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Lippert Advogados

Tax: South

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What the team is known for

Established local firm sought after for its prowess assisting with complex tax litigation mandates. Routinely furnishes advice to key players from the agribusiness, healthcare, and paper and pulp markets. Maintains a lengthy track record for dealing with administrative and judicial disputes at both state and federal levels. Clients also benefit from its noted expertise advising on a range of non-contentious mandates, including tax planning related to transactions and fiscal audits.

Strengths

Commentators endorse the team's soft skills and technical abilities: "They have very good legal knowledge and deliver high-quality work taking into consideration the client's values."

Notable practitioners

Seasoned name partner George Lippert Neto attracts praise in connection with his solid local practice. He maintains a considerable track record representing domestic companies in contentious mandates before state and federal tribunals. His client portfolio includes a number of corporations from the agribusiness, healthcare and pulp and paper industries. A client declares: "He inspires a lot of confidence due to his leadership skills."

Porto Alegre-based practitioner Rafael Korff Wagner moves up in the rankings due to his rising presence in the local tax scene handling contentious matters. A client appreciates that "he provides assured and clear advice," while another source highlights "his refined technique, leadership skills and high-quality deliverables." He represents national companies in tax litigation mandates before judicial courts at state level and additionally advises on tax planning.

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Overview

Lippert’s Tax practice is comprised of highly prepared professionals able to offer to clients from different sectors of the economy, such as franchise, agribusiness, wholesale, retail, petrochemical, real estate, technology and telecommunications, innovative and sound solutions to complex tax issues involving both direct and indirect taxes. Additionally, the firm works together with other areas of practice especially in matters related to M&A, real estate and estate and succession planning.

The tax team stands out for providing personalized service to clients, as well as an active approach towards potential tax issues, which has generated great benefits for its clients. The firm is also recognized for its strong stance in defense of its clients in both the administrative (state courts and Administrative Council of Tax Appeals - CARF) and judicial (state and regional supreme courts, the Superior Court of Justice and the Supreme Federal Court) proceedings.

Among the services offered by Lippert’s tax team are the following:

Legal due diligence in real estate, M&A, and joint ventures transactions;

• National and international tax planning;

• Administrative and judicial proceedings;

• Estate and succession planning;

• Legal opinions;

• Tax consultancy;

• Recovery of overpaid tax amounts; and

• Negotiation of tax benefits and special regimes with tax authorities.

Clients

AEL Sistemas

Auxiliadora Predial

Bins

Braskem S/A

Cerâmica Rohr

Diferpan

Ensinger Plásticos

Fockink

Frigelar

Grupo A Educação

Grupo Angelini

Grupo Fasa

Grupo Flamarpar

Grupo Hospitalar Conceição

Grupo NTJ

Grupo Schumacher

Klabin S/A

KMW (Krauss-Maffei Wegmann)

Lojas Rabusch

Max Metalúrgica

Móveis Bartzen

Móveis Henn

Timac Agro

Videolar - Innova

Yara Fertilizantes

Industries

Agribusiness

Automotive

Chemical Industry

Construction

Distribution

Education

Food Industry

Forestry

Franchising

Hospitals

Logistics

Paper

Plastic Industry

Real Estate

Retail

Technology

Wholesale

Tax: South Department

Lippert Advogados

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Department location

Rua Manoelito de Ornelas, 55

10 Andar

Porto Alegre - RS

Rio Grande Do Sul

Brazil

90110-230

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Brazil

Tax: South


George Lippert Neto
Band 4
Rafael Korff Wagner
Band 3