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Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira & Agel

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

3 ranked lawyersBand 2BrazilGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Prestigious department boasting a deep bench of seasoned oil and gas lawyers. Highly respected for its expertise acting for local and global corporations involved in due diligence work and high-level M&A transactions. Deeply knowledgeable of the development of projects ranging from exploration and production to refining, regularly advising on related regulatory matters and commercial agreements.

Notable practitioners

Seasoned practitioner Antônio Luís de Miranda Ferreira is "a senior and well-known figure," a market commentator relates. He draws from a deep well of experience to advise clients on contractual and regulatory issues in the sector, as well as providing key legal opinions.

Interviewees are quick to single out co-head of department Paulo Valois Pires as "a lawyer with a great history in the industry," with one adding: "He is totally steeped in the sector and has so much knowledge of the area." A market commentator also states: "He is a really good lawyer and definitely an oil and gas expert." Paulo advises key clients of the firm on significant contractual and regulatory mandates.

Department co-head Rogério Sobral de Miranda is highly regarded for his ability to handle major oil and gas mandates, earning praise from one market commentator for being "a good lawyer of quality and experience." He has in-depth experience assisting clients with complex contractual and regulatory matters ranging from upstream to downstream operations.

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Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas


Antônio Luís de Miranda Ferreira
Senior Statespeople
Paulo Valois Pires
Band 2
Rogério Sobral de Miranda
Band 2