José Virgílio Lopes Enei

José Virgílio Lopes Enei

Partner

+ 55 11 3150-7041

José Virgílio co-heads the practice with José Prado. He is a leading lawyer in project finance, M&A and PPPs in regulated sectors such as transport, oil & gas, power, sanitation, urban and social infrastructure.

Associations

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
New York Bar International Bar Association (IBA)
São Paulo Lawyers Association (AASP)
President of IBRADEMP Since March 2015 Brazilian Institute for Energy Law (IBDE)
Private Equity Association of Brazil (ABVCAP)

Recent acknowledgments

Ranked by Chambers Latin America 2019, in Energy & Natural Resources (Power) and Projects.
Recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2018 Thought Leaders, in Project Finance and Banking.
Ranked by Chambers Latin America 2018 in Energy & Natural Resources (Power), Projects and Public Law.
Ranked by Chambers Global, 2017 and 2018 edition, in Energy and Natural Resources (Power) and Projects.
Recognized by Legal 500, 2017 edition, leading lawyer in Projects and Infrastructure and Public law.
Recommended by Latin Lawyer 250, 2018 edition, in Project finance & infrastructure, Mining e Metals, Energy, Corporate and M&A, Administrative law and Aviation.
Classified among the best lawyers by Análise Advocacia 500 2017, in Agribusiness.
Recognized as leading lawyer by the guide IFLR1000, 2018 edition.

Mining & metals

Education

Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 1996).
Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Brazil (Postgraduation in Business Administration, 1999).
University of Virginia School of Law, VA, United States (Master in Laws – LL.M., 2000).
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (Master Degree in Commercial Law, 2005).

Office experience abroad

Dewey Ballantine LLP, Nova York, NY, United States (2000/2001).

Recent publications

Now that the euphoria with the result of the 5th Round of Airport Concessions has passed, an...[+]
Awaited since November of 2017, the Sanitation Presidential Decree was finally promulgated...[+]
Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Chinese State Power Investment Company (SPIC) make...[+]
In this article José Virgilio Lopes Enei at Machado Meyer, Sendacz e Opice evaluates the current...[+]
Latin Lawyer is proud to present The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment  –...[+]
Latin Lawyer is proud to present The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment  –...[+]