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Souza, Mello e Torres

Luis Antonio Semeghini de Souza

São Paulo - SP, Brazil Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Projects
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Noteworthy founding partner Luis Antonio Semeghini de Souza draws upon many years of experience to assist players with the financing of infrastructure projects. A source attests: "He has a solid, longstanding reputation," while another says: "He is very knowledgeable and a great project finance lawyer." He assists key clients of the team with the financing for the development of energy projects.
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Practice Areas

Project Finance, Infrstructure, Oil and Gas, Structured Operations and M&A.

Career

Luis Souza is one of Brazil’s most respected lawyers. He built his reputation at major law firms, having initiated his career at Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice. He left that law firm in 2001 to found Souza Cescon.

At Souza Cescon, a law firm that carried his name up to 2017, Luis Souza advised in some of Brazil’s major financing projects, among which are notable projects in the energy and natural resources sectors such as Petrobras’ Marlim Field project. Luis Souza currently represents GNA in the structuring of its regasification and power plant project.

Professional Memberships

• Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) in the states of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

• Member of the Advisory Board of the São Paulo Lawyers Institute (IASP).

• President of the Permanent Council on Infrastructure Studies at IASP.

• Legal Advisor of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and of Instituto Four, which is the institute responsible for the ProLíder program that works towards the development of young leaders to promote social transformation and development of the country.

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Luis Antonio Semeghini de Souza

Souza, Mello e Torres

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Avenida Faria Lima, 3355, 16° andar - Itaim Bibi

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

CEP 04538-133

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