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Valter Lobato is a senior partner at Sacha Calmon – Misabel Derzi Consultores e Advogados and is responsible for the administrative and financial management of the firm. He has a strong track record for his representation of clients in administrative and judicial courts as well as a solid tax consulting practice. Valter has considerable expertise in the steel and mining sectors.

Valter Lobato studied at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), where he gained a degree in law, receiving the Barão do Rio Branco Prize for being the best graduating student in 1993, a master’s degree in law 10 years later and a doctorate in law in 2014. He teaches at Milton Campos Law School in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, being also the coordinator of the school’s taxation LLM.

He is currently the president of the Brazilian Association of Tax Law (ABRADT) and chairman of the board of tax affairs of the Minas Gerais Trade Federation (FECOMERCIO). He is also a counselor of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) in Minas Gerais and represents OAB at the standing committee of review and simplification of the Minas Gerais tax regime. Valter Lobato has published numerous articles in books and national journals. He has acted as a dissertation adviser at renowned educational institutions and is frequently invited to give lectures in conferences and seminars of international prominence.

He has been highly regarded and ranked by Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global since 2013; by the Brazilian legal directory Análise Advocacia since 2013; and by LACCA since 2014.


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