Maria João C. P. Rolim

Institutional Partner


Areas of expertise: Energy Law


Has worked for more than 20 years with ​​Energy Law and is widely acknowledged for her expertise in regulatory and renewable energy issues. Currently President of the Energy Special Commission of OAB/SP (Brazilian Bar Association/São Paulo Section) and of the Economic Regulation Commission of OAB/MG (Minas Gerais Section).

Formation

  • PhD from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) of the Dundee University
  • LL.M. in European Law (Energy Markets) from the London School of Economics
  • LL.M. in Economic Law from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)
  • LL.B. from the Milton Campos School of Law
  • Economics degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC-MG)

Acknowledgments

  • Análise Advocacia 500: Energy and Regulatory (2019), Infrastructure and Regulatory (2017, 2016, 2015), Eletroelectrical (2015), Real Estate (2017, 2015), Steel and Mining (2015)
  • Chambers and Partners Global: Energy (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
  • Chambers and partners Latin America: Energy (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
  • IFLR: Energy and Infrastructure (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013), Projects (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)
  • Lacca: Energy (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014,2014)
  • Latin Lawyer 250: Energy (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
  • Leaders League – Telecommunications (2020)
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Energy (2020, 2019, 2018), Lawyer of the year in the state of São Paulo in Natural Resources (2020,2019)
  • The Legal 500: Energy (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012),  Competition and Antitrust (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)