What the team is known for
Mariz de Oliveira e Siqueira Campos Advogados is a prestigious tax boutique earning the highest of praises for its impressive track record handling sensitive contentious mandates. Remains a first port of call for both domestic and foreign companies in need of representation before CARF and courts at all levels. Distinguished team remains at the forefront of direct tax matters, including CSLL and IRPJ, with additional capabilities handling indirect taxes such as ICMS and ISS. Further expertise advising its client roster on cross-border matters involving international tax treaties.
An interviewee highlights their specialisation at administrative level, saying: "They are very strong at administrative litigation before CARF."
An impressed client adds: "I consider them the best firm in Latin America."
Partner Bruno Fajersztajn
garners strong praise from clients and peers alike, who applaud him for his strong presence acting in both judicial and administrative matters. He is recognised by one client for his "outstanding technical skills and ability to understand the case,"
while another values his "very assertive"
advice. He is often retained to assist with high-profile tax amortisation, ICMS, and PIS and COFINS mandates.
One market observer attests that João Francisco Bianco
is "a skilled practitioner with an active role in CARF,"
while another adds: "He is very active and has great cases in the administrative sphere."
He is called upon to assist clients with direct taxes, including IRPJ and CSLL, as well as customs-related matters. His clientele comprises significant players from the banking, mining and aviation industries.
Partner Ricardo Mariz de Oliveira
enjoys widespread praise for his outstanding tax litigation skills, with a source attesting: "He is a highly regarded name before tribunals."
One interviewee applauds "his strategic skills and reputation,"
while an impressed client says: "He is an authority for matters relating to social security contributions."
A market commentator confirms: "He is one of the most important social security lawyers in the administrative sphere."
Distinguished senior statesperson Roberto de Siqueira Campos
continues to enjoy strong recognition due to his longstanding contribution to the area. He is highly acclaimed for his expertise in tax litigation, boasting an impressive track record of mandates before the superior courts of Brazil. He has a vast amount of knowledge of ICMS matters, with one market commentator attesting: "He is very well recognised and has always been a great name for indirect taxes."