Recognized as a Next Generation Partner in Tax Advisory
The Legal 500


Flávia Cavalcanti is a partner in the Tax practice of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown in the Rio de Janeiro office. She has broad experience in complex and sophisticated legal issues covering corporate taxation, focusing on business reorganizations and M&A, with emphasis in cross-border transactions and multinational structures. Her clients include Brazilian and foreign multinationals of different sectors such as O&G, energy, infrastructure, logistic, private equity, retail, cellulose, technology, among others.


  • Recognized as a Next Generation Partner in Tax Advisory. - Legal 500


  • University of São Paulo (USP), PhD, Tax Law
  • New York University, LLM, International Taxation
    Arthur T. Vanderbilt Scholar; Flora S. and Jacob Newman Award for Distinction
  • Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET), Post-Graduation in Tax Law
  • Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT), Post-Graduation in International Tax Law
  • Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ), Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent)


  • Brazil


  • English
  • Portuguese

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Director of the Brazilian Association of Financial Law (ABDF)
  • Member and General Council Deputy (Brazil) of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Co-Chair of the Brazilian section of the Women of IFA Network (WIN)
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)