Professional Notice

Machado Associados


Our firm was founded in 1990, with the objective of offering legal services of the highest quality, with efficiency, security and agility. We have a unique business vision, since the beginning, due to the deep experience of our partners acquired in international auditing companies.

Today, we are one of the main firms in Brazil and highly respected in the demanding international scenario. We operate in the main areas of business law, with national and international clients of all sizes and sectors of the economy.

We have established ourselves in the market as one of the leaders in the tax area, being thus recognised by clients, peers, partners, and by the most respected publications. The excellence in the tax sector has extended to our other areas of activity, which have achieved the same recognition and reputation.

We have more than 100 professionals, including 33 highly qualified partners who work in an integrated manner in our three offices.

Main practice areas

  • Civil litigation
  • compliance and governance
  • contracts and negotiations
  • corporate
  • foreign investments
  • labour and labour taxes
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • real estate
  • structuring of business abroad
  • succession planning
  • Tax:
  • direct taxes / transfer pricing
  • indirect taxes / customs taxes
  • tax litigation
  • international taxation
  • individual taxation

Industry sectors

Agribusiness, automotive, cosmetics, education, energy, entertainment, fashion, financial market, food and beverage, infrastructure, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, services, technology and innovation.

Global activities

Machado Associados is a member firm in Brazil of the respected international network WTS Global. Focused on the tax area and recognised as one of the worldwide leaders in the sector, WTS Global is headquartered in Germany (where it has 15 offices) and is present in over 100 countries.

Machado Associados has founded and is part of the Executive Board of “Latin American Tax and Legal Network – Lataxnet". The network relies on 17 renowned firms that cover Latin America. Lataxnet offers the firm, as an important differential, the possibility of executing projects simultaneously, quickly and efficiently, throughout the region.

São Paulo     Rio de Janeiro    Brasília

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