Partner Profile

Sylvio Fernando Paes de Barros Jr

Araujo e Policastro Advogados

Brazil

LL 250

Biography

Areas of practice: litigation and arbitration, tax and international trade.

Education: bachelor of Laws (LLB, 1977) from the University of São Paulo Law School; specialisation in corporate law at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo Law School (1978); introduction to American law and legal system by the American Institute for Legal Education, Ann Arbor, Michigan (1999).

Languages: Portuguese and English.

Member: Lawyers’ Association of São Paulo; CESA’s Committee on Tax Law – Center of Study of Law Firms; Brazilian Bar Association’s Committee on Mediation and Arbitration.

Special features: Recognised for his outstanding work in tax law by The Legal 500 Latin America (2013 to 2015 and 2017 to 2021); by Latin Lawyer 250 (2011 to 2020) and by Best Lawyers (2020 and 2021). Recommended for his work in the tax area (2018 to 2021) by Leaders League; recognised for his professional achievements in tax law by Chambers Latin America (2010 to 2014), by Chambers Global (2014) and by Tax Directors Handbook, guide produced by Legalease.

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