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Rolim, Viotti, Goulart, Cardoso Advogados

Energy & Natural Resources: Power

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What the team is known for

Rolim, Viotti, Goulart, Cardoso Advogados is a celebrated Belo Horizonte-based department excelling in regulatory matters, covering power generation, transmission, distribution and commercialisation mandates. The team boasts strong market presence as a result of its continued success, receiving instructions from major players as well as regulatory bodies. It frequently acts as counsel on contentious issues, including judicial reviews and administrative claims before ANEEL. CGT Eletrosul and Helexia are new client wins.

Strengths

A client comments on the lawyers' excellent service, saying: "They are always up to date, have several big clients and benefit from great experience in the field."

Another client adds that the firm benefits from "qualified professionals with vast regulatory experience."

Work highlights

Rolim, Viotti, Goulart, Cardoso advised Helexia on the contractual and regulatory aspects of a bidding plan for a generation project.

Notable practitioners

Elise Calixto Hale Crystal receives praise for her dedication and expertise. She is experienced in handling sector-related contractual issues and representing clients before ANEEL. A client says: "Elise is very good and has an important technical knowledge both of administrative and energy law, in addition to being polite and available."

The "great specialist" Maria João Rolim maintains an impressive practice advising important players in the market on complex contractual, regulatory and litigation matters. "She is a respected lawyer and has good academic experience,"says a client. Another interviewee adds that she is "an excellent professional with vast experience in legal and regulatory matters."

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Overview

Rolim, Viotti, Goulart, Cardoso Advogados’ Energy practice has more than 20 years of experience in all electricity segments – generation, transmission, distribution and trading – combining sector specific knowledge with related issues from other legal fields (Tax, Corporate, Environmental, Real Estate, Antitrust, Litigation) using a multidisciplinary approach to solving complex legal & business matters.

Its partners and associates are experts in dealing with the typically complex regulatory matters of the sector. The firm represents the most relevant and well-known players in the Brazilian energy sector and has consistent successful results on behalf of clients for administrative procedures (ANEEL), judicial disputes, and arbitration cases in the power sector with a high success rate.

The firm also has expertise in renewable and alternative energy generation, especially wind and bioenergy agreements for several players.

Energy & Natural Resources: Power Department

Rolim, Viotti, Goulart, Cardoso Advogados

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Department location

R. Paraíba, n.º 550 13º e 17º andares

Savassi

Belo Horizonte - MG

Minas Gerais

Brazil

30130-140

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Energy & Natural Resources: Power


Elise Calixto Hale Crystal
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Maria João Rolim
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