Sion Advogados’s team has more than thirty excellent lawyers and consultants acting to deliver only the highest quality counsel as well as the most efficient and innovative services in order to steadily advance client goals. The firm’s commitment to creating and sustaining a diverse work environment is absolute. Our team is composed of the most talented lawyers in the industry, works on an integrated business model, improving the supply and quality of services. Sion Advogados team is committed to helping you succeed. We work with individuals, organizations, and businesses of all sizes. We’ll help you prioritize your objectives and we’ll keep those objectives in mind by taking a practical and experienced approach to the solutions we pursue in collaboration with you.
Alexandre Oheb Sion
Founding partner of Sion Advogados
Post-Doctorate in Law at University of Salamanca, Spain (certificate pending on the doctoral dissertation defense). Doctorate and Masters in Law candidate at Universidade Autônoma de Lisboa, Portugal (credits performed). Master’s degree in International Commercial Law (L.LM) at University of California, United States. Expert in Constitutional Law, Civil Law, and Civil Procedure Law at FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas). Lawyer graduated in Law and in Business Administration. Professional with strong background in supporting the implementation and operation of large capital intensive industries and developments and of infrastructure projects in Brazil.
Bernardo Barbosa Pimentel Pessoa
Partner at Sion Advogados
Head of the Strategic Litigation, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Real Estate departments. Lawyer acting for more than a decade in legal advisory of large national and foreign companies, on structuring and supporting the implementation and operation of large capital intensive and infrastructure projects, besides M&A in the mining, oil and gas, infrastructure, logistic, energy and real estate segments. Specialist in corporate law, capital markets and contracts in both consultancy and litigation in judicial and arbitration procedures.
- Member of Energy Law Committee of Brazilian Bar Association/State of Minas Gerais (OAB/MG).
- Member of Arbitration Committee of Brazilian Bar Association/State of Minas Gerais (OAB/MG).
- Member of infrastructure works Committee of Brazilian Bar Association/State of Minas Gerais (OAB/MG).
Partner at Sion Advogados
Partner in the Energy Department at Sion Advogados. MBA in Management of the Electric Sector by FGV. Lawyer specialized in Regulatory Law and Energy Law with more than a decade of experience in the legal assistance of large and medium-sized companies, in all segments of the electric sector – generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization, acting before ANEEL, CCEE, ONS and MME.
- Founding Member, Secretary-General and Chairman of ABDEM’s Distributed Generation Committee.
- Member of the Energy and Infrastructure Law committees of OAB-MG.
- Member of the Chamber of the Energy Industry at FIEMG.
- Professor and Coordinator of postgraduate courses at PUC Minas.