Botelho Advogados

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Established in 1990, law firm Botelho Advogados has offices in Belo Horizonte, São Paulo and Brasília. The law firm focuses its practice on the main fields of Corporate Law, notably Tax Law – including both litigation and consultancy practices –, as well as M&A, Business Law, Contract Law and related fields. In addition to the aforementioned offices, Botelho Advogados has an extensive network of corresponding law firms both in Brazil and abroad.

Corporate Tax Law

With offices in Belo Horizonte, Brasília and São Paulo, Botelho Advogados is a tax boutique noted for its first-rate handling of administrative and judicial tax litigation on behalf of heavyweights from the automotive, steel, mining and retail sectors.

The firm is admired for its consistent track record in big-ticket disputes and skilled counsel on direct and indirect tax, social security and customs matters. It is also known to be one step ahead by tracking relevant legislative amendments and the evolution of court precedents.

The tax department consists of 4 partners and 15 associates all exclusively dedicated to tax law. The practice is captained by esteemed founding partner Werther Botelho Spagnol who is deeply respected for his illustrious academic background and sectorial expertise. The team is acknowledged not only for its experience, qualification and responsiveness but also for its ability to provide tailor-made services, as it remains updated and aware of clients’ needs and particularities.

Tax Law - Jurists’ Opinions 

Founding partner Werther Botelho Spagnol, JD and Master’s Degree in Tax Law, professor of the graduate and undergraduate courses at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, drafts himself all opinions on leading tax and social security issues. Spagnol has a strong academic background, having written several books and papers, and given lectures and conferences at both national and international congresses.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Due to its experience, the firm also assists sellers, buyers, target companies and minority sharehol-ders in M&A transactions, regarding tax and corporate matters.


  • Belo Horizonte
  • São Paulo
  • Brasília


Corporate Tax Law
Tax Law - Jurists’ Opinions
Construction agreements
Estate Planning
Real Estate Contract Law
Corporate and Contractual Assistance


Daniela Procópio Spagnol Partner
Marco Túlio Fernandes Ibraim Partner
Offices Belo Horizonte - São Paulo - Brasília

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