PRACTICE AREA

Portugal Ribeiro Advogados is composed of a team of specialists in administrative, regulatory and procedural law focused on enabling projects and the regulatory aspects of administrative contracts in all infrastructure segments.

Their multidisciplinary experience in the various infrastructure segments in all steps of projects allows providing services that generate value and legal security for clients.

The firm has thorough expertise to model and structure infrastructure projects, ranging from procedures for initial expression of interest to negotiation and alteration of administrative contracts, especially to reestablish the financial balance of concession and PPP agreements.

The chart below identifies the main projects in which the members of Portugal Ribeiro Advogados have worked or are working, in the structuring, development, implementation or execution of projects, including their management and regulation.

  • Concession of metropolitan commuter train service in the state of Rio de Janeiro;
  • Concession of subway service in the state of Rio de Janeiro;
  • Contract for provision of public cable car service;
  • Concession for administration of the Brasília, Guarulhos and Viracopos airports;
  • Concession for administration of the Galeão and Confins airports;
  • Concessions for segments of highways BR 116 and 324 in Bahia (2nd step, phase II, of the federal highway concessions program);
  • Concession of highway BA-093 and associated roads;
  • Concession of highway BR-163 (3rd step of the federal highway concessions program);
  • Concession of highway BR-153 (3rd steps of the federal highway concessions program);
  • Concession of highway BR-050 (3rd steps of the federal highway concessions program);
  • Concession of the northern ring road in Belo Horizonte;
  • Concession of the “Nova Saída Norte” road system in the Federal District;
  • Concession of highway ERS 010;
  • PPP for the Suape Port-Industrial Complex in the state of Pernambuco;
  • Concession of a segment of the North-South Railroad;
  • Railroad Infrastructure and Logistics Program (PIL Ferrovias);
  • Light rail transit system in the city of Rio de Janeiro;
  • Line 3 of the Rio de Janeiro subway system;
  • Line 4 of the Rio de Janeiro subway system;
  • Line 4 – Yellow, of the São Paulo subway system;
  • Concession of the Transolímpica highway in the city of Rio de Janeiro;
  • Concession of the second bridge over the Guaíba River;
  • Assistance for definition and negotiation with the federal government of parameters for non-recourse project financing of federal highway concessions;
  • Project finance for projects to build and operate highways in the state of São Paulo, including negotiation and structuring;
  • Concession of the Rio-Niterói Bridge;
  • Lease agreements for areas on public ports, including assistance to extend their duration;
  • Concession of the bus transportation system of Salvador/BA;
  • PPP of Paiva’s Road System In Pernambuco;
  • Early extension of Carajás Railroad;
  • Early extension of Vitória Minas Railroad;
  • Concession of subway service (Line 6) in the state of São Paulo;
  • Counseling regarding the regulatory aspects of the minimum road freight rules.
  • Concession for water and sewer service in city of Itapema, Santa Catarina;
  • Concession for urban cleaning and solid waste management in the city of Palmas, Tocantins;
  • Concession for urban cleaning and solid waste management in the city of Sorocaba, São Paulo;
  • Concession for urban cleaning and solid waste management in the city of Vale do Assu, Rio Grand do Norte;
  • PPP for sewer services in the city of Vila Velha, Espírito Santo;
  • PPP for the water supply system in the city of São Lourenço, São Paulo;
  • PPP for the water supply system in the city of Barra Mansa, Minas Gerais;
  • PPP for expansion of the sewage collection and treatment system in the Recife metropolitan region;
  • Concession for water and sewer service in the state of Rio de Janeiro;
  • Concession for cleanup and revitalization of the Baixada de Jacarepaguá Lagoon Complex in the city of Rio de Janeiro;
  • Basic sanitation service in the state of Tocantins;
  • Concession for water and sewer service in the city of Cuiabá/MT;
  • PPP for urban cleaning and solid waste management in the city of Osasco/SP;
  • PPP for urban cleaning and solid waste management in the city of Taubaté/SP;
  • Concession of Dom Pedro I Road;
  • Concession for water and sewer service in the city of Paranaguá/PR.
  • PPP for broadband services in the state of Rio de Janeiro;
  • Legal assistance for change in shareholding control of a telecommunication company, to satisfy the regulatory limits resulting from ANATEL Resolution 101/1999;
  • Corporate structuring of companies holding licenses to operate geostationary satellites in Brazil;
  • Negotiation, legal structuring and drafting of contracts for exploitation of fiber optical networks;
  • PPP for schools in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais;
  • PPP for the Interactive Campus of the University of Pernambuco – UPE;
  • Legal consulting on the forms of federal government support to enable PPPs for construction of state and municipal schools for provision of non-teaching services;
  • PPP for the Hospital do Subúrbio in the state of Bahia;
  • PPP for the basic health network in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais;
  • PPP for imaging diagnosis centers, telemedicine network and electronic hospital management system in for the Bahia state government;
  • Studies on models for private participation to build infrastructure in the health sector;
  • Urban consortium operation for urban renewal in the city of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro;
  • PPP for the Porto Maravilha project in the city of Rio de Janeiro;
  • Concession of urban equipment for advertising purposes;
  • PPP for the Lund Route in the state of Minas Gerais;
  • Concession of forest areas in the Amazon region;
  • Concession of the Cataratas Park in Foz do Iguaçu/PR;
  • Concession of Fernando de Noronha Park in Pernambuco;
  • Concession of Rio de Janeiro’s Zoo;
  • PPP for the new Administrative Center in the Federal District;
  • PPP for the Administrative Center for the Federal Revenue Service in Brasília;
  • PPP for the Olympic Park in the city of Rio de Janeiro;
  • PPP for the Castelão multi-use arena;
  • PPP for the Arena Pernambuco multi-use arena;
  • Concession of Pacaembu Estadium.
  • Evaluation of PPPs for prisons in Brazil;
  • PPP for the Perímetro Pontal irrigation system in the state of Pernambuco;
  • PPP for the Perímetro Baixio Irecê irrigation system in the state of Bahia;