Alessandro Amadeu da Fonseca

Partner  |  Mattos Filho



Estates: Planning

Family Governance and Business

Tax Advisory

Office Location


Professional Biography

Alessandro is a partner at Mattosf Filho in Brazil and advises high net-worth individuals, family controled business and family offices on restructuring matters and efficient tax structures in line with Brazilian law and international treaties. He has 25 years of experience in corporate governance, estate and succession planning as well as tax, corporate and family law advice. Family Disputes Resolution and Complex International Structures are frequently in his day by day activities. Alessandro is a professor in Brazil and spaker in international conferences.

What is your favorite restaurant to take a client or colleague to?

D.O.M. is one of the best places in São Paulo. The amazing food of Alex Atala and the high quality of service turns this restaurant in a perfect place to be, not only with clients!

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

Life is short! Live it intensely and remember that tomorrow is just an uncertain perspective, so it is never too early to starl and never too late to try.

What was your first job?

I´ve started my carrer direct as a trainee in law.

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

The Physician by Noah Gordon

What changes do you expect to see in your practice over the next year?

I believe that more and more the world will be without borders for the planning and elaboration of complex structures. For the next year, the regulation of crypto assets and how to deal with it will be the challenges.

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