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

Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper
SÃO PAULO, SP 04543-011

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


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.


English Portuguese and Spanish.


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


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 > Tax advisory

Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper is a popular choice with international companies who appreciate its ‘very good knowledge not only of the tax aspects of Brazil but also in relation to Latin America and in the relationship with the US‘. The full-service practice handles direct and indirect taxation matters, including tax planning, restructuring and due diligence. The litigation side is equally busy on judicial and administrative disputes at the municipal, state and federal level. The practice is jointly led by the ‘excellentHumberto Marini and Alex Jorge, who advise on contentious and non-contentious matters, respectively. Tax litigator Renato Lopes is noted for his ‘extensive mastery over the matter‘ and ‘great proximity to the client‘.