Mr Filipe Richter > Veirano Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Veirano Advogados
SP 04538-133

Work Department

Tax & Customs, Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions and German Desk




Filipe Richter represents clients in several types of tax litigation, preparing customized defenses, claims and appeals against administrative tax deficiency notices and judicial tax foreclosures. He also regularly handles administrative requests and judicial lawsuits on behalf of clients, including the presentation of oral arguments in several Brazilian Judicial and Administrative Courts.

Mr. Richter provides tax advice and tax planning to Brazilian and foreign clients on corporate and international tax matters. He also counsels national and international clients on the tax implications of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Brazil and conducts legal due diligence on related tax matters. Mr. Richter works with clients across a variety of industries including automobile, metallurgy, engineering, communication, logistic, education, marketing, tourism, IT, financial, oil & gas and energy.

Clients value Mr. Richter’s ability to effectively handle VAT and excise tax issues for import transactions and sales of merchandise in Brazil, municipal taxes for services rendered in Brazil and abroad, corporate and individual income taxes. He also advises on social security contributions imposed on individuals and corporations, in addition to taxation of telecommunication services and energy.

Mr. Richter advises companies on import and export transaction taxes and related customs duties, including import and export transactions within Mercosul. He also handles the application of provisions of the Tax Treaties that Brazil is party to and Brazilian transfer pricing rules. Mr. Richter is called upon to review and provide input on judicial and administration tax petitions drafted by colleagues.


English, German and Portuguese


American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), São Paulo
British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (BRITCHAM)
German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK)
World Services Group (WSG)
Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) – São Paulo


LL.M, International Tax Law, Wirtschaftsuniversität, Vienna, Austria, 2013
Specialization, Tax Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FVG), São Paulo, 2008
Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Tax Accounting, Associação Paulista de Estudos Tributários (APET), São Paulo, 2005
LL.B, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, São Paulo, 2004

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax

(Next Generation Partners)

Filipe RichterVeirano Advogados

Veirano Advogados elicits a huge amount of support from clients, who are quick to praise the firm for its advisory and litigation capabilities. Marcelo Reinecken leads the team from the Brasília office, from where the firm handles a broad range of federal tax disputes. The team also handles direct and indirect tax claims at the state and municipal levels. Corporate finance tax support is also high on the agenda, particularly in M&A, capital markets and private equity deals. Key members include Abel Amaro for indirect tax and customs advice, Ian MunizMarco Monteiro for direct tax issues, and well-regarded litigator Filipe RichterAndre Carvalho in Rio is also noted for his advice to companies in the oil and gas sector. Since publication the firm has further strengthened the practice hiring former Pinheiro Neto Advogados senior associate, Leonardo Battilana, as a partner in January 2021.