Mr Giancarlo Chamma Matarazzo > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP 01455-906
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Work Department

Tax, Capital Markets and M&A. 




Giancarlo Chamma Matarazzo has been a partner in the Tax Group of Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ São Paulo office since 2009 and he advises domestic and international clients from different industries. Giancarlo concentrates his practice in domestic and international tax law, with significant experience and expertise in tax, estate and succession planning; international treaties; administrative and judicial proceedings, non-resident taxation; individual and corporate income taxation; federal taxes; taxation of M&A transactions; taxation of financial and capital market transactions; and accounting. 

In 2005 he worked as Assistant Professor of the University of Leiden in the LL.M focused on International Taxation. Also in 2005 Giancarlo acted as foreign associate at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (Rotterdam).

Giancarlo has been consistently named a leading lawyer by national and international publications.


Portuguese and English.


LL.B. from the University of São Paulo (USP) – 1998.
Specialization Degree (Certificate) in Tax Law from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) – 2000. 
MBA in Business Administration and Finance from the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC) – 2004.
LL.M. in Tax Law from the Leiden University – 2005.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax

Pinheiro Neto Advogados‘ first-rate team is led by highly regarded tax litigator Sérgio Farina Filho, who has been a partner at the firm since 1993. The expertise within the overall group is equally deep, with a strong mix of experience and youth, covering the full range of direct and indirect tax issues. The team’s expertise also extends to the related areas of social security and customs. Among the partners, Luciana Rosanova GalhardoLuiz Roberto Peroba Barbosa and Giancarlo Chamma Matarazzo are names of note, often equally comfortable on disputes as they are consulting. Cristiane Matsumoto adds weight on the social security side. Key litigators include Marcelo Marques RoncagliaTércio Chiavassa and Rio-based partner Carlos Henrique Tranjan Bechara. The recently promoted Ana Carolina Fernandes Carpinetti is also singled out for praise.