Graduated in Law from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Specialization in Regulatory Law from Fundação Getulio Vargas – FGV and Environmental Law from Faculdade Cândido Mendes.
Marvin Menezes began his career in the energy sector in 2005 at Light’s Legal Department in Rio de Janeiro. In 2020 he will complete 15 years of a career specially dedicated to the Brazilian Electric Sector.
He has a holistic view of the business and its technical, regulatory and legal dimensions, with vast experience in matters related to the Brazilian Power Sector, from generation, in its most diverse sources, through transmission to distribution and commercialization of energy. In this area, the firm assists companies, free and special consumers, retailers, among other agents of the electricity sector, in various activities, such as the relationship with the Ministry of Mines and Energy (“MME”), the National Agency of Electric Energy (“ANEEL”) and the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (“ANP”), Energy Research Company (“EPE”), National Electric System Operator (“ONS”), among others.
He advises energy companies in tariff adjustment and review processes, and in administrative and judicial proceedings on regulatory matters.
His deep experience in the energy sector led him to understand and act in other diverse infrastructure areas, working with related contracts, such as: EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction), Built to Suit, BOT (Build, Operate and Transfer), among others. He also handles matters related to the operation of these contracts post-conclusion, working side by side with the operational team in the day-to-day operations of energy companies, including activities in the areas of litigation and arbitration, regulatory, civil, and environmental issues, among others.
Marvin is a member of the Special Commission on Electric Energy of the Brazilian Bar Association of Rio de Janeiro and a member of the Brazilian Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy (ABSOLAR) and the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies (IBDE). In addition, he is a professor at IBDE and at the LLM in Infrastructure and Regulation Law at Faculdade Getúlio Vargas – FGV.
Brazilian Bar Association in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian Photovoltaic Solar Energy Association (ABSOLAR). Brazilian Institute for the Study of Energy Law (IBDE).
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