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Raphael Gomes

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Energy and Natural Resources, Infrastructure and Project Finance, Litigation and Arbitration, Project Finance


Partner of the Demarest’s Energy area, Raphael Gomes has a Bachelor’s Degree by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ and a Post-Graduation’s Degree in Corporate Law with specializations in Regulatory Law of Electric Energy and Civil Procedural Law by Getúlio Vargas Foundation – FGV-RJ. Specialized in regulatory matters in both the Free Contracting Environment (ACL) and the Regulated Contracting Environment (ACR). He has broad experience in litigation and advisory issues involving Generators, Distributors, Transmitters, Free Consumers, Regulatory Agency and Granting Authority.

Raphael was a visiting Professor for courses at the Law School of the Brazilian Bar Association (ESA-OAB/SP), the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies (IBDE), the Institute for Advanced Law Studies (IAED/MG) and the National School of Magistracy. He began his career in the electric sector at Endesa Group, in which he worked in the areas of generation, commercialization, import and export of energy. For 7 years, he held the position of Regulatory Legal Manager at the Electric Energy Trading Chamber – CCEE.