Giovani’s practice focuses on energy, oil and gas and in particular on merger and acquisition transactions, financing and regulatory issues involving these industries. He was a legal counsel in the Houston office of Fulbright and Jaworski LLP (now Norton Rose Fulbright). He is one of the founding partners of the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies and a chairman of the Oil & Gas Law Committee of the International Bar Association. He is licensed to practise law in Brazil, New York and England.


  • Chambers Global – Oil and Gas (2011–2021); Projects (2012–2021); Foreign Expert USA: Oil & Gas (2013–2021);
  • Chambers Latin America – Oil and Gas (2012–2021); Projects (2012–2021)
  • Finance Monthly – Dealmaker of the Year (2021)
  •  IFLR 1000 Highly regarded: Banking, Capital Markets, Project Development, Project finance (2018–2020)
  • LACCA Approved – Corporate/M&A; Energy (2016 –2021)
  • Latin Lawyer 250 – Corporate and M&A; Project Finance and Infrastructure; Energy; Maritime (2020)
  • The Legal 500 – Leading Individuals: Energy and Natural Resources: hydrocarbons (2012–2021);  
  • Who’s Who Legal Global – Energy (2018 – 2020)

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