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KLA Advogados
CEP 01452-002 SÃO PAULO, SP

Work Department

José Flávio Pacheco practice areas include Tax Law, Customs and Foreign Trade. His practice is focused in consulting, specially involving complex matters of customs, indirect taxes, logistical and business restructuring in general, as well as in the definition of strategies and in the conduction of tax proceedings, representing several clients all over the country. José Flávio also coordinates the area of international trade, representing clients on trade defense issues and tariff reductions.


Partner at KLA Advogados


  • KLA, 2004-to date


  • Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Mackenzie, LLB, 2006
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários, Specialist in Tax Law, 2009
  • Columbia Summer Program in American Law (Columbia University in cooperation with the University of Amsterdam) (2013)
  • World Trade Organization, Temporary Member with the Brazilian Mission to the World Trade Organization (Geneva, 2013)

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.