Professional Experience

Horácio Veiga de Almeida Neto joined the Firm in 2011 as a senior lawyer and became a partner in 2019. He integrates the tax & controversy practice group, of which he was part in his previous passage in the office between 2000 and 2003.

Currently he leads the tax litigation practice group in the Rio de Janeiro office. He also deals with Customs Law Consultancy, related to the oil and gas industry, with emphasis on importation/exportation, tax customs regimes, charter agreements, etc.

Academic Background

He graduated from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro with a degree in Law, and from Fundação Getúlio Vargas Rio de Janeiro with a specialization in Maritime Law.

Activities outside the office

Horácio is a member of the Customs Commission from the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro Chapter and a regular speaker in the subject.


Co-author of several books/articles, such as:

– Maritime Law: “Contract of Maritime Carriage of Goods”. FGV: Rio de Janeiro. 1st edition, 2008.

Representative matters and clients

– He advises local and multinational companies of different sectors. Amongst the representative clients, there are companies such as BP, Chevron, Transocean, NOV, Vale and the Groups Bloomin’ Brands (Outback, Abbraccio, etc) and Venbo (Bob’s).

Trench Rossi Watanabe
São Paulo
Rua Arq. Olavo Redig de Campos, 105
31º andar - Edifício EZ Towers
Torre A | O4711-904
São Paulo - SP - Brasil

Rio de Janeiro
Rua Lauro Muller, 116 - Conj. 2802
Ed. Rio Sul Center | 22290-906
Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brasil

Saf/s Quadra 02 - Lote 04 - Sala 203
Ed. Comercial Via Esplanada | 70070-600
Brasília - Distrito Federal - Brasil

Porto alegre
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Cj. 403 e 404 | 90470-340
Porto Alegre - RS - Brasil

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