Mr Roberto Barrieu > Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados
04551-060 SAO PAULO, SP

Work Department

Tax and Estate Planning


Founding partner


He represents foreign and domestic companies in sophisticated tax matters of litigation and advisory natures. He acts in the structuring of mergers and acquisitions transactions, provides tax advice in the creation of joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, transactions of capital market and project finance, tax planning,  as well as cross-border business and estate planning. Mr.Barrieu is an Officer and Director of the Center of Studies of Attorneys’ Partnerships.(CESA.).


Portuguese and English


Bar Admission: Brazil


He holds a degree in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC) and a degree in Business Management by Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has a strong transactional tax practice, which benefits from the firm’s leading M&A department. Highlights included Ramon Machado Castilho‘s advice to Shell on the tax aspects of the sale of its stake in Comgás, and Roberto Barrieu‘s advice to Suzano Papel e Celulose on its merger with Fibria. The team also provides non-transactional advisory work and representation in tax litigation, often for household name clients, both domestic and international. Hugo Barreto Sodre Leal heads the tax litigation team. Renato Batiston and Rafael Santos made partner in 2019. The department also counts a number of experienced associates, including Andreza de Souza Ribeiro Fonseca.