Mr Luiz Roberto Peroba Barbosa > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

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

Tax and Technology, Media & Telecommunications




Luiz Roberto Peroba Barbosa is a partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados, having joined the firm in 1992 and partner since 2005. He was a foreign associate at Bryan Cave LLP, NY (2001–2002). 

Luiz Roberto Peroba Barbosa advises domestic and international clients from different industries both on tax counseling/planning and on litigation in administrative and court disputes. Luiz Roberto actively participated in the setup of the firm’s office in the Silicon Valley, and has acted as counsel for clients in the technology area on direct and indirect taxation of marketplaces and other activities involving software, apps, streaming, SaaS, online advertising, among others, as well as on the structuring and consulting regarding international shipments and payment mechanisms to enable cross-border online B2B, B2C operations, etc.


Portuguese, Spanish and English.


Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/SP): Chair of the Special Tax Litigation Committee. 
Brazilian Association of Information Technology and Communications Law (ABDTIC): Head of the Tax Committee. 


Bachelor’s Degree – Law from Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas (PUC-Campinas) – 1994. 
Specialization Degree (Certificate) – Law from New York University – 2001.

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.