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Leonardo Miranda

Leonardo Miranda

Practice Groups

Energy, Oil & Gas, Corporate Law & Foreign Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Infrastructure , Privatizations, Mining


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5422


Professional experience

Leonardo has vast expertise in corporate and regulatory matters, as well as in the structuring of financing and project contracts, such as concession or production sharing contracts, associative contracts (JOAs, etc.), PPAs, EPCs, fuel supply and equipment contracts and O&M contracts. He has also worked as a foreign associate at Allen & Overy LLP in London, from 2004 to 2005.


He is recognized by Chambers Latin America for his expertise in Natural Resources (Oil) and IFLR1000. He is also recommended by The Legal 500.


  • English
  • Spanish


  • (Chevening Scholar) LL.M. from the University of Dundee (CEPMLP Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy), UK, 2004.
  • MBA in Corporate Law from IBMEC, 2001.
  • Graduate of the Law School of PUC-Rio (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro), 1998.

Additional activities:

  • Member of the Oil and Gas Committee of Amcham Rio (American Chamber of Commerce of Rio de Janeiro).
  • Member of the Steering Committee Latin America of AIPN (Association of International Petroleum Negotiators).
  • Member of the Legal Committee of IBP (Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute).
  • Member of the Energy Committee of Britcham (British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil).

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