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What the team is known for

Respected firm with a wealth of expertise in assisting national and multinational corporations with tax consultancy. Has earned a strong reputation for its advice on fiscal issues connected to transactions, such as M&A and finance deals. Clientele comprises significant food and beverage, technology and banking market players, which benefit from its defence in tax assessment disputes in both the administrative and judicial spheres.

Notable practitioners

Prestigious head of department Gustavo Lian Haddad maintains a stellar practice focused on the fiscal implications arising from foreign investments, issuance of securities and acquisitions. One market commentator reports: "He stands out due to his in-depth knowledge of international taxation and respectability as a former CARF counsellor." Another source appreciates that "in addition to demonstrating vast expertise in his legal opinions, Gustavo knows how to communicate perfectly with clients, focusing on what is really sensitive and proposing alternative solutions."

Marcos Carvalho is regularly instructed to represent clients in disputes arising from a range of direct and indirect taxation matters. He is qualified to assist with tax assessments in both administrative and judicial courts. A satisfied client says: "Marcos demonstrates vast technical knowledge when defending clients in tax litigation mandates," highlighting in particular "his oral advocacy skills and swift response to queries."

Seasoned partner Ricardo Bolan regularly assists clients with tax consultancy and planning, covering a wide remit that includes international transactions, corporate reorganisations, and mergers and acquisitions. One client highlights "his technical knowledge and client-focused approach," while another source applauds "his sensible understanding of the market and the client's business."

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Overview

The integrated tax advice we offer always presents innovative approaches. Our clients demand integrity, creativity and skill. 

Our team is led by experienced partners who are recognized by the market, with international experience and deep knowledge of tax law, accounting and corporate matters. Tax advice is not just about tax law: our work is often integrated with the corporate, regulatory and other relevant aspects of a transaction. This allows us to guide different departments within our clients (e.g. legal, tax, financial, and commercial)  through the tax system and help them understand the practical implications of the decisions they make.


Our services include:

  • Complex Tax Advice - Stand Alone
  • Tax Litigation
  • Transactional Tax Work
  • ​International Tax



Members

Bolan, Ricardo

Carramaschi, Bruno

Carvalho, Marcos

Freitas, Jayme

Paes, Gustavo

Santos, Luiz Alberto

Utimati, Ana Carolina

Tax

Lefosse Advogados

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Location

Rua Tabapuã, 1227 – 14º andar

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

SP 01451-011

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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


Gustavo Lian Haddad
Band 1
Ricardo Bolan
Band 4

Tax: Litigation


Marcos Carvalho
Band 4