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Veirano Advogados

AV PRESIDENTE WILSON, 231, 25º ANDAR – RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ 20030-021, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 3824 4747
Fax:
Fax +55 21 2262 4247
Email:
Web:
www.veirano.com.br
Brasilia, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Ali El Hage Filho

Tel:
Work +55 21 3824 4747
Email:
Web:
www.veirano.com.br
Veirano Advogados

Work Department

Oil, Gas & Biofuels and Infrastructure & Projects

Position

Partner

Career

An experienced energy attorney with an extensive track record advising on multi-billion dollar international oil and gas projects and operations, Ali Hage is a partner of the Firm’s Oil, Gas & Biofuels and Infrastructure & Projects practices, based in Rio de Janeiro.

Ali has worked across different businesses segments within the oil and gas industry, from natural gas distribution and transportation to the full life cycle of the upstream, from early licensing and exploration to production and decommissioning. He is extremely familiar in providing strategic advice to oil and gas businesses, leveraging on his strong legal and operational knowledge of the industry to add value on how transactions should be structured and how risks should be managed.

Ali has led and coordinated legal support to a variety of matters relevant to the oil and gas industry, from financing, M&A transactions and project development to critical issues closer to companies’ operations, including disputes, compliance, emergency response and decommissioning.

Prior to joining the Firm Ali worked for 13 years in senior in-house legal counsel roles for BG Group, based initially in São Paulo, then in Rio de Janeiro and lastly in Aberdeen, UK. More recently, he was the Vice President leading the Legal, Compliance and Contracts and Procurement areas of one of the most important business divisions of BG Group, responsible for the company’s UK and Norway oil and gas production.

Languages

English and Portuguese

Member

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) - Rio de Janeiro
The Law Society of England and Wales

Education

LL.M, Corporate Law, INSPER, São Paulo, 2007
LL.M, International Economic Law, The University of Warwick, United Kingdom, 2003
LL.B, Universidade Paulista (UNIP), São Paulo, 2000
Post Graduation in Banking, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, São Paulo, 2002


Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Hydrocarbons

Within: Hydrocarbons

Veirano Advogados’ ‘pragmatic and responsive’ approach strikes the right note with sources, who commend its lawyers as ‘receptive to suggestions’ and able to provide ‘practical guidance and solutions to meet the client’s objectives’. The group, which routinely acts for companies in the downstream, midstream and upstream sectors, is equally adept in transactional and regulatory matters. Highlights included advising BP Gas Marketing on its joint venture with Prumo Logistica to build an LNG terminal, gas pipeline, gas trading company and two power plants in the Port of Açú. Ali El Hage Filho, Andre Carvalho and the ‘knowledgeable, practical and commercialRogério Campos co-lead the department.

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