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Gustavo Nygaard

Gustavo Nygaard

Practice Groups

Tax, Corporate Law & Foreign Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions


Office: Porto Alegre
Phone: (55 51) 3025-2225


Professional experience

Gustavo provides tax counsel to a diverse corporate clientele concentrated in Southern Brazil, where his experience and recognition as a leader in the field have led him to be named to the tax committees of numerous companies and business entities. Gustavo previously served as Director of the Porto Alegre Municipal Taxpayer Council between 1993 and 1995, and also served as Public Attorney of Porto Alegre city from 1992 to 2003.


Gustavo is recognized and recommended by Chambers Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250 and Análise Advocacia 500, influential legal guides.


  • English


  • Graduate of the Law School of UFRGS (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul), 1990.

Additional activities:

  • Judge of the Court of Ethics and Discipline of the OAB/RS (Brazilian Bar Association - Rio Grande do Sul Section).


  • Novos Rumos da Autonomia Municipal. São Paulo: Max Limonad, 2000.
  • Several articles in relevant journals and newspapers.

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