Rosi Costa Barros

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Partner in the Energy and Natural Resources practice area at Demarest, Rosi Costa Barros holds a master’s degree (LL.M) in Corporate Law from IBMEC Business School and a bachelor’s degree in law from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Rosi Barros concentrates her work in the energy area, in all of its segments, including advising on bidding processes, regulatory issues, administrative and judicial processes, power purchase and sale contracts and the drafting, negotiation and risk analysis of project implementation contracts in different modalities, including Engeneering Procurement and Construction (”EPC”), equipment supply contracts, civil works, etc. She is frequently cited in renowned local and international legal publications, such as Chambers & Partners, Leaders League, The Legal 500 , IFLR1000 and Análise Advocacia 500.

Advised major players in the implementation of important photovoltaic solar energy generation projects in Northeastern Brazil.
Advised clients on the implementation of important wind generation projects in the Northeast and South of Brazil.
Advised on the implementation of significant hydroelectric generation projects in the country.
Advised a power transmission concessionaire in the process of extending its concession and defining the amount of indemnity.
Advised companies in the implementation of distributed generation projects, focusing on the best contractual structure.

MBA in Business Management, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo, Brazil (started on Mar/2021)
 Master’s degree (LLM) in Corporate Law from IBMEC Business School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2003)
Bachelor of Laws degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2001)

Cultural Director and founding member of the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies (IBDE)

Author of the article “Composição entre os princípios do direito administrativo: Questões relacionadas aos conceitos de direito adquirido e expectativa de direito” [“Composition between the principles of administrative law: Issues related to the concepts of acquired right and expectation of right”], in the book “Temas Relevantes no Direito de Energia Elétrica” [“Relevant Themes in the Law of Electric Energy”], coordinated by Fábio Amorim da Rocha, 2012.
Author of the article “Atos e Negócios Jurídicos Sujeitos ao Controle Prévio da ANEEL” [“Legal Acts and Businesses Subject to Prior Control by ANEEL”], in the book “Temas Relevantes no Direito de Energia Elétrica” [“Important Topics in Power Law”], Volume IV, Ed. Synergia, 2015.
Author of the article “O Princípio da Hierarquia das Normas e os Limites da Atuação do Regulador – Estudo de Caso: Debêntures de Infraestrutura – Atuação do Ministério de Minas e Energia (“MME”) [“The Principle of Hierarchy of Standards and the Limits of the Regulator’s Performance – Case Study: Infrastructure Debentures – Performance by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (“ MME ”)], in the book “Temas Relevantes no Direito de Energia Elétrica” [“Important Topics in Power Law”], Volume V, Ed. Synergia, 2016.
Co-author of the article “The Brazilian Power Sector Modernization Project”, on the website “Expert Guides”, 2018.

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