Tiago Lobão Cosenza

Tiago Lobão Cosenza

Practice Areas

Regulatory Agencies, Environmental, Litigation and Conflict Resolution, Complex Contracts and Negotiations, Energy and Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Administrative & Public Law.


Phone number: +55 11 3847 3901


Mr. Cosenza works in the area of public law, advising clients on regulatory issues before Brazilian agencies. He has experience in structuring public private partnerships – PPP, in auctions and public bids.

He leads the team that deals with Electricity issues of Leite, Tosto e Barros, and has participated in several acquisitions of large companies, both inside and outside the country, besides advising companies in cases of great complexity involving regulatory agencies.


The Legal 500 – Energy and natural resources: electricity (2018).

The Legal 500 – Public law (2018).

Análise Advocacia 500 – Named as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil –Infrastructure and Regulatory Issues (2017).

Educational Background

Graduated in Law from Universidade Estácio de Sá – Unesa de Nova Friburgo/RJ.

Specialized in Consumer Law and Civil Responsibility from Unesa/RJ.

MBA in Regulatory and Corporate Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV/RJ.

Courses on Infrastructure Issues and Regulation of the Electricity and Sanitation Sector.

Other Activities

He also provides advice on Due Diligence analyses in mergers and acquisitions in the areas of administrative, regulatory and environmental law.

Member of committees of the Brazilian Association of Infrastructure and Base Industry – Abdib, such as: Power Generation Commission; Power Transmission Commission; Basic Sanitation Commission.

Member of the Brazilian Institute of Energy Law – Ibde.

Leader in Project Six Sigma Operational Excellence, Strategic Sourcing – Green Belt.

Lecturer in courses and seminars in the area of energy regulation.

Author of articles published in specialized newspapers, magazines and websites in the infrastructure area.


Portuguese and Spanish.
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