Mrs Catarina Rosa Rodrigues > Demarest Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Demarest Advogados
AV PEDROSO DE MORAES 1201
SÃO PAULO, SP 05419-001
Brazil

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner

Career

Partner of Demarest’s Tax area, Catarina Rodrigues is a doctoral candidate in Tax Law and holds a master’s degree and a specialization in Tax Law from PUC-SP, as well as a specialization in the electricity sector from Triconsult. She is a lecturer in postgraduate courses in Tax Law. Catarina concentrates her practice in matters involving international tax planning, transfer pricing, corporate reorganization, structuring of financial operations and succession and equity reorganizations. Her main clients include automotive, oil and real estate companies.

Languages

Portuguese, English, French.

Memberships

  • Member of the Brazilian Institute of Financial Executives (IBEF)
  • Member of the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT)
  • Lecturer for postgraduate courses in Tax Law at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET) and the Paulista School of Law (EPD)
  • Member of the Special Commission for Tax Law at OAB/SP
  • Member of the Tax Law Commission of the São Paulo Lawyers Institute (IASP)

Education

  • Doctoral candidate in Tax Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (in progress)
  • Specialization in the electricity sector from Triconsult – Studies and Projects, São Paulo, Brazil (2008)
  • Master’s degree in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2005)
  • Specialization in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (Cogeae-PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2001)
  • Bachelor of Laws from the law school of the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), Salvador, Brazil (1999)

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax

The sizeable team at Demarest Advogados is best known for its consultancy advice on direct and indirect taxes, as well as customs law, transfer pricing and social security contributions. The team, which is led by Douglas Mota, works closely with the firm’s corporate finance department to help structure high-profile M&As, financings and restructurings. The firm covers all sectors and is especially strong in agribusiness. Key partners include tax litigation head Marcelo Salles Annunziata, Rodrigo Campos, Catarina Rosa Rodrigues and the up-and-coming Carlos Eduardo Orsolon. The tax litigation team was strengthened by the arrival of the highly rated Priscila Faricelli from Trench Rossi Watanabe. In September 2020, Eloisa Curi left to establish CBLM Advogados. January 2021 saw the promotion of Thiago Abiatar Lopes Amaral to partner.