Global Elite Thought Leader Giovani Loss is the “leading person in the market”, and is both “very business-oriented and aware of the particularities of the energy sector”.
Giovani’s practice focuses on energy, oil and gas, and in particular on M&A transactions, financing and regulatory issues involving these industries. He was a legal counsel in the Houston office of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP (now Norton Rose Fulbright). He is one of the founding partners and a board member of the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies (IBDE), and a former chairman of the oil and gas law committee of the International Bar Association. He is licensed to practise law in Brazil, New York and England.
Giovani has a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais; a Master of Laws degree in public law from the University of São Paulo; and a Master of Laws degree from Stanford Law School.
He is recognised in numerous legal directories worldwide. Chambers Global recommends him as a foreign expert (US) for oil and gas (2013–2019), projects (2018), and energy and natural resources (2016), and also recommends him in its oil and gas (2011-2020) and projects (2012-2020) chapters. Chambers Latin America also lists him as a leading lawyer for oil and gas, and projects (2012-2020). He has been recognised in The Legal 500 for shipping (2014-2016) and energy and natural resources: hydrocarbons (2012-2019); and by IFLR1000 for banking, capital markets and project finance (2015 and 2017–2020) and energy, infrastructure and project development (2015-2016 and 2018–2020). He has also been listed in LACCA Approved as a leading lawyer in corporate/M&A and energy (2016-2020), and as a Thought Leader for energy (2019). He is the first Latin American winner of the WWL Energy Lawyer of the Year Award (2018).