Henrique Philip Schneider is a tax consulting and tax planning specialist who is relied upon by his domestic and international client-base for expertise in the areas of international investment, M&A and funds.
H Philip Schneider is a founding and one of managing partners of Schneider, Pugliese Advogados, a Brazilian tax law boutique established in Sao Paulo in 2007. Mr Schneider holds an LLB from Paulista University, a specialisation degree in business law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo and a master’s degree (LLM) in tax law from the Queen Mary University of London.
Over the past 20 years, Mr Schneider has been acting in direct tax advisory and in and outbound tax planning. Mr Schneider is the co-head of the consulting and international tax group of Schneider, Pugliese Advogados. Additionally, Mr Schneider has vast experience in strategic administrative tax litigation, mainly related to M&A, corporate restructurings and cross-border transactions (ie, application of double tax conventions, international derivative structures, royalties structures, etc). Due to his extensive experience, Mr Schneider is one of the tax experts recommended by the Swiss General Consulate in Brazil.
H Philip Schneider is currently president of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce (Swisscam) in São Paulo, and a member of the International Fiscal Association and the Brazilian Association of Finance Law.