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Monteiro e Monteiro Advogados Associados > The Legal 500 RankingsMonteiro e Monteiro Advogados Associados often attracts domestic and international companies operating in the pharmaceutical, retail and automotive segments. The group is particularly known for its expertise in tax planning and litigation, with corporate and administrative matters also forming part of its offering. Bruno Romero Pedrosa Monteiro, Ana Karina Pedrosa De Carvalho and Augusto César Lourenço Brederodes are key contacts for tax planning and tax recovery disputes. Also noted is Fernando Mendes de Freitas Filho, who focuses on strategic litigation.
Bruno Romero Pedrosa Monteiro; Ana Karina Pedrosa de Carvalho; Augusto César Lourenço Brederodes; Fernando Mendes de Freitas Filho
‘The services and explanations about the processes were excellent. The negotiation was also conducted in an assertive way.’
‘I would recommend Augusto Cesar Lourenço Brederodes and Bruna de Cassia Miranda Bezerra Leite Sampaio.’
São Paulo Union of Retailers (SINDILOJAS-SP)
Association of Municipalities from the State of Pernambuco (AMUPE)
Dislub Equador Group
National Union of the Heavy Construction and Infrastructure Industry (SINICON)
Brazilian Association of Audi Vehicle Distributors (ASSOAUDI)
Municipality of Cabo de Santo Agostinho (State of Pernambuco)
- Represented Pague Menos in an action seeking recovery of PIS and COFINS contributions before one of the Federal Regional Courts.
- Acted for Sindilojas-SP in a class action against the Brazilian Government seeking tax benefits after a decision of the Supreme Court, which concluded that gross revenue should not include the state VAT portion when serving as the calculation basis for PIS and COFINS.
- Assisted Sinicon with various class actions filed over the last three years involving a collective amount of approximately R$2.5bn.
Monteiro e Monteiro Advogados Associados > Firm Profile
Founded in 1990, Monteiro e Monteiro Advogados Associados provides consulting services in Corporate and Administrative/Constitutional Law, mainly focused on tax litigation.
During its three-generation history, Monteiro e Monteiro has stood out from other law firms by conciliating legal knowledge with accounting and economic training, which allows agile decision-making on the most suitable litigation strategies, as well as accurate prognostics on the economic benefit of tax and corporate claims.
A history in tax litigation via collective suits: We are specialized in bringing the most promising tax theses to the collective sphere, representing various Unions and economic associations all throughout Brazil. Among the most relevant collective entities defended by Monteiro e Monteiro are the São Paulo Union of Retailers (Sindilojas-SP), the National Union of the Heavy Construction and Infrastructure Industry (Sinicon), and the São Paulo Union of Vehible Distributors (Sincodiv-SP).
Market leader on Municipal Law: Monteiro e Monteiro is one of the most trusted and tradicional law firms when it comes to the legal recovery of public resources. We are a market leader on the recovery of educational funds (FUNDEF and FUNDEB), as well as other relevant federative transfers, defending almost 1,000 municipalities against the Federal Government.
Individual tax litigation: Besides acting on the collective sphere, via Unions and associations, our law firm is also a strong player on individual tax litigation, acting both on the judicial and administrative phases of tax recovery. Relevant clients include Pague Menos S/A, Dislub Equador Group and Intercement Brasil S.A.
Administrative Law: It includes the preparation and analysis of administrative contracts, legal opinions and technical notes, legal counseling on administrative suits within the scope of State-level Accounting Courts (Tribunais de Contas), and legal assistance on public bidding procedures for the exploitation of public services.
Social Security Law: We represent various Municipal and State-level pension funds on its financial relations with the Federal Social Security Authority (INSS), mainly on the so-called compensações previdenciárias – relevant financial offsets tied to social security benefits.
Antitrust matters: It includes the most revant tools on repressive competition law, such as complaints directed to CADE (Brazil’s Antitrust Regulator) on anti-competitive behavior, legal counseling on cooperation agreements (TCCs) and leniency aggrements (Acordos de Leniência), and antitrust damage repair suits (ARDCs).
Latin America offices Brazil: Recife (head office), Belém, Brasília, Fortaleza, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, São Luís, and São Paulo.
|Tax and Municipal||Bruno Monteirofirstname.lastname@example.org||81 99197-3840|
|Municipal||Fernando Freitasemail@example.com||81 99198-0583|
|Tax||Ana Karinafirstname.lastname@example.org||81 99191-3735|
|Tax and Municipal||Augusto Brederodesemail@example.com||71 99162-0107|
|Tax||João Carlos Chavesfirstname.lastname@example.org||81 98518-2338|
|Municipal||Rachell Plechemail@example.com||81 99841-6479|
|São Paulo office||Bruna Mirandafirstname.lastname@example.org||11 97068-7812|
|Fortaleza office||Rodrigo Santosemail@example.com||81 98872-0590|
|Brasília office||Ana Paula Santanafirstname.lastname@example.org||61 99342-0297|
|São Luís office||Filipe Câmaraemail@example.com||81 99233-0302|
|Belém office||Pedro Ferrazfirstname.lastname@example.org||81 98954-5659|
|Salvador office||Gabriel Monteiroemail@example.com||81 99600-8031|
|Rio de Janeiro office||Daniel Leitefirstname.lastname@example.org||11 96352-0022|
Staff FiguresLawyers : 72 Total Staff : 130
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