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Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

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What the team is known for

Exceptional practice group holding a leading position in the market through its continued representation of some of the biggest actors in the oil and gas sector. Routinely instructed to advise on both the transactional and regulatory aspects of sector-specific M&A of key companies and assets, as well as on financings. Highly sought after for its knowledge of project development and participation in the National Petroleum Agency's bidding rounds.

Notable practitioners

Danielle Ludwig is praised by a client who states that "she has in-depth knowledge of this industry." The client also highlights "her availability and client care." Praising her client-centric approach, another observer states: "Working with Danielle, we always felt cared for and knew that she was looking for the best solution for us."

According to a client, Felipe Rodrigues Caldas Feres stands out as "a very pragmatic and attentive lawyer." Another client is quick to praise him, saying: "He has good technical knowledge, and is efficient and available," noting: "He spares no effort to help the clients."

Market-leading practitioner Giovani Loss is held in the highest regard by clients and peers for his ability to handle sophisticated oil and gas matters. One interviewee enthuses: "He has a sharp mind for reasoning and deep technical capacity. He is someone who, in the face of complex situations, manages to connect the dots in a discerning manner by applying his technical expertise in a practical way." Another source describes him as "a big name in the industry with the skills and connections to match." He is particularly knowledgeable of transactions involving the USA, having worked several years in both Fulbright & Jaworski and Thompson & Knight.

Up-and-coming partner Nilton Gomes de Mattos Neto continues to impress commentators with "his excellent knowledge of the industry." One source remarks: "He is responsive, commercial and excellent at coordinating a multidisciplinary team."

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Overview

Advice to clients involved in oil exploration, production, distribution, transportation of natural gas and related services, as well as private equity firms and commercial banks, on transactions, regulatory and technical matters typical to the industry.

Services include: incorporation of new businesses in Brazil and registration with Brazilian authorities; legal assistance with respect to all segments of the petroleum sector, including exploration, development, exploitation, refining, distribution, marketing, and import and export of crude oil, natural gas, LNG, and its derivative products; preparation and negotiation of a wide range of agreements, including joint operating agreements (JOA), unitization agreements, farm-out agreements, off-take agreements, onshore and offshore drilling agreements, fuel and petroleum by-products distribution agreements, construction, equipment supply, natural gas supply and transportation agreements; legal advice in connection with acquisition of equity interest in oil & gas companies, including preparation of due diligence reports and drafting of share purchase and shareholders agreements; legal advice and assistance regarding all phases of bid procedures for granting of concessions and production sharing agreements for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in Brazil.

Clients

BG

BP

CNPC

Engie

GALP

Maersk

Petrobras

Rosneft

Schlumberger

Statoil

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

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Location

Al. Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 447

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

01403-001

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas


Danielle Ludwig
Associates to watch
Felipe Rodrigues Caldas Feres
Band 4
Giovani Loss
Band 1, Foreign expert for USA
Nilton Gomes de Mattos Neto
Up and Coming