Hugo Leal is a partner in the area of Tax at Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados.

He represents foreign and domestic clients, advising in disputes involving federal, state and municipal taxes, in the administrative and judicial scope. He also provides tax advisory involving estate planning, domestic and cross-border transactions.
He holds a degree in Law (LLB) from Law School of University of Bahia (UFBA), he holds a Masters’ degree in Tax Law by Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC) and a Masters’ degree in International Tax Law by New York University School of Law (NYU).
Mr. Leal is the author of the book “Responsabilidade Tributária na Aquisição do Estabelecimento Empresarial” (Tax Liability in Acquiring the Corporate Establishment) (Quartier Latin, 2007), in which he discusses the intricacies of the buyer’s liabilities deriving from the acquisition of business enterprises or establishments.

  • Inglês
Áreas de Atuação
  • Tributário
  • Direito - Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA)
  • Mestre em Direito Tributário - Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP)
  • Mestre em Direito Tributário Internacional - New York University School of Law
  • Especialista em Direito Tributário - Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários (IBET)