João Gustavo Rocha Lima

Tax, Tax Transactions & Planning


João Gustavo Rocha Lima is an associate in the Tax practice of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown in the Rio de Janeiro office.


  • Represented national and international companies in tax litigation regarding lawsuits and administrative proceedings involving federal, state and municipal taxation.
  • Representing oil companies in several tax matters at administrative and judicial levels.
  • Advised international oil companies in tax consulting, contract matters, compliance, and controversies related to their Brazilian operations and transactions.
  • Representing agribusiness company in tax assessments involving social security contributions.
  • Represented international oil & gas industry companies in multiple tax litigation.
  • Representing and advised global satellite operator in tax controversies.

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  • Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ, Attending post graduation specialization course – Tax
  • Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent) cum laude


  • Brazil


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