Mr Rafael Vanzella > Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados
AVENIDA BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 3.144 11TH FLOOR
SÃO PAULO, SP, 01451-000
Brazil

Work Department

Financing and infrastructure projects / Contracts and complex negotiations / Public and regulatory law / Construction / Energy / Financial services

Position

Partner

Career

Vanzella is specialist in regulated contracts, structured acquisitions and financings, complex guarantees, and public administration business conducted in the sectors of transports and logistics, energy, urban mobility and cities, basic sanitation, and solid waste. He provides legal assistance to investors, main contractors, suppliers of capital goods, financial institutions, and governmental agencies on a range of steps of an infrastructure project, such as private-public partnerships modeling and concessions, negotiation of joint venture agreements, participation in tenders, establishment of special purpose companies and of their shareholders’ agreements, structuring construction contracts, supply and off-takes, paying in of capital structure, and disvestiture transactions. He also engages activities in expression of interest procedures, pre-litigation procedures of administrative contracts, regulatory analysis and diagnosis, and drawing up studies on sectors and public policies.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Memberships

Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association.

Education

Received his LL.B from Universidade de São Paulo. Guest researcher at Fakultät der Rechtswissenschaft an der Universität Hamburg and Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht. Obtained his Doctorate degree in Civil Law from Universidade de São Paulo.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Public law

(Next Generation Partners)

Rafael VanzellaMachado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados is able to handle the full range of public law issues; the practice has a strong track record in public bids, privatisations, concessions, complex public-private arrangements (PPPs) and administrative proceedings before federal regulatory bodies. Other notable areas of practice include judicial litigation and administrative improbity cases. Mauro Bardawil Penteado, who specialises in public law and projects, oversees the department with José Enei, whose areas of focus include PPPs and concessions. Lucas Sant’Anna is noted for his deep knowledge of regulatory matters, particularly involving the sanitation, airports, railways, highways and transport sectors. Rafael Vanzella is completely devoted to public law, and is proficient in public tenders, concessions and administrative agreements.