André Valicente is an associate in the Environmental practice of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown in the Rio de Janeiro office. With experience in the Environmental practice since 2019, he focuses his practice on preventive consulting, including environmental licensing, contaminated areas and risk assessment in environmental audits. André advises companies in administrative proceedings, civil inquiries, public civil actions and crisis management and litigation, particularly representing clients as plaintiffs to secure immediate injunctions.


  • Advised a large Spanish multinational in the energy sector with environmental aspects related to the development of solar and wind projects in the state of Bahia and Rio de Janeiro, including issues of specially protected spaces and environmental compensation.
  • Advised a large Brazilian company in the area of shipbuilding, leasing and operational services of ships in matters involving environmental licensing and Environmental Compensation Commitment Terms.
  • Advised a large Brazilian consortium in the hydroelectric energy sector on various issues related to land occupation and dam construction.
  • Advises a large Brazilian timber industry in updating international, federal, state and municipal standards relevant to all activities carried out by the group.


Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Bacharel em Direito


  • Brazil