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, Leaders League have recognized our work.

Awards and Recognition

It is with great honor that we inform you that in 2021 MJAB has been shortlisted for the fifth consecutive year as the ‘Tax Policy Firm of the Year’ by the Americas Tax Awards. We are also finalists in the ‘Best Newcomer Firm of the Year’ category.

MJAB is recognized by the prestigious Latin Lawyer National, a comprehensive guide to Latin America’s largest legal markets. The publication also highlights Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves in Tax and Litigation.

The Legal 500 Latin America recognizes our work, since 2017, in its Brazilian editorial and highlights MJ Alves e Burle in Government Relations and Tax.  Partners Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves, Fernanda Burle, Alan Flores Viana and Gabriella Alencar Ribeiro. were also recommended.


Our firm was ranked in Brazil as a Leading Firm, the highest recognition of Leaders League, in the Government Relations’ practice. Partners Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves and Fernanda Burle, and were also highlighted in the ranking.


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.


The international publication Benchmark Litigation recognizes our work in Litigation since 2019 and highlights Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves, Alan Flores Viana and Gabriella Alencar Ribeiro. The survey recognizes Latin America’s leading practitioners who have participated in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history.


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


Our founding partner Fernanda Burle is recognized as a National Leader by the publication Who’s Who Legal in Lobbying & Government Relations. 



World Tax by International Tax Review recognized our work in General corporate tax and Tax controversy 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.


The international publication IFLR1000 recognizes our work in Corporate and M&A. 


The international publication Best Lawyers recognizes our partners Marcos Joaquim Gonçalves Alves and Fernanda Burle in the Global e Brazil guides.


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


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.