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Júlio de Oliveira has acted in many significant tax proceedings relating to direct and indirect taxes as well as taxes levied on the payroll, in addition to rendering consulting services to large domestic and international companies. He is part of several committees and associations made up of companies that seek to improve the Brazilian tax system.

He holds a Master of Laws and a PhD in tax law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP). He is a professor at major universities in São Paulo, such as FGV Law and PUC/SP, and has acted as examining professor on boards granting Master of Laws at PUC/SP. Júlio has also been a judge of the Tax Administrative Court of the State of São Paulo (TIT) and has written several books and articles.

As a result of Júlio’s life work, he has been recognised several times as an outstanding lawyer in the tax area in Brazil by national and international publications such as Chambers and Partners Latin America, Chambers Global, Who’s Who Legal, The Legal 500 Latin America, International Tax Review, Best Lawyers, and Análise 500.

Bachelor of Laws, Universidade Mackenzie (1992)
Master of Laws in Tax Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP) (2000)
Doctor of Laws in Tax Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP) (2005)

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Adviser of the Movimento de Defesa da Advocacia (MDA) association
Brazilian Bar Association - São Paulo Section (OAB/SP)
Member of the Legal and Tax Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in São Paulo
Adviser of the Center for Tax Studies (NEF) of the São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)

Chambers and Partners Global: Tax area Brazil (2015 - 2020)
Chambers and Partners Latin America: Tax area Brazil (2012 - 2020)
International Tax Review: Highly Regarded Tax Controversy Leaders (2011 - 2021)
International Tax Review: Highly Regarded Indirect Tax Leaders (2012 - 2020)
International Tax Review: Tax Leader by the Tax Leaders Expert Guide (2014, 2016 and 2020)
International Tax Review appointed for the Americas Tax Leader of the Year Awards (2017 - 2018) and awarded as Americas Tax Leader of the Year (2019)
Leaders League: Leading Corporate Tax (Litigation) lawyer by the guide Transactions & Deals – International Corporate Finance (2015 - 2016)
Leaders League: Excellent Tax Counsel by the guide Transactions & Deals – International Corporate Finance (2017 - 2018)
Leaders League: Excellent lawyer in Tax Litigation by the guide Brazil's Best Counsel (2019)
Leaders League: Excellent Tax Counsel by the guide Brazil's Best Counsel (2019)
Análise Advocacia 500: lawyer of note in the tax area (2006 - 2020)
Análise Advocacia 500: lawyer of note in the perfume and cosmetics sector (2019)
Análise Advocacia 500: lawyer of note in the automotive, car parts, and consumer goods sectors (2015)
The Legal 500 Latin America: Recommended Lawyer in the tax area (2012 - 2021)
Who’s Who Legal: Brazil: Recommended Lawyer in the tax area (2011 - 2020)
Who’s Who Legal: Recommended Corporate Tax Lawyer (2010 - 2020)
Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders - Brazil (2020)
Best Lawyers: tax law in Brazil (2015 - 2021)
Best Lawyers: tax law - Global Business Edition (2020)
Associação Paulista de Estudos Tributários (APET): Outstanding Tax Lawyer in Brazil (2003 - 2004)