José Otavio is a partner in BMA’s tax law practice area. He has 20 years’ experience practising tax law in large law firms and in one of the "big four". He joined BMA in 2004.
He specialises in the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and transactions on the debt and equity markets. His clients include private equity funds and other corporate and individual investors, and large national and international companies doing business in a broad range of sectors, such as finance, real estate, energy, mining, and public services.
José Otavio is named in the tax law rankings of publications such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 and Latin Lawyer 250.
He is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo section.
Languages: Portuguese, English.