campos, Rodrigo

Carlos G. Gonçalves, Antonio

Chagas, Christiano

Damazio, Rodrigo

Ernesto Moreira Luz, Mauro

Faricelli, Priscila

Marino Orsolon, Carlos Eduardo

Mota, Douglas

Pedroso, Marcello

Rodrigues, Catarina

Salles Annunziata, Marcelo

Zambrano Mazloum, Katia

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Health Care

Insurance

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Tax

Demarest Advogados

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Location

Avenida Pedroso de Moraes, 1201

Centro Cultural Ohtake

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

05419-001

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Brazil

Tax


Douglas Mota
Band 5

Tax: Litigation


Marcelo Salles Annunziata
Band 4