Advocacia Fernanda Hernandez > Brasilia, Brazil > Firm Profile

Advocacia Fernanda Hernandez
SHIS, QL 06 CONJUNTO 11 CASA 20
LAGO SUL
BRASILIA, DF, 71620-115
Brazil

City focus - Brasilia > Tax Tier 1

Highlighted for its 'commitment to its cases', Advocacia Fernanda Hernandez stands out in the market for its specialism in complex litigation before the superior courts in Brasília. Its strength in tax litigation is of particular note, and its impressive track record in this field has allowed it to maintain longstanding client relationships with major Brazilian companies. Name partner Fernanda Guimaraes Hernandez excels in sensitive tax disputes and is recommended for her 'responsibility, leadership and knowledge'; she leads the team, which also includes public and tax law expert Luciana Marques dos Reis Frattini, and Blader Henrique de Lira Soares and Rafaella Alencar Ribeiro, who specialise in tax litigation and tax planning. Bruna Macedo Moreth left the firm in September 2020 for an in-house position with an asset management company.

Practice head(s):

Fernanda Guimarães Hernandez

Testimonials

Dr Fernanda Hernandez. Responsibility, leadership, knowledge.’

The commitment to its cases and the deep analysis of the cases in search of new topics for discussion in the higher courts.’

Fernanda Hernandez and Luciana Fratini are recommended.’

Key clients

Jive Investments Consultoria

Anglo Ferrous Brazil

Expressa Distribuidora de Medicamentos

Jus capital

Líder Táxi Aéreo

Camargo Correa

Grupo Solvi Participações

Base Investimentos e Incorporações

Group Attos

Banco BS2

Rede Cascol Combustíveis para Veículos

Work highlights

  • Working on a leading case concerning ICMS before the Supreme Court of Brazil.
  • Defending Farani Participações Serviço in an action that seeks to recognise the statute of limitation of a tax credit required by the Public Treasury of the Federal District.
  • Defending Distribuidora de Autopeças Condor in an action that seeks to put away or reduce the demand of ICMS accurate in an administrative fiscal procedure.

City focus - Brasilia > Litigation Tier 2

Advocacia Fernanda Hernandez excels in complex cases before the Supreme Federal Court. With a solid track record and good reputation in litigation, the firm enjoys longstanding client relationships with companies operating in myriad industries, and also continues to attract instructions from new clients. Fernanda Guimaraes Hernandez distinguishes herself in the market thanks to her extensive experience in this field; she leads the practice, which has recently handled cases involving the healthcare, transport, automotive, construction and real estate sectors, among others. Isadora Cronemberger Caixeta, Luciana Marques dos Reis Frattini, Rafaella Alencar Ribeiro and Blader Henrique de Lira Soares are other key contacts in the team.

Practice head(s):

Fernanda Guimarães Hernandez

Testimonials

I would recommend the partner Dr. Fernanda Hernandez for her experience, knowledge and professional brilliance, as well as the lawyers Blader Soares and Isadora Caixeta for their agility and excellent work.’

Fernanda Hernandez: commitment, responsibility and knowledge.’

Fernanda Hernandez and Luciana Fratini are recommended.’

Key clients

Jive Investments Consultoria

Expressa Distribuidora de Medicamentos

Camargo Correa

Maisbarato Comércio de Bebida e Alimentos

Grupo Solví Participações

Group Attos

Banco BS2

Anglo Ferrous Brazil

Líder Táxi Aéreo

Grupo Attos

Sotave Amazônica Química e Mineral

Base Investimentos e Incorporações

Work highlights

  • Representing Expressa Distribuidora de Medicamentos in a case before the Supreme Court of Brazil concerning ICMS.
  • Acting for clients in actions filed by companies in the sugar and alcohol sector, in which the Federal Union was condemned to indemnify them due to the non-observance of the correspondent values of the production cost indicated by Fundação Getúlio Vargas.
  • Representing a client in a special appeal to discuss the incidence of interest and monetary correction provided in an arbitration award.

City focus - Brasilia > Public law and regulation Tier 2

With an impressive track record in litigation and longstanding history in Brasília, Advocacia Fernanda Hernandez is well established among the key public law firms in the capital. Its client base includes a diverse range of new clients and companies that have been turning to the team for over a decade. Seasoned litigator Fernanda Guimaraes Hernandez can often be found representing healthcare, construction, energy, and food and beverage companies before the Supreme Federal Court and Superior Court of Justice. Bruna Macedo Moreth left the firm in September 2020. Luciana Marques dos Reis Frattini, Blader Henrique de Lira Soares and Isadora Cronemberger Caixeta are active members of the team.

Practice head(s):

Fernanda Guimarães Hernandez

Testimonials

Excellent technical knowledge, they handle the demands with a lot of dedication and they know the smallest details of the processes.’

