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Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Energy & Natural Resources: Power

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What the team is known for

Recognised full-service firm offering sought-after expertise in power sector mandates. Remains active furnishing advice to clients on a range of contractual and regulatory issues, such as negotiation of business agreements and power purchase agreements, risk assessment and tariff transfers. Couples strong transactional prowess with regulatory expertise to assist energy companies with sector-related M&A.

Notable practitioners

"Dedicated and attentive" partner José Roberto Oliva Junior attracts praise from interviewees, with one referring to him as "a lawyer with so much experience in the sector and with not only a legal perspective but a corporate focus also." He has noteworthy experience handling diverse regulatory issues concerning the power sector, including those involved in M&A transactions.

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Overview

Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ practice in the Brazilian energy market has developed in tandem with the sector’s restructuring. This has given the firm the necessary experience to provide efficient and outstanding advice to each client in this segment.
This market gained further momentum with the inclusion of government-owned energy companies in the National Privatization Program. Pinheiro Neto Advogados has been involved in practically all privatization processes in this sector, having created specific work groups to meet clients’ needs.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados actively participates in bidding procedures for the development of new energy projects, notably biddings for new uses of hydroelectric power and construction of new transmission lines. The firm is also active in corporate restructuring transactions, providing advisory services to companies involved in the formation of joint ventures, consortia or associations and preparing the companies’ corporate documents.
Our energy practice draws on the full resources of the firm, and is supported by specialists from the environmental, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, institutional and governmental relations areas, among others.


Energy & Natural Resources: Power

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

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Location

Rua Hungria, 1100

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

01455-906

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Energy & Natural Resources: Power


José Roberto Oliva Junior
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