Mr Henrique Lopes > KLA Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

KLA Advogados
AV. BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 1355
18º ANDAR
CEP 01452-002 SÃO PAULO, SP
Brazil
Henrique Lopes photo

Work Department

Tax Law; Customs and Foreign Trade.

Henrique is also involved in relevant administrative and judicial litigation, representing clients in defenses against assessments and in procedures for recovery of credits.

Position

Partner at KLA – Koury Lopes Advogados.

Career

Henrique was one of the founders of KLA in 2002 and has been since then a senior partner in the firm´s tax group, working mostly in cross border transactions, involving the structuring of investments, acquisitions and complex supply chain networks, drawing from a strong academic background and significant experience in both direct and indirect tax matters.

Languages

English.

Memberships

Bar Admissions: Brazil (São Paulo, 1991); New York, 1996.

Education

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo, LLB, 1990; Universidade de São Paulo, Specialist in State Law, 1992; New York University School of Law, LLM/MCJ, 1994.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax

KLA Advogados provides a broad range of consulting and litigation advice on all federal, state and municipal taxes and social security contributions. Tax planning and structuring are key areas of expertise, particularly on major M&As, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and supply chains. Henrique Lopes, one of the firm’s founding partners, leads the team, which includes Victor Polizelli and José Flávio Pacheco, who is especially involved in customs and indirect taxes. Álvaro Lucasechi is active on the litigation side, particularly on indirect taxes. Former tax judge Luís Flávio Neto has a strong focus on direct taxes and transfer pricing.