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Brigagão, Duque Estrada Advogados - BDE

Firm Details

The firm’s team has extensive experience in domestic and international tax matters.

Its practice includes judicial and administrative litigation, consulting on any domestic taxation, advice on cross border transactions, tax planning, and estate planning. Regarding tax advisory, issues submitted for the firm’s analysis are carefully handled with the close involvement of its main partners.

Its goal is to produce world-class, innovative, and pragmatic solutions for its clients in all situations. Regarding tax litigation, the firm’s practice covers representation of clients before administrative and judicial proceduresin all of the Brazilian states.

This also encompasses a solid presence before the highest administrative courts (federal, state, and municipal taxpayers councils) and judicial courts (including the Supreme Court and the Federal Superior Court, in Brasília). A solid and intensive practice enables the firm to fully meet any demands in the field of domestic taxation.


  • Chambers Global 2020 - Band 2 regarding our name partners and Band 3 regarding the firm
  • Leaders League - Excelent (Tax Law and Tax Litigation)
  • Best Lawyers - Roberto Duque Estrada was appointed the lawyer of the year in 2019 (Tax Law - Brazil)
  • International Tax Review - Top tier firm for tax law and tax litigation
  • Who’s Who - name partners classified as "Thought Leaders'


  • ArcelorMittal
  • Banco Alfa
  • Banco BTG Pactual
  • CEMIG - Minas Gerais Energy Company
  • CSN - Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional
  • Eneva S.A.
  • FIFA - Fédération Internationale de Football Association
  • Halliburton
  • Ipiranga
  • Monteiro Aranha
  • Orama
  • Orange Business Services
  • Pirelli
  • Reserva Group
  • Seadrill
  • Shell
  • Soma Group
  • Souza Cruz
  • Tim
  • Uber
  • Vale


Gustavo Brigagão
Name Partner
Roberto Duque Estrada
Name Partner
Ana Cristina Assunção
Eduardo Barboza Muniz
Rodrigo Caserta

Firm Practice Areas

  • Tax Law

Office Locations



Brasília, Brazil

SAS Q5 Bl. K Ed. OK, Sl. 501

Brasília 70070-050


5561 3323 2865

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Av. Rio Branco, 1 / 7º andar


Rio de Janeiro 20040-001


55 21 3554 6000

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São Paulo, Brazil

R. Campos Bicudo 98, 5th floor

São Paulo 04536-010


55 11 3192 9200

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