Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi > Utumi Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Utumi Advogados

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With outstanding experience both in direct and indirect taxes, she is known for the excellence of her work in several issues, such as tax planning, corporate transactions taxation, financial and capital markets taxation, international taxation, digital economy tax issues, among others.


Ana Utumi is the founding partner of Utumi Advogados. She has more than 25 years of experience in the tax area, 17 of which as head of tax of one of the largest Brazilian full-service law firms.


Portuguese, English and Spanish


Member of the Practice Council of the International Tax Program of NYU and of the Steering Group of Women of International Fiscal Association (IFA) Network. Co-chair of the ABA International Tax Committee, chair of STEP Brazil, director of ABDF (IFA Brazil). Member of the board of directors of the Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB, entity that grants the Certified Financial Planner CFP® certificate). Member of the Board of Directors of educational Foundation Visconde de Porto Seguro.


Tax Professor at FIPECAFI Faculty MBA courses and at the LLM in international taxation course from the University of Zurich. Guest lecturer em various post-graduation courses in Brazil. Researcher at FGV-SP Law School. Holds PhD in economic-financial law from University of São Paulo USP, master’s in tax law from PUC-SP, and MBA in finance from Insper.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax

Utumi Advogados is a relatively new tax boutique with an already strong reputation. The lawyers have a good track record advising major multinationals and high-net-worth individuals. Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi and Camila Abrunhosa Tapias are both highly experienced.