Firm Profile

Machado Associados


Accomplished tax team with corporate bent

LL 250 Highly Recommended

Established: 1990

Partners: 36

Lawyers: 57

Work areas

This firm is highly recommended for services in the following work areas.

Machado Associados’ tax offering steals the show; clients and rival firms note the firm’s strong capabilities across the whole spectrum of tax advice. These attributes have helped the firm to develop a loyal client base that is the envy of rival firms.

Machado Associados offers a modern approach and has top-class practitioners with sound experience in Big Four consultancy firms.

Firms with class-beating expertise in a particular area can often find efforts to diversify into other areas are overlooked, but Machado Associados’ corporate team is also well regarded. Its close integration with the tax department helps win clients, which came forward in our research praising the firm’s “deep expertise, business orientation, and knowledge of the sector.”


The firm is mainly based in São Paulo, but with offices in Brasília and Rio de Janeiro.

Alliances & networks

Machado Associados was a driving force behind Lataxnet, an association of tax specialist firms across the Americas, and is a member of the WTS Global, which is a network of tax consultant firms.

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