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Sacha Calmon - Misabel Derzi Consultores e Advogados

Tax: Litigation

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What the team is known for

Sacha Calmon - Misabel Derzi Consultores e Advogados is a market-leading boutique based in Minas Gerais boasting a well-earned nationwide reputation due to its remarkable skills dealing with strategic contentious tax mandates. Team has experience defending the interests of heavyweight players from the mining, telecommunications and automotive sectors in disputes arising from the collection of federal, state and municipal taxes, as well as assisting public entities with the obtaining of tax immunity. Boasts a solid amount of expertise representing clients in leading cases before the Superior Court of Justice and the Supreme Federal Court.

Strengths

A client attests: "They are very up to date with the jurisprudence of the Administrative Council of Tax Appeals and are excellent at procedural law."

A market commentator adds: "They are one of the most active firms and are highly prominent before the Supreme Court."

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department André Mendes Moreira demonstrates strong litigation skills in the administrative and judicial spheres, handling cases both before CARF and the Supreme Federal Court. A market commentator attests: "He has important cases and is very active in the telecommunications sector, dealing with indirect tax matters." He is described by a satisfied client as a "brilliant lawyer," and they add: "He is technically very good, thinks outside of the box and is open to debating new ideas."

Valter de Souza Lobato receives plaudits from an interviewee who says he stands out due to his "technical knowledge, commercial awareness and proactivity." The same source goes on to say: "He puts himself in the client's shoes and tirelessly seeks the best possible outcome." Another client appreciates the fact that "he is able to meet short deadlines while maintaining excellent quality," further highlighting "his reputation in the tax litigation sphere."

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Tax: Litigation Department

Sacha Calmon - Misabel Derzi Consultores e Advogados

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Av. Angélica, 2220– 4º andar

Edifício Angélica Business

Higienópolis

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

01228-200

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Tax: Litigation


André Mendes Moreira
Band 2
Valter de Souza Lobato
Band 4