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Practice Areas

Tax law: legal advice, administrative and judicial litigation with emphasis on indirect taxation.


Founding partner at Brigagão, Duque Estrada – Advogados. Former senior partner at Ulhôa Canto – Advogados (1985 to 2018).

Professional Memberships

President of the Brazilian Financial Law Association (ABDF–IFA Brazil). Former member of the Executive Committee and member of the General Council of the International Fiscal Association (IFA). Board member at the British Chamber in Rio de Janeiro (BRITCHAM-RJ). Executive director of the Federation of the Foreign Commerce Chambers (FCCE). Vice-president of the Permanent Forum for Tax Matters at EMERJ (Court Academy of Law, in Rio de Janeiro).


Columnist of electronic magazines, co-author of the book “Tax Advisor”, and author of several articles published in books and specialized local and international magazines.


Professor of tax law at postgraduate course of Getúlio Vargas Foundation and in the graduate course of Cândido Mendes University (1993/2005). Extremely active lecturer at the main tax law congresses held in Brazil and abroad. President of the 71st Congress of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), which is considered to be one of the most relevant international event dealing with tax matters in the World. It took place in 2017, and was attended by 2,000 tax professionals.