Leader of São Paulo Office Banking & Finance

Eduardo Lima

Banking & Finance

“He has strong technical skills, vast experience locally and abroad, and is always anticipating issues.”
Chambers Brazil, 2022


Eduardo Alves Lima is a partner in the São Paulo office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown. He is a member of the Banking & Finance practice. Eduardo represents financial institutions, multilateral organizations, equity sponsors, private equity houses and corporate clients in financing transactions, banking regulatory and related matters, including project financings (with experience of wide range of infrastructure and energy transactions), acquisition financings, out-of-court restructurings, asset-based loans and structured trade finance.


Ports and Project Finance:

  • Advised Banco do Brasil S.A. and Banco Itaú BBA S.A., acting as financial advisors, in connection to the potential financing for the implementation of two (2) liquefied natural gas (LNG) thermoelectric power plants and associated infrastructure in Brazil.
  • Advised Bradesco BBI, Banco Votoratim and Itau BBA in a project finance for Energias Renováveis do Brasil – ERB for the construction and implementation of a thermal power plant in the state of Bahia.
  • Advised Brazil Mezzanine Infrastructure Fund (BMIF), a fund managed by Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd. in a mezanine financing for Bioenergy Geradora de Energia S.A. for the construction and implementation of 4 wind power plants located in state of Rio Grande do Norte.
  • Advised Banco Credit Agricole do Brasil S.A., Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. and Banco BTG Pactual S.A., acting as financial advisors of Concessionária Move São Paulo S.A., which has as its shareholders Odebrecht Transport S.A., Construtora Queiroz Galvão S.A. and UTC Participações S.A., in connection with the project financing of the Line 6 – Orange of São Paulo Subway.


  • “Versatile practice head Eduardo Lima has strong credentials for assisting sponsors, lenders and government agencies in project financings.” Ranked as Recommended Lawyer for Banking and Finance, Energy and Natural Resources > Electricity, Projects and Infrastructure and Restructuring and Insolvency, in The Legal 500 – Latin America, 2023
  • Ranked as Excellent for Banking and Finance in Leaders League, 2023
  • Ranked as Excellent for Projects & Infrastructure in Leaders League, 2023
  • Ranked as Highly Recommended for Power Law in Leaders League, 2023


  • Duke University, LLM
  • Mackenzie University, LLB

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