Fernanda Hernandez and Luciana Fratini are recommended.’

Key clients

Jive Investments Consultoria

Anglo Ferrous Brazil

Líder Táxi Aéreo

Sotave Amazônica Química e Mineral

Camargo Correa

Jus Capital Gestão de Recursos

Banco BS2

Grupo Solvi Participações

Andrade Maia Advogados

Expressa Distribuidora de Medicamentos

Work highlights

  • Advised one of the largest Brazilian food and beverage companies on cases regarding the inclusion of the ICMS on the social contributions on gross revenue (PIS and COFINS) taxable basis.
  • Advised several companies on the compulsory loan to Eletrobras that was imposed to consumers of electricity.
  • Providing litigation services to a client in the Superior Court of Justice, aiming to overturn a ruling against the company for the supposed practice of administrative improbity.

Tax > Tax litigation Tier 3

Tax > Tax advisory Tier 5

Advocacia Fernanda Hernandez is a highly regarded Brasília-based boutique, which is hugely experienced in high-profile federal cases, often before the Supreme Federal Court. Founding partner and department head Fernanda Guimaraes Hernandez is a respected figure in the market, with over 30 years' expertise. She is backed by a strong team of experienced partners, including Luiz José Guimarães Falcão, Blader Henrique de Lira Soares, who is also active on the tax planning side, Luciana Marques dos Reis Frattini and Rafaella Alencar Ribeiro.

Practice head(s):

Fernanda Guimarães Hernandez

Testimonials

‘Fernanda Hernandez brings responsibility, leadership, and knowledge.’

‘Good commitment to cases and deep analysis in search of new topics for discussion in the higher courts.’

Fernanda Hernandez and Luciana Fratini are recommended.’

Key clients

Jive Investments Consultoria

Anglo Ferrous Brazil

Expressa Distribuidora de Medicamentos

Jus capital

Advocacia Gandra Martins

Líder Táxi Aéreo

Camargo Correa

Grupo Solvi Participações

Base Investimentos e Incorporações

Group Attos

Banco BS2

Rede Cascol Combustíveis para Veículos

Work highlights

  • Representing Expressa Distribuidora de Medicamentos in a high-profile ICMS case before the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil.
  • Defending Farani Participações Serviço in a case concerning the statute of limitations on tax credits.
  • Representing Distribuidora de Autopeças Condor in an ICMS-related tax dispute.

Advocacia Fernanda Hernandez is a Brazilian law firm, established in 1990 in Brasilia. From the very beginning, the firm has been deeply committed to its clients, always seeking the best outcomes through ethical principles and transparency. The firm aims to distinguish itself by providing its clients with sound guidance and personal attention.

The firm: Advocacia Fernanda Hernandez has solid experience of dealing with legal procedures in the various courts in Brazil, especially in Brasilia. Its lawyers are well-positioned to provide legal assistance in both judicial and extrajudicial matters within the Brazilian jurisdiction.

Furthermore, the firm has strong knowledge in acting as amicus curiae on matters submitted to trial in the Supreme Court and superior courts of Brazil in cases of general repercussion and repetitive petitions.

The firm also acts as a legal correspondent in Brasilia for the legal departments of various companies and for many law firms from the several localities in Brazil.

Areas of practice: Advocacia Fernanda Hernandez has its legal practice outlined by the following areas: constitutional, tax, administrative, labor, mining, real estate and civil law. The firm’s clients typically belong to the following sectors: civil construction, public sanitation, financial institutions, steel mills, food, the beverage industries, animal feed, sugar and alcohol fuel, data processing, petroleum, environmental engineering and mining, among others.

Languages: Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Tax, Constitutional, Civil and Administrative Law Fernanda Guimarães Hernandezfhernandez@hernandez.adv.br
Labor and Social Security Luiz José Guimarães Falcãomfalcao@hernandez.adv.Br
Constitutional, Tax and Administrative Law Luciana Marques dos Reis Frattinlfrattini@hernandez.adv.br
Constitutional, Tax and Administrative Law Blader Henrique de Lira Soaresbsoares@hernandez.adv.br
Constitutional, Mining, Tax and Administrative Law Bruna Macedo Morethbmoreth@hernandez.adv.br
Tax and Administrative Law Rafaella Alencar Ribeiroralencar@hernandez.adv.br
Constitutional, Mining, Tax and Administrative Law Isadora Cronemberger Caixetaicaixeta@hernandez.adv.br
Constitutional, Tax and Administrative Law Rebeca Azevedo da Silvarazevedo@hernandez.adv.br
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Luiz José Guimarães Falcão  photo Luiz José Guimarães Falcão Senior Partner specialist in Labor Law.
Fernanda Hernandez  photo Fernanda Hernandez Senior partner specialist in Tax Law, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Social Security…
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