The Firm

Our firm was created in January 2017 with the objective of shedding new light over the law in Brazil by contributing to the drafting of proposals to implement public policies and promote the betterment of the regulatory environment in Brazil.

MJ Alves e Burle Advogados e Consultores is the first law firm specialized in Advocacy in Brazil. We play an active role representing the interests of economic sectors, companies and organizations by offering specialized legal counselling upheld by strategic partnerships that contribute with political, economic and social analyses, which are always guided by transparency and ethics when dealing with market players and public officials.

We strive to provide the best solutions to our client’s judicial and regulatory demands, working with diligence and technical accuracy.  We wish to contribute not only to the drafting of public policies but also to the development of the Advocacy practice in Brazil.   

Our work is guided by the Code of Ethics of the Brazilian Bar Association and the firm’s Code of Conduct.

The most prestigious international legal publications such as The Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, International Tax Review and Leaders League have recognized our work.


Awards and Recognition


Once again our partner Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves has been recognized, in the tax practice, by the prestigious guide Chambers Latin America.


Our firm was ranked in Brazil as a Leading Firm in 2019 and 2020, the highest recognition of Leaders League, in the Government Relations’ practice. Partners Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves, Fernanda Burle, and Leandro Modesto Coimbra, Bárbara Teles e Bruna da Cunha Costa Cardoso were also highlighted in the ranking.


The Legal 500 Latin America recognizes our work, since 2017, in its editorial and ranks MJ Alves e Burle as a specialised firm in Public Law.  We thank all our clients for their ongoing support and trust in our work. Partners Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves and Fernanda Burle were also highlighted in the ranking.


Our partners, Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves and Alan Flores Viana were recognized in the international publication Benchmark Litigation. The survey recognizes Latin America’s leading practitioners who have participated in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history.


The international publication Leaders League recognized our firm for its work in Civil and Commercial Litigation in Brazil. Partners Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves and Alan Flores Viana were also highlighted in the ranking.


World Tax by International Tax Review recognized our work in General corporate tax, as one of the best in Brazil. Partners Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves and Alan Flores Viana were also highlighted in the ranking.



The Tax Controversy Leaders guide, published by the International Tax Review, recognized our partner Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves as a highly regarded attorney in the area since 2017.


MJ Alves e Burle represented Brazil on Getting The Deal Through – Government Relations’ chapter, the first study of this kind in this area. The publication works with many of the best lawyers and law firms in the world.



Chambers Global 2014 recognized our partner Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves as leading lawyer in Tax. The prestigious publication covers the best business lawyers worldwide.


The international publication Best Lawyers recognizes our partners Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves and Fernanda Burle as one of the best lawyers in Brazil.