Mundie Advogados

Energy & Natural Resources: Power Department

Brazil
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What the team is known for Strong team noted for its expertise assisting power companies with regulatory mandates. Sought out by clients to undertake administrative proceedings before the regulatory bodies, in addition to dealing with the negotiation of power purchase agreements. Further known for the strength of its legal opinions focused on power transmission, distribution and commercialisation issues. Goldman Sachs, ECOM Energia and Equatorial Transmissão are new clients.

Strengths Clients appreciate "the team's knowledge of the industry, analytical mindset and assertiveness when conducting transactions and proceedings."

Work highlights Instructed by Eneva to provide a legal opinion about the sector's regulation related to the economic dispatch of plants in the context of a public hearing held by ANEEL.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department and "energy expert" Rafael Fabbri D'Avila enjoys considerable reputation for his regulatory prowess. He routinely assists clients with administrative proceedings before ANEEL, in addition to advising on the negotiation of grid connection and power purchase agreements. Clients laud: "He is the ideal lawyer to help clients that are unfamiliar with this sector, because he has an impressive background and knowledge of both the regulatory framework and the transactions being negotiated in the power market."