Ms Isabel Lustosa > Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados
SÃO PAULO 01452-001

Work Department

Power; Sanitation; Infrastructure and Project Finance




Isabel Lustosa joined Ulhôa Canto in 1997 and became a partner in 2005. Her practice focuses mainly on the power sector, and she has extensive experience in regulatory matters, administrative and judicial litigation, arbitration, biddings procedures, projects (including project finance) and mergers and acquisitions in the industry.

She was a foreign associate at Cleary Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York, United States, between 1996 and 1997, and is the author of several articles and participates as a speaker in several conferences and seminars on the power sector.


Portuguese, English, French


Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo Chapters of the Brazilian Bar Association

New York Bar Association


Bachelor of Laws, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ, 1992.

Master of Laws, Harvard Law School, 1996

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Energy and natural resources > Electricity (and renewable energy)

(Hall of Fame)

Isabel Lustosa – Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados

Singled out for its market-leading reputation in the regulatory space, Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados is one of the first ports of call for electricity clients engaged in high-profile and innovative transactions and contentious matters. In addition to the team’s well-known regulatory capabilities, its practitioners are also seasoned in privatisations, M&A deals involving power assets, transmission and generation auctions, and EPC agreements across all segments. The firm’s renewable energy offering is also of note; testament to this is its regular involvement in matters involving wind, solar and hydropower. Isabel Lustosa is a reference in the Brazilian power sector; she possesses a wealth of experience acting for generation companies, financial sponsors and utilities in regulatory matters, administrative proceedings, litigation, M&A and projects. Luciana Yoshida has acted for utilities, generation companies and sponsors in numerous mergers and acquisitions in the power sector. Alberto Büll da Silva is no longer at the firm.