What the team is known for
Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has an outstanding department renowned for its expertise in a wide range of transactional and regulatory oil and gas matters. Caters to a host of impressive domestic and international clientele in need of representation in complex sector-related corporate and M&A transactions. Benefits from longstanding experience assisting clients with the development of high-capacity LNG projects, as well as with the acquisition of offshore blocks through ANP's bidding rounds. Particularly active in the upstream and midstream production chains. MISC Berhad is a new client win.
A client says the team has "incomparable knowledge of the oil and gas sector and professionals with outstanding performance in complex operations," adding: "The firm provides a top-level service; they have a team of dedicated and highly experienced lawyers."
Another client states: "What makes them stand out are the professionals, who complement each other in terms of experience and technical knowledge, operating as a full-service team which is available full-time."
Represented ENGIE and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in the acquisition of the remaining 10% shareholding stake held by Petrobras in Transportadora Associada de Gás - TAG.
Partner Alexandre Bittencourt Calmon
is well regarded in the market for his solid technical skills. A client remarks: "Alexandre has a strategic approach, provides innovative solutions and has great capacity to assist clients with complex issues,"
and concludes: "He has great emotional intelligence and knows how to apply it to make sure he achieves the best solutions in complex negotiations."
Respected head of department Alexandre Chequer
is frequently sought out for representation in negotiations related to high-profile projects, M&A transactions and regulatory advice. A client says: "Alexandre is an excellent strategist and super experienced."
Another client, who "contacts him just for complicated and big issues,"
concludes: "He is a fantastic lawyer."
Partner Bruno Belchior
is singled out by a client as an "excellent professional."
He frequently assists companies with complex negotiations and M&A transactions in the sector. A source says: "Bruno has a great technical capacity, being an important actor in negotiations,"
and another client adds: "He is very professional and experienced with regard to oil and gas matters in Brazil."