Who we are

Azzi & Valletta Advogados is a law firm formed by David Valletta, with the purpose of offering a personalized and agile service, focused to solve problems of its clients. Having previously worked in large law firms and financial institutions, the partners are committed to excellence and to solving problems in an integral way.

Formed by professionals with different backgrounds and international experience, the office can handle a wide range of areas, especially in topics related to tax and corporate law, wealth planning for individuals with emphasis on tax and succession planning, tax litigation (administrative and judicial), corporate restructuring, tax compliance and labor litigation.

Our office seeks to differentiate itself by the technical excellence in the execution of its works, always emphasizing the personal attendance of the partners. Our mission is to provide customized, efficient and complete solutions for our clients.

The firm also counts on highly qualified external partners specialized in the most diverse juridical areas, being able to meet any and all demands of its clients.

Practice Areas

Tax law

We provide advice in a wide range of aspects involving individuals and legal entities, whether in the advisory or contentious field.

  • Tax review and support in compliance work;

  • Support in due diligence;

  • Consultancy in direct and indirect taxes;

  • Identification of opportunities and optimization of tax burden;

  • Tax breaks;

  • Acting in tax litigation in the administrative and judicial spheres.

Estate Planning and Succession

We can advise on the planning and succession of families with the most diverse assets, assisting in:

  • Preparation and delivery of Income Tax Return;

  • Delivery of Brazilian Capital Declaration Abroad;

  • Design and implementation of cost reduction strategies in succession;

  • Family and corporate governance;

  • Preparation of will and inventory;

  • Organization and creation of family holding company;

  • Strategies and implementation for patrimonial protection;

  • Change of fiscal domicile and internationalization of assets.

Corporate Law

We can assist in day-to-day business matters such as:

  • Maintenance, dissolution and liquidation of companies in Brazil;

  • Preparation of corporate actions;

  • Elaboration of shareholders' agreement;

  • Implementation of best practices of corporate governance;

  • Processes of corporate restructuring.

  • Maintenance, dissolution and liquidation of companies in Brazil;

  • Preparation of corporate actions.



David Valletta

David is a Swiss lawyer, with more than eleven years experience in customer service. With experience in some of the largest global financial institutions such as UBS and Citibank, David specializes in wealth planning, tax planning, family and corporate governance and overseas investments. He is also responsible for assisting clients in matters related to the change of fiscal domicile and the structuring of offshore investments.

David is a graduate of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He holds a master's degree from the University of Zurich. Post graduate in European Law from the University of Valladolid, Spain and postgraduate in Tax Law from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation.

Languages: Portuguese, English, German, Italian, Spanish and French


Contact: david.valletta@avlaw.com.br

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11 2597-7025  11 2597-7035

Rua Pais Leme, 215, Sala 1.610   Pinheiros   São Paulo   SP   05424-150