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Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown

RUA TEIXEIRA DE FREITAS 31, 7TH, 8TH AND 9TH FLOOR, 20021-350 RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, BRAZIL
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Work +55 21 2127 4210
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www.tauilchequer.com.br

Victor Galante

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Work +55 21 2127 4275
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Mayer Brown

Career

Victor Galante is a partner of the corporate and M&A practice of Tauil & Chequer Advogados. Victor focuses his practice on global project and infrastructure development. He represents Brazilian and foreign companies on business transaction in general, including project finance, mergers and acquisition, mainly in renewable energy, mining and oil and gas. He has significant experience in drafting and negotiating contracts related to upstream, midstream and downstream and renewable energy projects, including acquisition and/or construction of refineries, gas stations, power plants, pipelines and platforms and representation of companies in different countries, such as Brazil, United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Spain, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia, Argentina, Libya, China, India, Singapore, Malaysia, UAE, Angola, among others.


Brazil

Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

Within: Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

An excellent firm in all respects’, Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown is well positioned to handle cross-border M&A thanks to its international office network, and earns particular plaudits for its ‘timely and professional responses’ and ‘solution-oriented approach’. The broad corporate department also takes in debt and equity capital markets. In the compliance area, the team has grown to a total of ten lawyers, including Luís Inácio Lucena Adams in Brasília. The firm is also highly recommended for its expertise in corporate transactions in the oil and gas sector, where Alexandre Chequer and counsel Tiago do Monte Macêdo attract strong praise. Victor Galante co-heads the department with Chequer, and Carlos Motta and Daniel Gunzburger are also recommended.

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Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Hydrocarbons

Within: Hydrocarbons

Delivering an ‘excellent’ overall level of service, Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown is highly recommended for oil and gas work in Brazil. A highlight in 2017 was assisting Total with its acquisition of oil and gas assets and thermal power plants worth $2.2bn. The group also advised Maersk Oil on the sale of its assets in Brazil to Total, a transaction worth $7.45bn. Alexandre Chequer and Victor Galante are ‘not only experts in the legal area, but more importantly they understand the oil and gas industry’. Special counsel Tiago Macêdo joined from the National Petroleum Agency.

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