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Alexandre R. Chequer

Alexandre R. Chequer

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Chambers Latin America

"He's able to handle and anticipate our needs." - Chambers Latin America, 2016

"a very solid lawyer." - Chambers Latin America, 2016

"combining legal knowledge, business sense and practical experience." - Chambers Latin America, 2014


"excellent expertise" - LL250, 2015

"A great choice for Petróleo e Gás companies. They are always very diligent, answer my requests quickly and are available to attend meetings to improve the strategy that should be adopted." - LL250, 2015


"has a lot of experience in the Energy and Infrastructure sector in Brasil and also overseas” - IFLR1000, 2014

"His knowledge allows him to have a better understanding of matters and to find the best strategy for the company." - IFLR1000, 2014

Chambers Global

"focused practice." - Chambers Global, 2015

"He is an excellent lawyer - balanced, attentive and technically very solid" - Chambers Global, 2015

"combining legal knowledge, business sense and practical experience." - Chambers Global, 2015


"leading name" - WWL, 2015

"He's able to handle and anticipate our needs [...] a very solid lawyer." – Chambers 2016

"A great choice for Oil & Gas companies. They are always very diligent, answer my requests quickly and are available to attend meetings to improve the strategy that should be adopted. [...] excellent expertise." – Latin Lawyer 250 2016

“Alexandre Chequer is an acclaimed oil and gas lawyer who also stands out in infrastructure. He's very good at representing clients before the regulatory agencies," say sources, "and he puts all his resources into helping them achieve their goals.” – Chambers 2014

“Alexandre Chequer is much acclaimed for his industry expertise and focuses his practice on M&A, joint ventures and infrastructure development.” – Chambers 2014

“Alexandre Chequer wins clients praise as a superb relationship partner, who is very practical and energetic with a can-do attitude and an agreeable personality.” – Chambers 2014

 “ Alexandre Chequer combines strong corporate and project expertise with deep knowledge of the Oil & Gas industry. He Co-Heads a gloal energy industry team across the Mayer Brown.”  – Chambers 2013

"…rainmaker for oil and gas issues and is noted for his experience, technical knowledge and great client service...” “…outstanding lawyer with strong presence and real authority… he has in-depth knowledge and passion for the subject…"   – Chambers 2012

“The ‘exceptional' practice head Alexandre Chequer is ‘extremely dedicated to clients' and a ‘savvy negotiator'. Chequer ‘understands how to mediate between Brazilian and international expectations'.” – Legal 500 2012

“Clients value his extensive knowledge of the Brazilian legal system and his ability to bridge the cultural gap for companies based abroad.” – Chambers Directory 2011, Latin America’s Top Twenty Oil & Gas Experts

Alexandre Chequer is a partner of Mayer Brown and of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown. He is the Co-lead of the Energy group at Mayer Brown and global lead of the Oil & Gas group. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, projects and infrastructure development. The oil and gas development projects include LNG, refinery, petrochemical, FPSO and platform-based offshore developments, and integrated field development, pipeline, and processing projects), mergers and acquisition (including auction and negotiated sales and property exchanges).

Alexandre has experience with the structuring, documentation, and negotiation of oil and gas transactions that range from host government arrangements, farm-ins, and acquisitions to shareholder agreements, operating agreements, and unitizations to EPC, production handling, transportation, and sales contracts.

Reflecting his pre-eminence in project development and business transactions, he has been selected for "Leaders in their Field" recognition in the areas of corporate/M&A, energy and natural resources and oil and gas law by Chambers Latin America (2007 through 2015). He also has received “Leaders in their Field” designations (general business law and overseas specialists) from Chambers Global  (2007 trough 2015). In addition, Alexandre has been listed in The International Who's Who of Oil and gas Lawyers (2007 through 2015) and Legal 500 in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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