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Brigagão, Duque Estrada - Advogados

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Partners: Gustavo Brigagão, Roberto Duque Estrada, Renata Emery, Rodrigo Caserta, Pedro Simão, Alberto Medeiros, Eduardo Muniz, Carlos Renato Vieira
Number of lawyers: 18

Firm Overview:
After decades as senior partners of prestigious and high-profile law firms in Brazil, Gustavo Brigagão, Roberto Duque Estrada, and Renata Emery have joined forces with their teams and other partners to create a boutique law firm focused on excellence, efficiency, proactivity, and practical approaches to tax matters.

The firm’s named partners have been frequently and successively acclaimed by national and international publications as references and leaders in their field.

Such expertise was inherited from their mentors and iconic Brazilian scholars Gilberto de Ulhôa Canto and Condorcet Rezende (for Brigagão) and Alberto Xavier (for Duque-Estrada and Emery).

The firm seeks excellence in services such as tax planning, general tax advice and litigation. It also strives to provide innovative and customised solutions for its clients.

The firm has offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasília. It also works in partnerships with a wide network of foreign law firms in Latin America, the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Main Areas of Practice:

The tax practice includes: judicial and administrative litigations, consultation on domestic taxation, advice on international taxation, cross border transactions, tax planning, succession planning, and legal opinions.

The firm’s professionals have varied experience in national and international corporate reorganisation, M&A, business development, and direct and indirect taxation. These tax matters have covered sectors such as: agribusiness, trade, defense, energy, entertainment, manufacturing, finance, oil and gas, information and technology, and real estate.