Mauro Berenholc is a partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados and co-leads the firm’s international trade and customs law practice. He has extensive experience in advising and conducting complex tax and customs cases at the administrative and judicial courts in Brazil. Mauro has also represented the interests of clients before the WTO Dispute Settlement System and acted as a tax expert witness before the US Department of Commerce.
Mauro received an LLB from the University of São Paulo Law School and an LLM in international, European and commercial law from the University of Kent, UK. Mauro participated (participation is by invitation only) in the 2019 Georgetown Leadership Seminar of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Washington, DC, US. Mauro was chairman of the International Trade and Customs Law Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) (2012–2013) and is still active in IBA activities. He is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.