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Rafaela Calçada da Cruz
- Associate Attorney

Expertise

  • Representing clients in strategic administrative and judicial litigation for individuals and corporations
  • Performing consultancy focused on VAT (ICMS), Excise Tax (IPI), Taxes on Gross Revenues (PIS/COFINS), and Tax on Services (ISS)
  • Providing legal assistance on Customs Law, particularly on special regime applications
  • Preparing applications to obtain benefits, special tax arrangements, and rulings (consulta fiscal)
  • Conducting legal due diligence

Professional Experience

  • Associate attorney at Farroco Abreu Guanieri Zotelli Advogados, since 2019
  • Associate attorney at Miguel Neto Advogados, 2014 to 2019
  • Intern and Associate attorney at Teixeira Fortes Advogados, 2008 to 2014
  • Intern at Maluly Jr. Advogados, 2006 to 2007
  • Intern at the São Paulo’s Court of Appeal (Tribunal de Justiça de São Paulo), 2005 to 2006
  • Intern at Leite Tosto e Barros Advogados, 2004 to 2005

Education and Teaching Experience

  • Extension course in VAT (ICMS), Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários (IBET), São Paulo, 2015
  • Extension course in International Taxation, Escola de Direito de São Paulo da Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/SP), São Paulo, 2014
  • Post-Graduation in Taxation, Escola de Direito de São Paulo da Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/SP), São Paulo, 2012
  • Bachelor of Laws, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, São Paulo, 2008
  • Extension course in Taxation, Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Tributário (IBDT), São Paulo, 2007

Admissions/Memberships

  • Order of Brazilian Attorneys (OAB) – São Paulo
  • Lawyers Association of São Paulo (AASP)