DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Gaia Silva Gaede Advogados

Tax

Band 4BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected practice group Gaia Silva Gaede Advogados is proficient at representing companies from a range of sectors, including technology, pharmaceuticals and energy, in contentious tax mandates in the administrative and judicial spheres, including before superior courts. Remains busy defending clients in tax assessment disputes arising from the collection of federal, state and municipal taxes such as PIS and COFINS, ICMS and ISS. SPE Santa Maria Transmissora de Energia is a new client.

Strengths

One client says: "They analyse litigation strategies in conjunction with the client's business operations."

Work highlights

Obtained a writ of mandamus for Nike to ensure the company's right to exclude ICMS from the PIS and COFINS calculation basis, as well as to offset amounts improperly paid prior to the lawsuit.

Notable practitioners

Fernando Gaia is the key contact for clients.

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