Marco Behrndt


+55 11 3150-7499
Area of practice

Extensive practice in judicial and administrative tax disputes, in addition to the provision of strategic tax consultancy on direct and indirect taxes. Behrndt equally engages activities in social security disputes and consultancy. His practice is regarded as strictly personal, assisting national and international clients. Behrndt engages activities in several areas of knowledge, such as electronic, chemical, automotive and auto parts, pneumatics, mining, energy, paper and cellulose, services and retail companies, among others.


  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
  • Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT)
  • São Paulo Lawyers’ Association (AASP)
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Recent acknowledgments

  • Recognized by Chambers Brazil: Contentious, edition 2021, in the area of Tax: Litigation.
  • Ranked by the publication Chambers Global 2019, 2020 and 2021, in Tax: Litigation.
  • Recognized by The Legal 500, 2021 edition, in Tax.
  • Ranked by the publication Chambers Latin America 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, in Tax: Litigation.
  • Recognized by Latin Lawyer 250, 2019, 2020 and 2021 editions, in Tax.
  • Cited among the most admired lawyers for his work in Tax, Rubber and Plastics, Trade, Electrical and Electronics, Financial, and Consumer Products by Análise Advocacia 2020.
  • Recognized by Latin Lawyer National, 2020 edition, in Tax.
  • Recommended by Who's Who Legal, 2019 and 2020 editions, in Corporate Tax.
  • Recognized by Lacca Approved in Tax, editions 2019 and 2020.


  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica of São Paulo (Bachelor, 1999).
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica of São Paulo (Postgraduate in Tax Law, 2001).
  • University of Vienna, Austria (European Community Law course, 2003).
  • Centro de Extensão Universitária (Postgraduate in Civil Procedural Law, 2004).
  • University of Vienna, Austria (LL.M. in International Tax Law, 2004).

Other qualifications

  • Engaged activities as judge in the State Tax Court of São Paulo (TIT) from 2008 to 2012.
  • Coordinator of Revista de Direito Tributário Internacional – RDTI, published by Quartier Latin.

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