Gustavo André Muller Brigagão
Tax law with emphasis on administrative litigation and indirect taxation, dealing with matters related to industry, commerce and services sector, focused in on the oil industry, telecommunication market, e-commerce, electric energy, information technology, clothing industry, professional entities, among others. In addition, he has been deeply involved with the tax structuring of major sporting and entertainment events in Brazil (2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games) and has also acted in the analysis of bills of law, decrees and normative acts related to tax matters.
Gustavo André Muller Brigagão is a founding partner at Brigagão, Duque Estrada – Advogados. He used to be a senior partner at Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra – Advogados from 1995 to 2018.
President of the Brazilian Financial Law Association (ABDF – IFA Brazil). Member of the Executive Committee and of the General Council of the International Fiscal Association (IFA). Director of international affairs of the Center for Law Firms Studies (CESA), having been the president of such association in Rio de Janeiro during the period of 2005 until 2008. Served as the president of the tax law committee of the Brazilian Bar Association, branch of Rio de Janeiro (OAB/RJ), from 2004 to 2006. President of the British Chamber of Rio de Janeiro (BRITCHAM-RJ), director of the Federation of the Foreign Commerce Chambers (FCCE) and a former member of the General Council of the Brazilian Bar Association, branch of Rio de Janeiro (OAB/RJ).
Gustavo Brigagão is an articulist of columnist of the electronic magazines, CONJUR (column “Tax Advisor”), co-author of the book “Tax Advisor” and author of several articles published in books and specialized local and international magazines.
Graduate of University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Gustavo Brigagão is professor for the postgraduate course of Getúlio Vargas Foundation and, from 1993 until 2005, was professor of tax law in the graduate course of Cândido Mendes University. He is also an extremely active lecturer for the main tax law congress, conferences and seminars held in Brazil and abroad.
He was the president of the 71st Congress of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), which is considered to be the most important and relevant international event dealing with tax matters of the World. Such congress took place in Rio de Janeiro, from August 27th until September 1st, 2017, and was attended by almost 2,000 tax professionals from all over the planet.