Relentless in the search for the solution, Igor Nascimento de Souza is a professional who combines technical ability and passion for law. He keeps a close relationship with the academic world and encourages daily study and the search for knowledge.
He holds an LLB from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo), and a specialisation degree in tax law from Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Tributário da Universidade de São Paulo (University of Sao Paulo Brazilian Tax Law Institute). Mr Souza has extensive experience in administrative tax litigation, with outstanding performance before the Ministry of Finance’s administrative council of tax appeals in protecting taxpayer’s interests in tax assessments by the Internal Revenue Service of Brazil. He focuses intensively on tax advisory practises, with the implementation of structures for optimisation of the taxpayer’s tax burden, as well as on guidance on the implementation of tax legislation. He worked in one of the most renowned law firms in Canada, in the international taxation area, where he had the opportunity to learn the dynamics of common law. Mr Souza is a visiting lecturer of the specialisation course in tax law at Faculdade de Direito da Fundação Getulio Vargas (Getulio Vargas Foundation School of Law), and a lecturer in several courses and seminars related to taxation. He is also the author of several articles and publications in that area. He is fluent in English.
WWL says: Igor Nascimento de Souza is a respected practitioner who is “a real hit with clients” thanks to his ability to provide “creative and innovative solutions-oriented advice”.
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