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Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados

AVENIDA BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 3.144 11TH FLOOR, SÃO PAULO, SP, 01451-000, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 3150 7000
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Web:
www.machadomeyer.com

Ana Karina Esteves de Souza

Tel:
Work +55 11 3150 7702
Email:
Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados

Work Department

Financing and infrastructure projects / Public and regulatory law / Special Desks / Energy / Life sciences / Mining / Oil and gas / M&A and private equity

Position

Partner

Career

Souza is specialist in Infrastructure and Energy, with focus in projects and transactions involving private investment in regulated sectors, including concessions and privatizations, administrative and regulatory law and project finance. A large part of Souza’s work encompasses providing clients with legal assistance on investment opportunities in the regulated sectors, structuring and developing projects, providing assistance on biddings and regulated sectors acquisitions, as well as general support regarding infrastructure projects. Souza has previous experience in the provision of legal assistance to clients of several areas of knowledge, such as energy, oil and natural gas, mining, transports, sanitation and pharmaceutical.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Member

Admitted to Brazilian Bar Association,International Bar Association, New York State Bar, Brazil Lawyers Association, Brazilian Institute for Energy Law (IBDE).

Education

Received her LL.B. from Universidade de São Paulo, post-graduate in Business and Economic Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and LL.M. from New York University.


Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Electricity

Within: Electricity

The ‘knowledgeable and pro-business’ Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados impresses with its transactional prowess in power matters - it also provides capable regulatory and judicial support. Among the names to note, infrastructure and energy specialist Ana Karina Esteves de Souza and project-finance expert José Ribeiro do Prado Júnior are highlighted together as ‘very responsive and commercial’; they paired up to advise Sterlite Power Grid Ventures on its successful participation in a transmission auction held by the Brazilian government, and in the subsequent implementation of six transmission lines granted to Sterlite, worth R$3.6bn.

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