Mário Saadi

Partner at Tauil & Chequer Advogados
Brazil

Mário is a partner at Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown. He has a broad experience of working with concessions, PPPs and other infrastructure projects and financing. He focuses his practice on the logistics sector, including ports, airports, roads, railways and underground transportation. He has worked in several huge groundbreaking projects, such as: the PPP project for the concession of public lighting services in the City of São Paulo; the PPP for the provision of air traffic control services in Brazil; the concession project for the use of BR/101 (ES-BA); the studies BNDES carried out for a comprehensive understanding of the port sector in Brazil; assisted the winning bidder for the use of the Salvador Airport; and assisted in the transfer of indirect control of the toll road operator Abertis. He is an arbitrator in the Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation for the Paraná Industries Federation and author of the books ‘Private Initiative Procedures in the Brazilian Legal System, ‘Semipublic Utility Companies’ and ‘The PPP Law Review’.