Contracts & Project Development

Contracts & Project Development

Our team offers comprehensive support in structuring, negotiation, risk management and dispute resolution for commercial and infrastructure contracts, including transactional, environmental, labor, financing and insurance issues. 

With a team exclusively dedicated to complex contracts and greenfield and brownfield projects, our work encompasses all infrastructure sectors and industries, including energy generation and distribution (hydro, biomass, thermal, nuclear), oil and gas (FPSOs, DRUs, platforms and support vessels), energy transition and renewables, maritime and shipbuilding, logistics (airports, railways, ports, highways, urban mobility), sanitation, mining and steel.

We advise on all aspects of the construction sector, providing our clients with strategic, effective solutions

Our main services

Risk analysis, coordination of audits, MoUs and term sheets.

Drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, including EPCs, turnkeys, alliance agreements, guaranteed maximum price, design and construction contracts, construction management/EPCMs, shipbuilding/offshore, subcontracts and supply contracts for goods and services related to the industry’s main sectors.

Preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts in general, such as distribution, commercial representation, transition service agreements (M&As) and take-or-pay contracts.

Assistance with managing risks and claims linked to complex contracts and construction contracts, including pre-litigation consultation (preparation of notifications, amendments and settlements) and representation in disputes, including all alternative dispute resolution methods, including dispute boards, mediation, negotiation and arbitration.

Awards and Recognitions

Análise advocacia 500 – Business Contracts, Financial Transactions and Regulatory (2006 – 2021; 2023);

Análise advocacia 500 – Aeronautical (2023 – 2023);

Chambers Brazil – Projects (2013 – 2021);

Chambers Global – Projects (2012 – 2021);

IFLR 100 – Project Development (2019 – 2022);

IFLR 100 – Energy & Infrastructure (2015 – 2016);

IFLR 100 – Project Finance (2012 – 2022);

IFLR 100 – Private Equity (2012 – 2022);

Latin American – Multi-Source Financing Deal of the Year for the Pirapora Solar Holding project (2017);

Latin American – Ports Deal of the Year for the Porto do Açu transaction (2015);

Latin Finance – Infrastructure Financing of the Year-Brazil for the Eixo SP financing (2021);

Latin Finance – Structured Financing of the Year for the CCEE financing (2021);

Latin Finance – Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year – Brazil (2016 e 2019);

Latin Finance – Water Treatment Financing of the Year for the BRK Ambiental financing (2019);

Latin Finance – Best Oil & Gas Financing of the Year for the TAG Pipeline project (2019);

Latin Finance – Best Power Financing of the Year for the Gás Natural Açu financing (2019);

Latin Finance – Best Infrastructure Financing of the Year-Brazil for the Gás Natural Açu financing (2019);

Latin Finance – Best Port Financing of the Year for the Itapoá financing (2019);

Latin Finance – Best Airport Financing of the Year for the Aeroporto Salvador Bahia financing (2019);

Latin Finance – Best Mining Financing for the Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) financing (2015);

Latin Finance – Best Infra Financing Brazil Deal of the Year for the Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) financing (2015);

Latin Finance – Transport Financing of the Year for the Rodovias do Tietê financing(2014);

Latin Finance – Road Financing of the Year for the Rodovias do Tietê financing (2014);

Latin Finance – Local Currency Infrastructure Financing of the Year for the Rodovias do Tietê financing (2014);

Latin Lawyer 250 – Project Finance & Infrastructure (2012 – 2024); Energy (2012 – 2024); Administrative Law (2013 – 2024); Maritime (2017 – 2020); Mining & Metals (2013 – 2019, 2024);

The Legal 500- Projects and Infrastructure (2013 – 2022).

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