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Souto Correa Advogados
AV PRES. JUSCELINO KUBITSCHEK, 2041
TORRE D, 8 ANDAR, COMPLEXO JK
SAO PAULO, SP, 04543-011
Brazil

Work Department

Tax law; and Wealth and Succession Planning.

Position

Partner

Career

Giácomo is a member of the firm’s Tax and Energy departments, with an emphasis on helping both national and international clients. 

His scope of practice also includes tax support in corporate matters (mergers and acquisitions and reorganizations) and succession planning, besides outstanding performance with technology companies. 

He has written a number of articles and books on tax law. He is also a guest lecturer for graduate-level programs.  

Languages

Portuguese (native), and English

Memberships

  • Member of the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT) 
  • Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Associate and Counselor of the Brazilian Institute of Tax Arbitration and Transactions (IBATT)

Education

  • Master’s degree in Economic and Financial Law from the University of São Paulo (USP), 2016
  • Specialist in Accounting, Controllership and Finance from the Accounting, Actuarial and Financial Research Institute Foundation (FIPECAFI), 2012
  • LLM in Tax Law from Higher Education in Business, Law, and Engineering (INSPER), 2009
  • Bachelor of Laws from the Mackenzie University Law School, 2006

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.