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Maria Beatriz Gomes

Associate
About

Maria Beatriz Gomes advises on the analysis of corporate and commercial documents and contracts. She is experienced in national and international mergers and acquisitions, Petrobras divestments projects, due diligence processes, and oil and gas and energy projects involving floating production storage and offloading units (FPSO) and underwater construction support vessels.

DLA Piper and Campos Mello Advogados (CMA) are separate and independent law firms, which work in cooperation with one another. Partners of DLA Piper are not partners of CMA; and CMA partners are not partners of DLA Piper.

Bar admissionsRio de Janeiro, Brazil

EXPERIENCE

Assisting EN.IT in the structuring and development of an onshore wind project of 24 wind farms, which can fluctuate between 21 to 29.4 MW each, in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The total estimated power is 630 MW, provided by 150 Wind Turbine Generators.

 

Assisting a Brazilian renewable energy company, in structuring the first project for a carbon capture and storage project in Brazil and largest in Latin America.

 

Assisting Cobra in a potential acquisition of a Brazilian legal entity held by Solatio Energy, Solatio Desenvolvimento and Luiz Priori, which owns a portfolio of 10 greenfield photovoltaic plant projects with a capacity of 550MW under development.

 

Assisting in a due diligence process by Vinci Partners in the legal assessment of certain electricity distribution companies owned by the Brazilian public company Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobras, sold through public auction.

 

Assisting in the sale of a Brazilian energy efficiency company to a subsidiary of a French multinational in Brazil.

 

Participated in extensive due diligence processes in the legal assessment of refineries owned by Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, in the context of acquisition of private investors.

Participated in the sale of Chevron Upstream Frade Ltda. to PetroRio.

 

Participated in an extensive due diligence process in the legal assessment of companies involved in the infrastructure of telecommunication towers in Brazil.

 

Participated in due diligence processes of Brazilian companies, in the context of Initial Public Offerings (“IPO”), also assisting in the preparation and review of documents requested by the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission - CVM.

 

Advising different national and international service providers in the analysis and preparation of service contracts and charters contracts for Petrobras, including assistance in contractual and administrative disputes.

 

Advising different national and international service providers in participating in bidding procedures carried out by Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras.

 

Advised international companies with intercompany loans, capital increase and registration of financial operations in the Central Bank of Brazil system (SISBACEN / RDE-IED).

 

Assisting several foreign companies in the formation of subsidiaries in Brazil, including obtaining regulatory authorizations and licenses.

 


Languages
  • Portuguese
  • English
Education
  • Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Institute of Postgraduate Studies and Research in Administration, Finance for Lawyers Program, 2021
  • Bachelor of Law, Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School, 2019 
  • University of New South Wales, Exchange Program in Law, 2018 

Seminars

  • Speaker, "Look Before You Leap: Are Your Oil Patch Liability Clauses Enforceable? An Analysis Under Civil Law Jurisdictions with Emphasis on Brazil,"  Association of International Petroleum Negotiators – AIPN Webinar, May 18, 2021

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper in 2021, Maria Beatriz previously worked in the corporate law practices of a full service international law firm and a boutique law firm specialized in M&A transactions.

Additional Information

Maria Beatriz was selected to participate in an international youth leadership event organized by the non-profit organization UNITE 2030. The event will occur in New York in September 2022 as an innovation lab for youth leaders to develop solutions related to the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Maria Beatriz is focused on Climate Change.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Member of the Women in Green Hydrogen Association

  • Member of the Association of International Energy Negotiators

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