Henry Lummertz > Souto Correa Advogados > Porto Alegre, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Souto Correa Advogados
AV CARLOS GOMES, 700
13TH ANDAR
PORTO ALEGRE, RS CEP 90480-000
Brazil

Work Department

Tax Law

Position

Partner

Career

Henry Lummertz, one of the founding partners of Souto Correa Advogados, has solid experience in tax law. His practice includes counseling and consultancy services, as well as client representation in administrative and judicial proceedings at the municipal, state, and federal levels. 

He is a member of the firm’s Startup Hub’s diverse expertise, supporting customers in all tax law matters pertaining to startups.

He has extensive expertise in advising companies on matters regarding Excise Tax (IPI), VAT (ICMS), Service Tax (ISSQN), import and export duties, social contributions, and tax benefits. Also significant is Henry’s specialist knowledge of customs control of imports and exports, handling administrative proceedings and lawsuits regarding the tax classification of goods, where his background in Engineering provides him with a unique tool to face technical discussions.

His major clients include leading Brazilian companies and multi-national corporations, most of which are in the technology, energy, infrastructure and petrochemical industries.

Languages

;Portuguese (native), English, and French

Memberships

  • Coordinator of discussions on Tax Reform at the Taxation Committee of AMCHAM/SP
  • Member of the Institute of Tax Studies of Rio Grande do Sul (IET)

Education

  • Master of Laws from the University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), 2006
  • Specialist in Criminal Sciences from UFRGS, 1997
  • Bachelor of Laws from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), 1995

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Tax > Tax advisory

Souto Correa Advogados ‘combines a deep and technical knowledge of tax with a wide practice in the area‘. Clients appreciate the team’s ‘assertive communication, business knowledge and extraordinary reaction time‘, and that the lawyers are ‘always being updated on trends and guidelines of the higher courts‘. In addition to direct and indirect tax disputes, the firm has good experience in tax consulting and customs controls. Split between Porto Alegre and São Paulo, the team has a deep bench, including the highly rated Anderson Trautman Cardoso, who ensures ‘the technical quality of the discussions‘. Litigator Henry Gonçalves Lummertz ‘has unparalleled legal knowledge and is uniquely kind‘. Fernando Ayres and Giácomo Paro are also noted.