Mr Ricardo Coelho > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ 22261-005
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Work Department

Oil and Gas, Corporate and Project Finance. 




Pinheiro Neto Advogados since 1985, partner since 1996.
Foreign associate/Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (New York, 1995).


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Brazilian Maritime Law Association. Brazilian Airspace Law Society. Cândido Mendes University Law Alumni Society. Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian Institute of Finance Businessmen (IBEF Rio).


LL.B. from the Cândido Mendes University-Rio de Janeiro -1988.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Projects and infrastructure

Drawing on the firm’s multi-disciplinary expertise, the infrastructure team at Pinheiro Neto Advogados has the ability to advise on projects in the power, oil and gas, mining, construction and transportation sectors. The practice often advises clients on domestic and international funding transactions, such as financing deals involving public banks, multilateral agencies, local offerings of project debentures and international bond offerings. The firm’s broad service offering encompasses public bids, project and construction contracts, tax issues, PPPs, concessions and litigation. Júlio Bueno stands out for his expertise in construction law, engineering contracts and project finance; the latter is also an area of focus for Ricardo Coelho. Ricardo Russo leads advice in relation to project finance through banking and capital markets instruments, and assists clients with project development.

Brazil > Transport and shipping

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has expertise in shipping and aviation law. Ricardo Coelho and Marcello Lobo regularly advise on maritime and shipping contracts and ship financings, while Luis Claudio Furtado Faria oversees the litigation and regulatory side. Adolpho Julio de Carvalho is the main contact for aviation finance.