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
Insurance and Reinsurance

Position

Practice focused on tax litigation, including as lead counsel in administrative and court proceedings, across different court levels, on complex and strategic matters. Daniela is also the head of our law firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance practice, advising both national and foreign clients. Daniela was elected Vice-Chairwoman of the Insurance Committee of the International Bar Association (2019-2020). Daniela was listed by International Tax Review as one of the Tax Controversy Leaders from 2013 to 2020, and Woman in Tax Leaders from 2016 to 2018 and 2020. Recommended by The Legal 500 Latin America for Insurance and Tax since 2013. Daniela is a member of the Special Committee for Taxpayer Protection and Tax Policy of OAB/RJ for 2019-2021.

Career

Partner with Castro Barros Advogados since 2012

Languages

Portuguese,English and Spanish

Memberships

International Insurance Law Association (AIDA) (2013)
International Bar Association, (IBA) (2013)
Brazilian Bar Association
– São Paulo Chapter (2011)
– Rio de Janeiro Chapter (2001)

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)
Bachelor of Laws – Catholic University of do Rio de Janeiro (2001)

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax > Tax advisory

Castro Barros Advogados has a versatile practice that comes highly recommended by clients for its consulting and litigation advice. The team is especially well known for its advice to the telecoms and retail sectors. Cross-border tax planning and transfer pricing also feature prominently in its agenda. Tax litigation head André Gomes de Oliveira is noted for his ‘great experience in the most diverse themes of law‘. Partners such as Daniela Alves Portugal Duque Estrada are also highlighted for their disputes work, while Gabriel Manica Mendes de Sena is active in contentious and non-contentious indirect tax matters. Recently promoted partner Leandro Canarim and senior associates Patrícia Varela and Thiago Motta also receive praise.