Track record: Highly regarded practice sought out by major oil and gas players such as Total, Murphy Oil and Maersk for its extensive knowledge of all industry segments. Notable expertise providing counsel on farm-ins and farm-outs, joint ventures, bidding procedures and E&P contracts. Also highlighted for its expertise advising on the operation of drilling rigs and sectoral regulatory matters.
Team & differentiation: Campos Mello’s oil and gas department is led by four partners, namely David L. Meiler, Leonardo Costa, Paulo Lopes and Sandoval Amui, who are supported by a team of three associates. In addition to its offices in São Paulo, Rio and New York, clients benefit from the firm’s international cooperation agreement with global powerhouse DLA Piper which is present in over 40 countries.