Mr Fernando Colucci > Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP, 01451-000

Work Department

Tax / Succession planning / Agribusiness / Automotive / Oil and gas/ Financing and Infrastructure projects




Specialist in providing legal and tax assistance in M&A operations, restructurings, international taxation, international treaties, transfer pricing, tax planning and international investments taxation. Has great expertise in commercial, corporate and economic law, besides strong actuation in the administrative defense of clients against tax assessments and oral presentations before different Administrative Courts.


Portuguese and English.


Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association. Member of the International Fiscal Association, International Bar Association, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) e Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).


Received his LL.B from Universidade de São Paulo and a LL.M in International Business and Economic Law from Georgetown University Law Center. Also a post-graduation degree in Tax Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax

The highly regarded tax department at Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados is regularly involved in complex tax litigation and high-profile transactions. The already sizeable team saw organic growth with the partner promotions of Diana Piatti Lobo and Maria Eugênia Doin Vieira in 2018 and Bruna Marrara in 2019. In another move in 2018, tax litigator Leonardo Alfradique Martins joined the firm from Trench Rossi Watanabe. In a recent transactional tax highlight, a team led by Fernando Colucci advised PSP Investments on the tax aspects of its investment in Grupo Montesanto Tavares. The firm stands out for its Brasília office, where Cristiane Romano is a key contact. A cross-office team led by Romano and São Paulo-based Daniella Zagari Gonçalves has been representing Elektro in a lawsuit before the Superior Court of Justice concerning ICMS credits. The ‘outstandingFernando Tonanni is ‘knowledgeable, business-oriented, and hand-on‘. Other key figures include Celso Costa and Raquel Novais.