J. Roberto Martins chairs the Projects Group. Mr. Martins is recognized by Chambers & Partners and Latin Lawyer as a leading lawyer in the Energy & Natural Resources areas in Brazil. Since the 1990s, he has been leading major privatizations, concessions, mergers, acquisitions and greenfield development projects in the power, natural gas and infrastructure industries in Brazil. Mr. Martins joined the Firm in 1993 and became a partner in 2001.
Mr. Martins advises on mergers, acquisitions, divestments, privatization and postprivatization deals involving major Brazilian energy and infrastructure companies.He also practices corporate and administrative law and works on public-private partnerships, as well as transportation, water and basic sanitation projects.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Sao Paulo Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Brazilian Bar Association
New York Bar Association
New York-United States (1996)
Sao Paulo-Brazil (1993)
OAB SP - Nº 121865
University of Chicago (LL.M.) (1996)
University of Sao Paulo (Bachelor's Degree) (1992)
Brazilian Senate approves the final ver...
In breaf Yesterday the Brazilian Senate approved the final text of the bill of a new public procurement general law, which will substitute Law nº 8,666/1993 (“New Public Procurement Law“). The final document will now be submitted to Brazilian President for signature and/or vetoes. More details As previously reported, Brazilian Senate approved on December, 2020 […]
Brazilian Congress approves new public ...
On December 11, 2020 the Brazilian Senate finally approved the bill of a new public procurement general law, which will substitute Law nº 8,666/1993 (“New Public Procurement Law“), and will be applicable to public entities in Federal, State and Municipal levels. State controlled companies, however, will only be reached by the new definitions of crimes […]