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Erlan Valverde

Erlan Valverde

Practice Groups



Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5351


Professional experience

Partner of the Tax practice group, Erlan has more than 15 years of experience in assisting multinational and Brazilian companies in several tax issues, including tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and corporate law, inbound and outbound investments, design and implementation of financial products and investment funds, international taxation, indirect taxes, estate planning and strategic litigation.Prior to joining TozziniFreire, Erlan had worked for eight years at a Big 4 consulting and audit firm, including an assignment of 32 months at the Brazilian Desk in New York, where he assisted US companies with multiple tax issues involving investments in Brazil.


  • Recognized by The Legal 500 as a Next Generation Lawyer.


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Studied Principles of International Tax Law at the IBDF (International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation), 2011. 
  • Graduate of Faculdade de Direito de São Bernardo do Campo, 2006.

Additional activities:

  • Member of ABBI (Brazilian Association of International Banks).
  • Member of the Work Group of Tributary Efficiency of AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce for Brazil).


  • “Brazil” chapter (co-author). In Corporte Tax 2019. 7th edition. London: Global Legal Insights, 2019.

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