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Gustavo Nygaard

Gustavo Nygaard

Practice Groups

Tax, Corporate Law and Foreign Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity & Venture Capital


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 in Chambers Latin America and Análise Advocacia 500, influential legal guides.


  • English


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

Additional activities:

  • Professor of Taxation Law in the post graduation program of Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos) at Rio Grande do Sul.


  • Novos Rumos da Autonomia Municipal [New Directions of Municipal Autonomy]. São Paulo: Max Limonad, 2000.
  • Several articles in relevant journals and newspapers.

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