Tauil e Chequer new partners

Tauil & Chequer promotes lawyers to partners and counsel

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown recently announced the promotion of 5 lawyers, 3 of whom have been made partners and 2 counsel. João Luiz Cople – litigation & arbitration (pictured left), Juliana Deguirmendjian – infrastructure (pictured center), and Giampaolo Marzulli – tax (pictured right) were announced as partners. Carolina Cantarelle Ferraro (tax) and Diana Castro (tax) will be counsel. The appointments will take effect on January 1, 2024.

João Cople has over 17 years’ experience in strategic litigation. In addition to his work in complex contractual and regulatory disputes, Cople has a multidisciplinary profile, with involvement in administrative, tax, electoral, insurance, social security and arbitration litigation.

Juliana Deguirmendjian concentrates her practice on government contracts, with a focus on structuring infrastructure projects and advising on regulated sectors. She has assisted clients in all water supply and sewage concession projects structured by the BNDES since the reform of the basic sanitation law. He has worked on pioneering concession and privatization projects, including the Baixio de Irecê irrigated agriculture concession, the privatization of CORSAN, the FIOL concession and the Minas Gerais state road concession program.

In tax consultancy, Giampaolo Riccio Marzulli advises large national and international companies, mainly in relation to mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment and the financial and capital markets. He works in different market sectors: financial and banking services, real estate, consumer goods, industrial goods and services, energy, pharmaceuticals, hotels and leisure, infrastructure, media and entertainment, telecommunications, retail and health.

Counsel Carolina Ferraro is a tax lawyer with over 10 years’ experience in administrative and judicial litigation. She regularly acts in court and advises domestic and foreign clients from different sectors (oil and gas, energy, telecommunications, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals, among others) on tax, social security and customs issues. Carolina has a degree in Law from UERJ, an LL.M in Tax Law from FGV-Rio and a Master’s in Public Finance, Taxation and Development, also from UERJ.

Counsel Diana Castro, also from the tax practice, has been working in consultancy for 14 years, advising national and international companies on tax and customs issues. She advises clients in the oil and gas, fuel, energy, pharmaceutical and information technology sectors, among others. In her academic career, Diana has a postgraduate degree in Tax Law from FGV and a Master’s degree in Public Finance, Taxation and Development from UERJ, as well as being part of the teaching staff of the Digital Economy Taxation course at PUC-Rio.