Firm Profile > Dias De Souza Advogados Associados > Sao Paulo, Brazil

Dias De Souza Advogados Associados
01431-001 SAO PAULO, SP

Tax Tier 3

Well-known boutique firm Dias De Souza Advogados Associados excels in tax litigation, and also offers tax consultancy. Based in São Paulo, the firm maintains relationships with offices elsewhere in the country and abroad to provide a comprehensive tax service. Founding partner Hamilton Dias de Souza's expertise spans tax, administrative law and public law. Other key contacts include Alessandra de Souza Okuma and Mário Luiz Oliveira da Costa.

With 50 years of history, Dias de Souza is one of the most renowned law offices in the country, notably within its area of expertise: tax law.

The firm is composed of qualified and experienced professionals, who rely on highly developed technological structures and perform high-level services in both litigation and consulting.

Areas of practice

Public law, especially in the tax area, both in consulting and litigation.

Within litigation, the firm is known for its unique work with the judicial and administrative courts in cases of national prominence, including leading cases of interest from different economic sectors and in cases pleading indemnification against the public authorities for damages caused due to economic plans, price policies and restrictions on commercial activities. Many of the proceedings sponsored by the firm are unique not only due to the unprecedented legal theories presented, but also because of the importance of the economic effects involved and the high level of success achieved.

Within consulting, the firm is known for its analysis of matters related to tax law, providing guidance and legal opinions, in addition to opinions on preventive practices, the definition of strategies regarding proceedings in progress, and corporate reorganizations or successions. This also applies on an international level, with diligent and detailed risk evaluations, making the firm achieve results attributable to its solid and innovative nature. Furthermore, the firm provides consulting on the improvement of legislation that governs various matters within the area of tax.

Dias de Souza has its main office in the city of S?o Paulo and maintains a partnership with Advocacia Dias de Souza in Bras?lia (in addition to correspondents throughout the national territory). The firm also has the technical and physical resources to provide agile communication with the main judging bodies and higher courts. Equally, it maintains strategic partnerships with various law offices, even abroad.

The goal of the firm is to achieve excellence in providing its services, characterized by customized services and the search for unique solutions based on the particularities of each situation, establishing a true partnership with its clients. The results obtained from this intense dedication and commitment to the issues entrusted to the firm, as well as the high quality and ethical standards always observed, justify its national and international reputation and recognition.

Some of the many awards and recognitions received by the firm and its main partners come from: Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, International Tax Review, Practical Law Company – PLC Which Lawyer Yearbook, Euromoney, Martindale, Who’s Who Legal, World’s Leading Tax Advisers, Best Lawyers/Brazil, An?lise Advocacia and MasterCana.

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior partner Hamilton Dias de Souza E:
Managing Partners Anna Paola Zonari E:
Managing Partners Mário Luiz Oliveira da Costa E:
Managing Partners Hugo Funaro E:
Managing Partners Douglas Guidini Odorizzi E:
Photo Name Position Profile
Dr Hamilton Dias de Souza  photo Dr Hamilton Dias de Souza
Dr Hugo Funaro  photo Dr Hugo Funaro
Dr Douglas Guidini Odorizzi  photo Dr Douglas Guidini Odorizzi
Dr Mário Luiz Oliveira da Costa  photo Dr Mário Luiz Oliveira da Costa
Other fee-earners : 5
Total staff : 55
Contacts : 9