He advises local and foreign clients in tax matters, having and broad and extensive experience in merger and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, capital market transactions and tax planning.
Portuguese and English.
Bar Admission: Brazil
He holds a degree in Law from Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU/SP) and in Accounting from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (SP), a Specialist degree in Tax Law and Tax Procedural Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP) and a Master Degree in Conrollership and Accounting from Fundação Escola de Comércio Álvares Penteado (FECAP).
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.