Raquel Novais

Raquel Novais

Partner

+ 55 11 3150-7032

Large experience in both domestic and international taxation, as well as tax controversy. Raquel’s practice is divided between structuring tax consultancy and high complexity technical tax conflicts settlement. Her practice also includes the taxation of regulated industries, such as natural resources and energy.

Associations

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
Member of the American Bar Association (ABA)
Member of the São Paulo Lawyers’ Association (AASP)
Member of the Tax Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA)
Member of the Brazilian International Fiscal Association Board (IFA)

Recent acknowledgments

Ranked by Chambers Latin America 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, in Tax and Tax (Lititigation)
Ranked by Chambers Global, 2016 edition, in Tax
Classified as leading lawyer by Legal 500, 2017 edition, in Tax.
Classified among the most admired attorneys by Análise Advocacia, 2017 edition, in the Tax practice,Pharmaceutical and Machines and Equipment.
Recognized as Though Leader of Latin America by Who’s Who Legal, 2017 and 2018 edition, in Tax.
Recommended by Latin Lawyer 250, 2017 edition.
Recommended by the International Tax Review as Women in Tax Leader, issue 2017.
Recommended by Lacca Approved in Tributário, edition 2018.
Highlighted as one of the best professionals of her practice by Women in Business Law, edition 2016.

Education

Faculdade de Direito de Franca, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 1987).
Pontifícia Universidade Católica of São Paulo, Brazil (Master’s degree in Tax Law, 1992).

Other qualifications

Council member of the Brazilian Association of Financial Law (“ABDF”) – International Fiscal Association Representative in Brazil Co-president of the Audit Committee of the Brazilian Institute for the Energy Law (IBDE) Council member of W.I.L.L. (Women in Leadership in Latin America)
Member of the Deliberative Council of the São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP) Board member of the Brazilian Sculpture Museum (MUBE)

Recent publications

The recently issued Provisional Measure No. 806/2017 (MP 806) establishes new rules regarding...[+]
Supreme Court modifies its understanding regarding the tax substitution regime The Full Court...[+]
Supreme Court modifies its understanding regarding the tax substitution regime The Full Court...[+]
Law 13,169/2015: increasing of CSLL rate It was published in the Oficial Gazette, on Thursday,...[+]
Law 13,169/2015: increasing of CSLL rate It was published in the Oficial Gazette, on Thursday,...[+]