Felsberg Advogados welcomes new partner specializing in Oil, Gas and Energy23/10/2015
Based in Rio de Janeiro, Luis Antonio Menezes da Silva has extensive experience in consultation, contracts and restructurings, amongst other activities.
Luis Menezes is Felsberg Advogados’ new partner at its office in Rio de Janeiro. A post-graduate in Oil and Energy from the Rio de Janeiro Federal University and in Private Law from the ‘PUC-RJ’ university, he is listed in the Energy and Natural Resources section of the Chambers and Partners Latin America publication and has made various contributions to newspapers and magazines.
With more than 17 years of experience, Luis started his career at Gaspetro (Petrobras), before moving through a number of traditional law firms, always working in the Oil and Gas, and Energy sectors, advising on the restructuring of businesses both in Brazil and overseas, and providing consultancy on project financing. He also has a great deal of experience in Regulatory Law and Administrative Law, as well as an extensive understanding of contracts and the coordination of multidisciplinary activities in law firms.
The strengthening of the Oil and Gas Department through the arrival of Luis Menezes comes in addition to the firm’s other areas of expertise, which include Infrastructure, Aeronautical Financing, Maritime Law and Environmental Law. One of Brazil’s most highly respected law firms, Felsberg Advogados has been in operation for 45 years, playing an important domestic and international role in the most important areas of Corporate Law. The firm has offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília, New York, Washington DC and Frankfurt.