Cecília Santoro is a Brazilian lawyer with over twenty years of experience advising multinational companies in sectors such as oil and gas, construction, food and beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, medical products, packaging, technology, commerce, and logistics. Her experience is predominantly in Brazilian Public Law with a focus on tax, customs, bids & public contracts. Cecília has deep and solid knowledge of the Brazilian tax system, recognized as one of the most complex in the world today. Cecília also led projects related to bids, public tenders, and public contracts before the Brazilian government. Complimenting her international and tax background, Cecília also has substantial customs law experience–having advised on large projects involving imports of raw materials, goods, and services. Cecília’s career includes time with prominent Brazilian law firms as well as a role as an in-house legal manager. As an in-house legal manager, Cecília was at the forefront of large complex projects of high strategic relevance requiring creative planning.