Head of the Tax practice group at TozziniFreire’s Rio de Janeiro office, Leonardo focuses his practice on tax consulting and litigation. He has wide experience in direct and indirect taxes, taxation on M&A transactions, international taxation and judicial and administrative litigation, assisting companies from many different industries. Leonardo also specializes in taxation regarding the oil and gas industry, advising companies on different tax matters within the sector, such as structuring of international transactions and special customs regimes (Repetro, drawback, etc.), among others. He has built his career at TozziniFreire and other renowned law firms, having also worked for one of the greatest global audit and consulting companies.
Leonardo is recommended by The Legal 500 and Latin Lawyer 250, important international legal guides.