Prolik Advogados combines tradition, ethical integrity, professional ability, commitment and innovation.
It is a benchmark in the area of business law. The firm defends the interests of many types of organizations in an integrated and multidisciplinary way.
With 75 years of great challenges and achievements, Prolik Advogados puts its experience and skill at the service of its clients.
The founder, Augusto Prolik (1927-2000), was a pioneer in the research and application of Tax Law in the State of Paraná and one of the first to master this specialty in Brazil. His innovative vision, which he insisted on passing on to his colleagues, influenced generations of brilliant professionals, who have modernised the field of business law in Paraná. By building transparent, solid and lasting professional relationships Augusto Prolik and his team became main players in the most important phase of the economic, social and cultural development of the state.
Prolik Advogados works in preventive, advisory and litigation scopes in the fields of tax, social security, corporate, administrative, civil, digital and labour law.
It has teams of specialists in many areas of law working together with the highest level of ethics and loyalty.
Heads of department: Dr. Flávio Zanetti de Oliveira e Dra. Heloisa Guarita Souza
The Brazilian tax burden is one of the most complex in the world. Prolik Advogados has over 70 years of experience in the tax area. The firm daily challenge is to balance economic issues with tax legislation, without exposing its client to risks. The tax department handles:
- administrative and judicial litigation
- consultancy regarding federal, state and municipal taxes, for individuals and legal entities, including for the fulfilment of additional obligations
- M&A tax consultancy
- advisory and monitoring in federal, state and municipal tax audits
- identification of risks, contingencies and opportunities
- consultancy and monitoring in special regimes
- due diligence in tax cases
- tax advice on succession of estates
Work Highlight: This department is responsible for the defense of a leading case in the Brazilian Supreme Federal Court. The claim aims to exclude presumed State VAT credits (known as ICMS in Brazil) from the assessment basis of social contributions (PIS & COFINS), which are levied on the gross revenue of companies.To-date the case has enjoyed a favourable judgment, which still has to be finalised.