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Maria Isabel Amato Felippe da Silva


Maria Isabel Amato is an associate in the M&A and Infrastructure practice of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown in the São Paulo office. Her practice focuses on mining and energy law.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Prepared, revised and negotiated Advisory contracts in energy auctions promoted by ANEEL and contracts in the energy and construction sector Structuring of transactions involving bids and contracts, mainly concessions.


Columbia University, Executive Training on Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Minerário, Postgraduate degree in Mining Law

Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Minerário, Extension Course in “Environmental Law Applied to Mining" and “Mining Law, Environmental Law and Sustainability”

Instituto Passadori, Communication Techniques and Public Presentation

Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), MA, Research Center on Diffuse and Collective Law

Federal University of Minas Gerais, Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent)

University of Dundee, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, Mining Agreements and Transactions course


  • Brazil