Ayres Ribeiro Advogados is a well-established law firm with a team of highly experienced and renowned attorneys, who combine solid legal practice with academic excellence.
Our partners, associates and consultants have in depth knowledge of the economic sectors in which they act and are able to deliver tailored and high-quality legal services to both domestic and international corporations and individuals.
Ayres Ribeiro Advogados has offices in São Paulo and Belo Horizonte. The firm has a modern structure and is committed to offer agile and efficient services, through constant investments in technology and ongoing professional development.
Strategic partnerships with prominent law firms in Brazil and abroad, the team extends its legal practice to the whole national territory. Our attorneys count on main management tools to efficiently meet the requirements and demands of their clients with excellence.
Garrigues Consultores Tributários is part of the Garrigues international network of law and tax consulting firms.
In Brazil, Garrigues operates exclusively in the tax accounting and consulting fields, and is the Brazilian Member Firm of Taxand, a global network of tax firms.
Garrigues, through a multidisciplinary team, focuses on international tax, deal advisory and M&A tax, as well as in complex tax consultancy for large and medium-size multinationals in a wide range of sectors. Moreover, Garrigues advise on corporate tax, indirect tax and value chain transformation, transfer pricing calculation, administrative tax controversy and wealth.
Finocchio & Ustra Sociedade de Advogados started with the dream to fill a gap in the State of São Paulo's countryside’s market and build a full-service office that could compete with the most admired offices in Brazil.
Focused on developing effective and reliable legal solutions, highly qualified professionals, and working closely with clients, we gained market share and currently have in our client portfolio national and international companies of all sizes, and from all business segments.
We have made investments in corporate governance and in our management model; such as our participation in the Partners for Excellence Program (PAEX) of Fundação Dom Cabral, which is one of the best business schools in the world.
With our future and the sustainability of the firm in mind, in 2019 we launched our innovation platform: Future in Us (https://www.futurein.us/en/), as we believe in the rapid and disruptive evolution of law. We also believe that the best way to get to know us is by understanding our ideology. Thus, we make every possible effort and initiative to daily incorporate it into our culture.
To be a benchmark firm, sustainable and timeless, in an ever-changing corporate environment.
To understand and improve our clients' businesses, delivering results through strategic, innovative, reliable, and effective solutions.
To fulfill our mission in an ethical and synergetic environment, developing people with respect and transparency.
We believe in and are guided by our values:
We are committed to excellence and result delivering
We act ethically with integrity and transparency
We value our clients and work to exceed expectations
We value promptness and responsiveness
We are assertive through clarity
We are passionate about what we do
We cherish team spirit, an easy-going, and inspiring work environment
Utumi Advogados was born from a long-held dream of tax practitioner Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi. After more than 25 years leading tax teams in consulting company and big law firms, Ana Cláudia launched in 2017 Utumi Advogados, a boutique firm dedicated to tax law. Alongside her is partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias, high qualified tax professional whose experience includes having worked in one of the largest Brazilian full-service law firms for almost 20 years.
Utumi Advogados’ team is known for its excellence and creativity in devising legal solutions to clients, when handling both tax consultancy and litigation matters. Our expertise includes strategic tax consulting, legal tax opinions, tax policy and tax litigation.
Its clients include large national and multinational companies from a broad range of sectors, such as banking and finance, beverages, cosmetics, telecoms and technology, and also Brazilian and foreign private clients.
We offer our clients a 360º view, taking into account not only the specifics of each business, current legislation and case law, but also potential risks, trends in tax interpretation by the courts and potential changes in law, as well as possible related economic issues.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados is a Brazilian, independent and full-service firm specialising in multi-disciplinary deals, and was the first Brazilian law firm to specialise in corporate clients. Over more than 75 years, the firm translates the Brazilian legal environment for the benefit of local and foreign clients.
Deeply specialized, our tax department is praised by its multi-technical knowledge, easy communication, responsiveness and client-centred approach, offering a unique excellence in service that covers administrative and judicial litigation, consultant advice, tax planning, transfer-pricing, direct and also indirect tax, social security, and transactional tax, especially for M&A and capital markets.
Regarding our specializations, with a straightforward approach and the ability to translate legal concepts into business language, the litigation team handles sophisticated cases before the administrative Courts, in all three levels of taxation (Municipal, State and Federal), and also judicial Courts.
We are also specialized in domestic and international tax planning, providing legal assistance in different structures and its tax consequences, in particular to large multinational groups and its multiple activities in several countries.
The team also works closely to the insolvency and restructuring area, assisting creditors, companies going through insolvency procedures and clients seeking opportunities to invest or acquire assets. Further, as a boosting industry, Pinheiro Neto became the leading firm in technology, which is supported by specialized attorneys.
Regarding social security, Pinheiro Neto has a qualified focused team dealing with administrative and judicial litigation, and advice on structure and implementation of remuneration methods, such as Profit Sharing Program, Stock Option Plans, and other models of contracting employees, directors and service providers, focusing on payroll taxation efficiency. The team also provides comfort to companies in judicial Pension Plans, the form of correction of reserves, as well as taxation on these amounts.
Ernesto Borges Advogados, founded in 1951, is the largest office in the Midwest and one of the most reputable in Brazil. The experience gained in seven decades of continuous assessment, combined with excellence in the provision of legal services, led Ernesto Borges Advogados to be one of the most respected law firms in the country.
Characterized by its solid growth, continuous improvement and focus on innovation, respecting ethics and integrity, the firm keeps the values rooted by its founder alive, building lasting relationships with its clients.