Mr Alex Jorge > Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper
AV. PRES. JUSCELINO KUBITSCHEK 360
10 ANDAR, VILA NOVA CONCEIÇÃO
SÃO PAULO, SP, 04543-000
Brazil

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner specialized in tax planning, tax consulting and tax litigation.

Career

Alex is a partner in Campos Mello and co-head of the Tax Practice based in New York and Sao Paulo.  He advises clients in tax planning and consulting for direct and indirect taxes, audit defense, M&A, transfer pricing, customs, private wealth and international taxation.

Alex joined Campos Mello in the beginning of 2013 and brings to the firm more than 15 years of experience as in-house counsel for U.S multinationals, including Avon Products and Philip Morris.

Alex has advised clients in several sectors, in particular, consumer goods, direct selling, life science, oil & gas, technology, insurance, capital venture and educational enterprises doing businesses or investing in Brazil.

His experience includes the design and implementation of many tax efficient business structures and general tax advice on taxation of foreign profits, transfer pricing, thin-capitalization, cross-border transactions, investment in regulated vehicles (i.e., FIP, FII), utilization of special customs regimes, financing and licensing arrangements. 

Alex is frequently sought by specialized tax publications to provide comments on controversial issues in Brazil. He is praised by clients as being very responsive and technical.

Languages

English Portuguese and Spanish.

Memberships

Former Chairman of the Tax Committee of the Brazilian Direct Selling Association (ABEVD). Brazilian Association of Attorneys (AASP). American Bar Association (Tax)

Education

Fordham University, School of Law, LL.M. in Banking, Corporations and Finance Law, 2012; New York University, School of Law, Survey on International U.S Taxation, 2004; Harvard University, School of Law, Introduction to U.S Legal System, 2002; Getulio Vargas School of Business (FGV), Sao Paulo, Brazil, Post-graduation in Economic and Corporate Laws, with emphasis in Accounting and Economics, 2001; Catholic University, School of Law (PUC), Sao Paulo, Brazil, LL.M in Taxation, 1998 Juris Doctor, 1996.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax

Campos Mello Advogados‘ standalone tax practice provides a comprehensive service. In consultancy, it advises domestic and international clients on direct and indirect tax, tax planning and transaction-related tax matters. Recent highlights in litigation included Humberto Marini‘s representation of the Brazilian subsidiary of a well-known international company in a case involving disallowance of interest expenses for corporate income tax purposes. Alex Jorge co-heads the department with Marini; the four-partner team also includes Rosana Gonzaga Jayme and Renato Lopes da Rocha.