Partner of Demarest’s Civil Litigation and Arbitration, Public and Regulatory Law, Energy, Alternative Investments and Restructuring of Companies areas.

Experience

Represented the largest hydropower generator in Brazil in an administrative proceeding before the National Agency of Electrical Energy regarding delays in the construction of the plant and its regulatory consequences. The amount involved is estimated at US$ 1.2 billion

Represented a large electric power transmission concessionaire before the National Agency of Electrical Energy in several regulatory issues, including an administrative proceeding that seeks to cancel one of the concessions of the company

Represented one of the largest renewable electricity generators in Brazil in several regulatory issues before the National Agency of Electrical Energy and the Brazilian Courts. The discussions comprise alleged delays in the start-up of commercial wind farm operations and challenges to illegal orders to interrupt the works due to alleged violations of environmental regulations.

Represented one of the largest electrical energy conglomerates in Brazil in several public civil actions in which the federal prosecutor’s office seeks to prevent the construction of a hydroelectric plant located between the States of Mato Grosso and Pará, with a value exceeding US$ 1.8 billion

Advised one of the largest telecommunication companies in Brazil in the creation of electricity generation solutions (Distributed Generation)

Academic Qualifications

PhD in Civil Law by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, (2016)

Visiting researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London, England (2012)

Master (LL.M.) in Civil Law, with high distinction, by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2006)

Bachelor of Laws by Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2001)

Associations

Invited Professor of the Arbitration Post-graduation Course of the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC / SP)

Invited Professor of the specialization course of the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law (IBDE)

Member of the panel of arbitrators of the Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration of São Paulo (CIESP / FIESP)

Member of the panel of arbitrators of the FIEP Chamber of Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration

Member of the panel of arbitrators of the Brazilian Chamber of Arbitration in Public Administration (CAMBRAAP)

Member of the panel of arbitrators of the Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration of the Brazilian Rural Society

Co-chair of the Arbitration and Energy Committee of the Brazilian Chamber of Corporate Arbitration (CAMARB)

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)

Member of the Institute of Private Law (IDP)

Member of the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALArb)

Languages

Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian