Alexandre R. Chequer > Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown
AV JUSCELINO KUBITSCHEK 1455
5TH, 6TH AND 7TH FLOORS
04543-011 SÃO PAULO, SP
Brazil

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Energy and natural resources > Hydrocarbons

(Leading individuals)

Alexandre ChequerMayer Brown

Available, experienced and to-the-point’, lawyers at Mayer Brown stand out for their ‘in-depth knowledge of the oil-and-gas industry in Brazil and abroad’ and for their ability to provide ‘precise, business-focused advice without unnecessarily complicating things’. Among its highlights, Bruno Belchior (‘one of the best E&P lawyers in Brazil’) advised Parnaíba Gás Natural on its $54.5m acquisition of the Azulão oil field from Petrobras. In another headline deal, department head Alexandre Chequer acted alongside Belchior to advise Barra Energia (wholly-owned by Riverstone and First Reserve), on a $379m farm-out transaction with Equinor Brazil. On the contentious side, Chequer represented Barra Energia in an oil and gas-related arbitration concerning the offshore Atlanta Field. The group also benefits from the senior experience of Victor Galante and the recent addition of Alexandre Calmon (‘an outstanding lawyer with profound knowledge of oil-and-gas law’), who joined from Vieira, Rezende, Barbosa e Guerreiro Advogados.

Brazil > Corporate and M&A

The ‘client- and business-oriented‘ corporate group at Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown is split between the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo offices and excels in cross-border deals, where the firm’s broad international platform gives it a clear edge. The team also works closely with colleagues in the capital markets, compliance and banking teams, among others. The firm has a strong profile in the oil and gas and energy sectors, and counts major international energy companies among its clients. In a significant matter in the communication sector, Carlos Motta advised Publicis Group on the acquisition of One Digital Propaganda e Publicidade. The team has seen several recent changes; Alexandre Calmon joined from  Vieira, Rezende, Barbosa e Guerreiro Advogados, while Caio Cossermelli and Paula Magalhães left for Lobo de Rizzo Advogados and Apoena Joels left for Gentil Monteiro, Vicentini, Beringhs e Gil Advogados. The ‘proactiveAlexandre Chequer is highly recommended. Victor GalanteDaniel Gunzburger and Daniella Raigorodsky Monteiro are additional contacts.