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  • 23 May 2022

Lefosse expands Tax practice with the admission of a new partner

Vinicius Jucá has extensive experience in tax litigation, focus on indirect taxes

Lefosse announces, on Monday (23), the expansion of the Tax practice with the admission of Vinicius Jucá as a new partner. The lawyer has over 20 years of experience in administrative and court tax litigation, focus on indirect taxes, such as State Goods and Services Tax – ICMS, Tax on Manufactured Products – IPI, Social Integration Program/Contribution to Social Security Financing – PIS/COFINS, and Tax on Services – ISS, and in serving clients in the food and beverage, mining, cosmetics, automotive, infrastructure, and energy industries.

With the admission of Jucá, LefosseTax department now has 11 partners and more than 75 dedicated professionals with high technical capacity, combined with the commercial approach in advisory and litigation tax matters.

“Vinicius Jucá is a professional with recognized national and international performance. His admission strengthens our expansion and service provision strategy in the tax field, a field that stands out due to the growing demand in strategic cases,” says Rodrigo Junqueira, Lefosse managing partner.

Vinicius Jucá graduated in Law School from PUC-SP (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo), specialized in Economic and Business Law from FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas), and holds a LL.M. degree in Tax Law from Georgetown University. He is registered to practice law in Brazil (Brazilian Bar Association of the State of São Paulo – OAB/SP) and in the State of New York (NY Bar), in addition to being a member of Chapter Brazil of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

“The practice of tax litigation involves the entire business cycle and requires a technically strong service, but with a practical vision, with the development of strategies that best represent the client’s position in complex cases. For this reason, I start working at Lefosse very motivated to combine my expertise with that of the firm, recognized for its leadership in the main fields, multidisciplinary performance, and in full expansion strategy”, comments Vinicius Jucá.

The new partner is also a professor at FGV-SP graduate courses and is recognized by prominent international boards, such as Chambers Brazil 2022, Latin Lawyer, and The Legal 500.

About Lefosse

Lefosse is a full-service law firm that offers expert consultancy in all areas of Law with solid experience in sophisticated legal services in domestic and international scenarios. It has 56 partners with extensive experience in strategic markets, being recognized in the main global legal rankings and awards, such as Chambers Brazil 2022, The Legal 500, and Escritório Elite 2021, by Latin Lawyer. Lefosse invests in inclusion, diversity and a multidisciplinary work approach in the areas of Law.

Practices: Corporate and M&A, Capital Markets, Tax Law, Banking and Financial, Private Equity, Compliance, Real Estate, Wealth Planning, Restructuring and Insolvency, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, Labor Law, Competition and Antitrust, Tech, IP and Data Protection, Anti-corruption and Regulatory Investigation, Environmental, Public Law and Regulation, Corporate Criminal, Energy and Infrastructure, Investment Funds, Oil and Gas and Life Sciences & Healthcare.



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