São Paulo - Siqueira Castro - Advogados has been appointed as legal counsel to Queiroz Galvão Energia Renováveis in its first venture in the clean energy industry, in the Northeast of Brazil.

As published on O Valor Economico (August 6th, 2012) Queiroz Galvão intends to invest around R$ 3 billion in the wind power sector by the year 2016 and to became one of the five major independent clean energy supplier.

Siqueira Castro – Advogados has been hired by Queiroz Galvão due to its large experience in advising its clients in infrastructure projects, as well due to the fact that the firm has a local presence in the Northeast of Brazil.

Investments in renewable energy seem to be a trend among the major Brazilian construction companies, as Camargo Correa and Odebrecht.are also investing in wind power plants.

Siqueira Castro – Advogados

Northeast team:

Hugo Filardi
Felipe Barreira Uchoa

Infrastructure Team:

Marcio Reis (Corporate)
Jorge Zaninetti (Tax)
Julio Augusto Oliveira (Tax)
Rossana Fernandes Duarte (Real Estate)
Letícia Queiroz de Andrade (Regulatory Matters)
Simone Paschoal Nogueira (Regulatory and Environmental Law)
Adriana Coli Pedreira (Environmental Law)