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Alberto Faro

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Specialist in local and cross border projects financings, financial structured transactions and construction contracts, provides legal assistance in structuring, negotiating and reviewing terms in the implementation of financing operations through all the stages and on the various adopted structures. Can assist both the project company and its shareholders or financers, and has great experience with local and international financers, commercial banks, investment funds, construction companies, investors, multilateral and development agencies. Has previous experience in projects and financings in areas of knowledge such as electrical energy, mining, highways, oil and gas, sanitation, aviation, logistics and railways.

Recent acknowledgments

  • Chambers & Partners Brazil: Projects (2021-2023)
  • Chambers Global: Projects (2020-2024)
  • Chambers Latin America: Projects (2020-2021)
  • The Legal 500: Projects and Infrastructure (2019, 2021-2024)
  • The Legal 500 Awards: awarded as "Project Finance Lawyer of the Year" (2023)
  • Leaders League: Projects and Infrastructure (2020-2021)
  • IFLR 1000: Infrastructure and Energy, as "Leading Lawyer" (2016); Project Finance, as "Highly regarded" (2017-2023); Energy, Mining and Oil & Gas (2022-2023)
  • IFLR magazine: Capital Markets -  Winner of the “Negócio do Ano” award (2010)
  • Project Finance: Power generation - Winner of the “Negócio do Ano” award (2002), Mining - Counsel to the Banks for the non-recourse deal, winner of the “Negócio do Ano” award (2012)


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, EUA (Master’s degree in Law LL.M - with emphasis on Corporate and Financial Law), 2009
  • Fundação Getulio Vargas (Master’s degree in Law, 2006)

Relevant experience

  • Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP, New York (2009/2010)


  • Member of INFRA 2038 Committee
  • Member of the Infrastructure Committee at IBRADEMP
  • Member of the Financing Committee at ABDIB
  • Member of the Legal Committee of GRI Club
  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
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