Mr Celso Costa > Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados
AVENIDA BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 3.144 11TH FLOOR
SÃO PAULO, SP, 01451-000
Brazil

Work Department

Tax / Special Desks / Agribusiness / Education / Financial services / Mining / Technology / Financing and infrastructure projects

Position

Partner

Career

Celso has extensive experience in M&A, reorganizations, cross-border transactions, transfer pricing and general advisory. Solid background in corporate law. Accounting skills acquired in a leading accounting firm. In depth knowledge of administrative litigation. Continuously involved in several of the largest M&As, reorganizations and IPO’s. His practice includes advisory on financial and insurance services, infrastructure, information technology, manufacturing and mining advisory.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Memberships

Admitted to the Brazilian Bar (OAB), member of International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

Received his B.B.A. from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, LL.B. from Universidade de São Paulo and Master in Tax Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo.

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.