Electric Power

Electric Power

We are the ideal partner for businesses that operate in the electricity sector. We combine our regulatory and transactional expertise to deliver standout legal solutions that help our clients’ operations run as efficiently as possible.

Our multidisciplinary team offers comprehensive advice to investors and companies in the sector

Our main services

We provide legal advice on auditing and negotiating contracts for project and company acquisitions and sales.

We issue legal opinions and memoranda on the sector-specific legislation and regulations, including the Electric Energy Commercialization Chamber’s (CCEE) rules and procedures and the National System Operator’s (ONS) network procedures.

We prepare, review and negotiate contracts for the purchase and sale of electricity and other sector-specific contracts, such as contracts for use and connection to transmission/ distribution systems, as well as O&M, EPC and construction contracts.

We assist with the negotiation and contracting of financing projects and funding structures via capital markets, provide advice for implementing generation projects, transmission lines and distribution facilities.

We represent and defend clients before public authorities and agencies regarding tax, disciplinary and prior consent proceedings. We assist with responding to terms of notification, appealing administrative decisions and infraction notices, preparing petitions, consultations and responses to government authorities, collaborating with other specialized areas of the firm for all other legal matters inherent to companies and agents in the electricity sector.

Awards and Recognitions

Chambers Brazil – Law Firm of the Year – Oil & Gas (2023 – 2024);

Chambers Brazil – Law Firm of the Year – Power (2024);

Chambers Brazil – Power (2013 – 2023);

Chambers Global – Band #2 in Energy & Natural Resources: Power (2012 – 2023);

The Legal 500 – Energy and Natural Resources: Electricity; Mining and Hydrocarbons (2012 – 2024);

The Legal 500 – Energy and Natural Resources: Renewable energy (2013-2022);

Latin Lawyer 250 – Energy (2012 – 2024);

Latin Lawyer – Energy (2012 – 2021);

Leaders League – Power Law: Excellent (2023);

IFLR 1000 – Energy & Infrastructure (2015 – 2022);

Análise Advocacia 500 – Band #1 em Energia (2014 – 2021);

Latin Finance ​- Best Power Financing of the Year and Best Infrastructure Financing of The Year-Brazil for the Gás Natural Açu financing (2019).

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