Ms Daniela Alves Portugal Duque Estrada > Castro Barros Advogados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Castro Barros Advogados
AV. RIO BRANCO 110 -14TH FLOOR
RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, CEP 20040-001
Brazil

Work Department

Tax litigation / Insurance and Reinsurance.

Position

Ms. Estrada co-heads the tax litigation department, in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and is specialized in tax litigation, handling administrative and judicial cases involving Federal, State and municipality tax controversies, assisting clients against tax assessments, choosing the proper strategy for tax litigation and representation on trials before the superior courts. Daniela is also head of the Insurance Department of the Firm, providing assistance to Brazilian and foreign companies in contentious and non-contentious matters. She has been appointed Vice-Chair of the International Bar Association (IBA) Insurance Committee for 2017-2018.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, she was elected as one of the best Tax Controversy Leaders by International Tax Review (ITR), an Euromoney Publication and in 2016 and 2017, she was listed in the Women in Tax Leaders (ITR), a guide that nominates female advisers that are making an impact in their specialized jurisdictions.

Career

Partner with Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados since 2012.

Languages

Portuguese,English and Spanish.

Memberships

Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro Section, 2001; International Association of Insurance Law (AIDA);International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

Executive MBA in Insurance and Reinsurance Law – National Insurance School – Funenseg, São Paulo Regional Unit (2011); Ongoing Education Course – Corporate, Succession and Tax Strategies – Fundação Getulio Vargas, São Paulo (2008); Law Degree – Pontifícia Universidade Católica (2001).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax

With an ability to ‘understand the client’s needs‘, Castro Barros Advogados receives plaudits for its ‘agility, assertiveness and objectivity‘. Distinguishing itself through its specialism in the retail and telecoms sectors, as well as transfer pricing, the experienced team includes André Gomes de Oliveira, Daniela Alves Portugal Duque Estrada and Gabriel Manica Mendes de Sena.