Diana Piatti Lobo > Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados > Brasilia, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados
SCN BLOCK 2, BUILDING A SUITE 904 A
CORPORATE FINANCIAL CENTRE
BRASILIA DF, 70712-900
Brazil
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Work Department

TAX / AGRIBUSINESS / AUTOMOTIVE / CHEMICALS AND PETROCHEMICALS / RETAIL AND CONSUMER

Position

Partner

Career

Lobo is specialist in tax disputes, engaging activities before administrative and judicial courts in the defense of the taxpayers’ interests in several tax matters. Her practice encompasses the definition of strategy, drafting and conducting litigations and offering administrative defenses on a range of tax subjects (state tax benefit, transfer price, Social Integration Program – PIS and Tax for Social Security Financing – COFINS credits, and social security contribution). She further develops activities related to tax consultancy, mainly drafting memorandums to respond to questionings on the application of the federal, state and municipal legislations. Her experience in foreign law firm reinforces her knowledge in the field of International Tax Law, above all in the application of treaties to avoid double taxation. Lobo has previous experience in the areas of knowledge of industries (pneumatics, food, chemicals, pharmaceutical), trade (retail and wholesale), and informatics.

Memberships

  • Brazilian Bar Association
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Tributário (IBDT)

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > City focus - Brasilia > Litigation

In Brasília, Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados has a well-established reputation for its expertise in private pension funds and regulated industries, including oil and gas, energy and telecoms. In addition to its notable strength in complex litigation at the administrative and judicial superior courts, the group is also noted for its track record in tax disputes, in which it often assists clients with proceedings before the Brazilian Federal Revenue Department. Practice head Cristiane Romano has extensive experience in litigation, arbitration and mediation and is especially sought after to handle cases before the Supreme Federal Court (STF) and the Brazil Federal Administrative Tax Court (CARF). Other key practitioners in the department include Diana Piatti Lobo, a specialist in administrative and judicial tax claims, and litigator João Vitor Luke Reis.