Demarest announces the hiring of Maurício Barros as tax partner

The arrival of Barros is yet another step in strengthening the areas that make up the firm’s core business, which is in keeping with the three-year strategic plan that came into force this year

Demarest announces another strong reinforcement to its Tax team. Maurício Barros arrives at the firm bringing with him more than 20 years of experience advising large players in different market segments. The new partner’s versatility extends to a wide variety of academic activities and a term as a judge at the São Paulo State Tax Court (TIT) from 2014 to 2019.

Maurício Barros holds a doctorate in Economic, Financial and Tax Law from USP, a master’s degree and specialization in Tax Law from PUC-SP and IBET, respectively. Throughout his career, Maurício has advised both domestic and international clients on matters involving taxes, restructuring of operations, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments, among others.

“With the addition of a partner of this caliber, we are taking an important step towards expanding the excellence of our services in the Tax area”, says Paulo Coelho da Rocha, managing partner of the firm. According to Rocha, during the term of the firm’s strategic plan (until 2023), the market can expect similar new movements. “We are keeping an eye on the market so that we can offer our clients the very best there is and, with that, maintain our continuous sustainable growth”, he says.

Maurício Barros celebrates his arrival. “I am very happy to be part of one of the best Tax Law teams in Brazil, composed of extremely renowned and qualified professionals. They are specialists who complement each other in all tax matters, offering excellent services to all their clients”, he says.