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Rafael Balanin

Rafael  Balanin

Practice Groups

Tax, Construction, Asset Planning


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5328


Professional experience

Rafael has more than eighteen years of experience in the areas of tax consultancy and tax administrative and legal litigation, assisting clients in the most varied segments. His work also comprises the assistance with cross-border operations, including projects related to the negotiation on tax incentives (greenfield), merger operations and businesses’ acquisitions and restructuring.


Mentioned in Chambers Latin America as a Notable Practitioner in Tax Law.


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Master’s degree in Tax Law from PUC-SP (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo), 2014.
  • Specialized degree in Business Management (CEAG) from EAESP-FGV (Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo), 2011.
  • Specialized degree in Tax Law from PUC-SP, 2006.
  • Graduate of the Law School of USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 2003.

Additional activities:

  • Correspondent at IBFD (International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation) for Brazil.

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