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Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

PRAIA DE BOTAFOGO, 228, 15º ANDAR – A, 22250-906 RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 2196 9200
Email:
Web:
www.cesconbarrieu.com.br
Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados, Rafael Santos, Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL

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Rafael Santos

Tel:
Work +55 21 2196 9228
Email:
Web:
www.cesconbarrieu.com.br
Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner at Cescon Barrieu since 2019.

Career

He advises domestic and foreign clients on local and cross-border tax matters, including planning for mergers and acquisitions, divestures, reorganizations and joint ventures, capital market and project finance transactions, as well as on specific tax matters involving the energy and O&G sector.

Languages

Portuguese and Engilsh

Member

Bar Admission: Brazil

Education

He holds a degree in Law from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and a Masters of Laws (LL.M) degree in Taxation from Queen Mary University of London.


Brazil

Tax

Within: 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.

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