Ricardo Fernandes

Ricardo Fernandes


+ 55 11 3150-7047
Area of practice

Fernandes is a specialist in Tax Law and has solid knowledge on the management of administrative and judicial litigations and on the conduction of strategical, individual and class actions. His practice encompasses coordinating the team and defining strategies to manage the tax liability of major companies. He further engages in administrative and judicial litigations, having a sound expertise in transactions between national and international companies. Fernandes has previous experience in managing works for reviewing tax procedures in order to identify possible tax liabilities and indicate risks and contingencies. He has taken part in cases involving mergers and acquisitions of major companies, legal and tax audits, and major bidding processes promoted by the government. He has previous experience in the sectors of food, civil construction, telephony, infrastructure, financial, civil and executive aviation, insurance, pharmaceutical, automobile, paper and cellulose, energy and services.


Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
São Paulo Attorneys Association (AASP)
Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Tributário (IBDT)


Escola Paulista de Magistratura (EPM) – Post-Graduate course in Civil Procedure, 2012.
Universidade de São Paulo (USP) – Master’s degree in Tax Law, 2009.
IBET/IBDT/USP – Post-Graduate course in Tax Law, 2001.
Universidade de São Paulo (USP) – Bachelor of Laws, 2000.
Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp) – Bachelor of Technology in Civil Construction, 1998.

Other qualifications

Professor of Corporate Law and Tax Planning at Instituto Mauá de Engenharia (IME).
Visiting Professor in the Tax Law Specialization Course of Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).
Visiting Professor in the Tax Law Specialization Course of Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Tributário (IBDT).