Mr Daniel Engel > Veirano Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Veirano Advogados
SP 04538-133

Work Department

Power, Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions, Infrastructure & Projects, Government & Regulatory, Banking & Finance, German Desk, China Desk




Daniel Engel has significant experience in providing legal advice to national and foreign companies in infrastructure contracts in the various phases of projects (from greenfield to implementation, restructuring and claims management), in project finance, M&A transactions involving infrastructure and energy assets, and as in public contracts and in regulatory aspects of several industries (such as energy and mining).


English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish


Research Network Public Contracts in Legal Globalization (PCLG), Member


Compact Programme about the Power Industry (extension course – Zertifikat), Institute Power and Mining Law (lnstitut für Berg-und Energierecht), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, 2010
LL.M (Magister der Rechte), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, 2010
Specialization in Government Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), São Paulo, 2009
Specialization in Government Law, Globalización económica y los nuevos desafíos regulatorios del Estado course, coordinated by Prof. Luis Ortega, Universidad Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, Spain, 2008
LL.B, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC), São Paulo, 2004

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Public law

Veirano Advogados has notable strength in transactional matters with significant administrative law or regulatory components, advising domestic and foreign clients from highly regulated industries such as energy, infrastructure and natural resources. Mauro Hiane de Moura leads the public law department out of Porto Alegre. Mandates involving government concessions, PPPs and privatisation of state-owned companies populate the practice’s workload, which also features administrative and judicial litigation. Marcos Ludwig is a key contact in Rio de Janeiro for energy and infrastructure-related projects, while Daniel Engel in São Paulo excels in public contracts and regulatory issues.

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

Veirano Advogados is skilled at assisting across the gamut of matters pertaining to the power sector, and showcases particular strength in M&A transactions, project finance and development. With in-depth knowledge of regulatory issues across the transmission, generation, distribution and commercialisation of power, the team stands out for its renewables experience, with expertise in wind, hydro and solar projects and assets. Tiago Figueiró specialises in M&A, but is also active in project development and litigation involving power regulations. He leads the practice with project finance specialist Ana Carolina Barretto and Daniel Engel, the latter of whom routinely assists foreign and domestic clients in renewable generation projects.