José Antonio Miguel Neto, partner at Miguel Neto Advogados, was recognized by the Best Lawyers […]
José Antonio Miguel Neto is the founder of Miguel Neto Advogados. He has over 37 years of practice in Law. Graduated in Law from Universidade de São Paulo (USP); he also specializes in Tax Law and International Law from Columbia Law School, Case Law Applied to Tax Planning from Coopers & Lybrand, and Arbitration from the Association of Lawyers of São Paulo, among other specialization courses.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of several relevant Brazilian companies, such as Três Corações Alimentos, Embalagens Flexíveis Diadema, Blau Farmacêutica, Eucatex, Localpar, Lojas Belian e Chimica Baruel, among others. In addition to being a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, he is also a member of the Portuguese Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Union Internationale des Avocats, and Interlegal, the latter of which he Chaired for some time.
Miguel Neto is recognized for his unique ability to propose practical and objective legal solutions to various demands from the corporate world. His performance is fully oriented to the business and to concrete and practical measures to solve problems.
Miguel Neto began his solo career in the early 1990s when he advised Brazilian and foreign family groups in creating more robust business frameworks, implementing minimum standards of corporate governance and compliance, corporate adjustments to segregate the personal assets of the partners, professional management, renegotiation of debts with national and international creditors and implementation of tax planning.
In a short time, Miguel Neto became famous for his ability to meet high-complexity legal demands, which were reserved, at that time, to a restricted group of large law firms. In this context, Miguel Neto Advogados has consolidated itself as a versatile firm, recognized for its sophisticated and business-oriented performance, permanently preserving the very personalized service to its clients, a hallmark of its founder.
Currently, Miguel Neto leads the firm’s practice of Corporate Law and continues to be our greatest reference. He actively works in Mergers and Acquisitions, Property and Succession Planning, Corporate Reorganizations, Tax Advisory, Capital Markets and Investment Funds consultancy.