Flavio Mifano > Mattos Filho > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Mattos Filho
SÃO PAULO, SP, CEP 01403-001

Work Department

Restructuring and Insolvency/Tax




Flavio focuses on tax matters involving foreign investments in Brazil, transactions involving investment funds and transactions in financial and capital markets, including debt and equity-structured transactions, project financing and real estate. He also advises on tax aspects of business combination, corporate reorganizations and debt restructuring.


Portuguese and English


Flavio is a member and coordinator of the tax committee of the Brazilian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (ABVCAP).


Bachelor of Laws, Universidade Paulista
Specialization in Economy and Business Law, Fundação Getulio Vargas

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Restructuring and insolvency

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados has a multi-faceted restructuring and insolvency team, which benefits from the expertise of lawyers from its banking, corporate and litigation departments. The team primarily represents creditors and investors, though it also assists debtors on non-judicial restructurings. Much of its work is complex in nature, including high-value DIP financings and distressed asset purchases, typically with a significant cross-border element. The firm has invested in the litigation side, where Alex Hatanaka is one of the lead partners, with several senior associate recruits in the past year. Marcelo Sampaio Góes Ricupero and Flavio Mifano typically handle matters on the corporate side, while banking and capital markets specialists Marina Anselmo Schneider, Frederico Kerr Bullamah and Bruno Mastriani Simões Tuca regularly lead on major debt restructurings.

Brazil > Tax > Tax advisory

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados has a comprehensive tax practice with a selection of top-notch advisers covering direct and indirect tax matters. In addition to representing clients in high-profile litigation at the municipal, state and federal level, the firm also provides cutting-edge support in the structuring of M&A, capital markets, restructuring, real estate and infrastructure deals. Lead partners on the litigation side include Alessandra Gomensoro, Roberto Quiroga MosqueraAna Paula Schincariol Lui Barreto, Glaucia Maria Lauletta Frascino and Isabel Bueno, who also assists with pensions and compensation schemes. Strong advisory partners include Andrea Bazzo Lauletta, Flavio Mifano and Gil Mendes. Customs law advice is also a key area for partners such as Renata Correia Cubas, Gabriela Silva de Lemos and Marcel Alcades Theodoro. Since publication, the bench has been further strengthened with the March-2022 hire of Thais Rodrigues from Tauil & Chequer Advogados.