Lacaz Martins, Pereira Neto, Gurevich & Schoueri Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Firm Profile

Lacaz Martins, Pereira Neto, Gurevich & Schoueri Advogados
RUA PADRE JOAO MANOEL, 923
8TH FLOOR
01411-001 SÃO PAULO
Brazil

Brazil > Real estate Tier 3

Lacaz Martins, Pereira Neto, Gurevich & Schoueri Advogados has a well-respected real estate team, which is commended for its ‘high knowledge in several areas of law‘. Its lawyers have a good grounding in key disciplines including acquisitions, construction, lease agreements, corporate structuring, finance, litigation and tax. The versatile practice is popular with leading investment funds, corporates and banks, and has been involved in several high-profile office, residential and warehouse deals. Erica Fernandes Campos Verissimo  and the ‘agile, fast and objectiveLivia Maria Siviero Bittencourt Huh  jointly lead the team. Name partner Ricardo Lacaz Martins  is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Erica Fernandes Campos Verissimo; Livia Maria Siviero Bittencourt Huh

Testimonials

‘A complete firm with high knowledge in several areas of law that are interrelated depending on the client’s needs.’

‘Ricardo Lacaz Martins – high knowledge of the subjects. Provides security and calmness to the client. Livia Siviero Huh – agile, fast and objective in the client’s needs.’

Key clients

Votorantim Asset Management

Grupo Malzoni

Ourinvest Real Estate

Interprime Empreendimentos e Participações

Rio Bravo Investimentos – Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários

Vorare

Vbi Real Estate

Trx Gestora de Recursos

Santander DTVM

Gafisa

SPCV  – Succespar

Eurofarma Laboratórios

Logbras Parques Logísticos

Itajuí Gestão de Investimentos

Work highlights

  • Advised TRX in a multimillion-dollar fund raising via its investment funds and CRI to buy five properties.
  • Advised Fundo De Investimento Imobilario Succespar Varejo on the due diligence, negotiation and acquisition of four properties.
  • Advised VBI Real Estate on the acquisition of buildings in São Paulo, Santos, Campinas and Porto Alegre for the development of student housing.

Tax > Tax advisory Tier 6

Lacaz Martins, Pereira Neto, Gurevich & Schoueri Advogados is ‘very good and knowledgeable about Brazilian legislation‘, and is noted for ‘often anticipating situations‘ in the country’s ever-shifting tax environment. The firm provides consulting support and representation in administrative and judicial tax disputes. This includes advice on structuring corporate and real estate transactions, and assistance during audits. The firm fields a team of ‘always very attentive‘ partners, including versatile managing partner Ricardo Lacaz Martins, direct tax expert Luis Eduardo Schoueri and Luciana Angeiras Ferreira, who has strong connections to the telecoms market. Daniel Vitor Bellan leads the administrative litigation team, while Liège Schroeder De Freitas Araújo heads the judicial litigation practice.

Practice head(s):

Ricardo Lacaz Martins; Luis Eduardo Schoueri; Luciana Angeiras Ferreira;Daniel Vitor Bellan; Liège Schroeder de Freitas Araújo; Eduardo Santos Arruda Madeira

Testimonials

‘Short-time response to our queries. Its people have high qualifications which makes them a differential.’

‘It is our main source of consultation for tax matters. They are very good and knowledgeable about Brazilian legislation, they are always very up to date with legislation and current issues, often anticipating situations to think about how to act with a new trend or possible change of law,.’

‘Notably, we can say that the main team members with whom we interact the most are: Eduardo Santos Arruda Madeira, Natan Carbone Ghosn de Carvalho and Deborah Silva Okida, who are always very attentive and give us the necessary support.’

Work highlights

  • Assisting a client in the financial services sector in an appeal relating to social contributions on net profit and a subsequent fine.
  • Representing a client in court as amicus curiae in a major case concerning the levy of communication service tax on the supply of satellite services.
  • Representing a company in the life sciences sector in a dispute regarding transfer pricing control rules on imports.

Lacaz Martins, Pereira Neto, Gurevich & Schoueri is renowned for providing differentiated and personalised services because of its performance in the law market since 1992. The firm represents national and foreign individuals, legal entities, startups and large economic groups in the most diverse segments of the economy. The firm’s focus is the full attendance of the clients’ needs, studying, understanding and solving the issues presented in a diligent, agile and personalised way. All this dedication results in a relationship of respect and trust between its clients and its professionals always based on ethics and transparency.

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