Chairman

Maputo

+258 2149 6900

Market leader

Portuguese and English


Bar admissions:

Mozambique

Jurisdictions:

Mozambique

Practice areas:

Banking
Energy and infrastructure
M&A
Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Energy
Mining
Oil and gas
Social infrastructure
Transport


With 26 years of experience, as General Counsel of private companies, State organisations and corporations throughout Mozambique, is involved in initiatives such as BOT, BOOT, restructuring of companies, foreign investment, financing, privatization and public procurement (transport, mining, aviation, energy, oil, gas, Port, rail and business infrastructure). He is an expert in Project Finance and Finance Structure having participated in most Power and Infrastructure projects in recent years in Mozambique.

  • Advising the Government and participating in the drafting of a new electricity Law to regulate the electricity sector in Mozambique;
  • Legal assistance for the development and implementation of a 40 MWp solar power project in Cuamba, Niassa Province, Mozambique;
  • Legal consultancy services for the Government of Mozambique in defining an energy sector reform strategy and a feasible roadmap for implementing the proposed reform program to improve the performance of the country’s energy sector in the short, medium and long term.
  • Leader of the legal components in the consortium to provide legal assistance KfW and Ministry of Mineral Resources and energy within Project Inception, Developing Optimum Program Feasibility, Legal and Regulatory Framework Updates, Detailed Program Design, Institutional Structuring and Capacity Building, Prepare Business Case Report.
  • Legal Assistance for Oil and Gas company with a legal due diligence to the procedures and requirements for the award of the concessions for the Power Plant and the FSRU, respectively, and with an overview of the prohibited commercial practices under the Mozambican Competition Legislation.

  • Financial restructuring
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Project finance
  • Energy
  • Natural resources

  • Degree in Law, from Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, in 1995
  • Post-graduation on Corporate Law, from Faculdade de Direito, na Universidade de Lisboa, in 1996
  • Post-graduation on Administrative Law, from Universidade Eduardo Mondlane and Supreme Administrative Court, in 1998
  • Post-graduation on Project Finance Structures, from Universidade de Cape Town, in 2000