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Infrastructure and Project Finance

Brazil’s infrastructure lies on a heavy regulated environment in which a successful project often demands complex and innovative corporate structures and financing arrangements, making absolutely crucial to rely on a solid, sharp, and multi-disciplinary team of lawyers who possess a deep understanding of each sector.

From conception to full operation, we offer our clients first-class advice for all stages of their most complex infrastructure or industrial projects across all sectors, such as power, renewables, oil and gas, toll roads, airports, ports, railways, urban mobility, telecom, water and wastewater, and mining.

Our Infrastructure group is a team of versatile lawyers with unparalleled expertise. The depth of our practice and the experience of our lawyers give us unique insight into the regulatory developments and trends of Brazilian industries and regulatory agencies.

Our practice ranges from participating in bidding procedures and filing claims against regulatory agencies to structuring corporate and financing arrangements for investing in infrastructure project. We have a dedicated team specialized in negotiating project contracts, such as EPC contracts, offtake contracts, and O&M agreements. We also assist clients with managing claims during construction.

Financing infrastructure projects has been one of our flagship services since our foundation. Our team has advised on cutting-edge transactions in Brazil, such as the country’s first greenfield limited recourse, cross-border project finance, non-recourse oil production based project finance, cross-border project bond, and cross-border oil royalty backed bonds.

Our clients include the world’s largest financial institutions, multilaterals, development banks, and export credit agencies, as well as the most active sponsors, offtakers, developers, and construction companies.

"The team's lawyers are extremely proactive and highly knowledgeable. Its partners are very hands-on and follow cases every step of the way."
Chambers and Partners (2018)

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