An experienced energy attorney with an extensive track record advising on multi-billion-dollar international oil and gas projects and operations, Ali Hage is a partner of the Firm’s Oil, Gas & Biofuels and Infrastructure & Projects practices, based in Rio de Janeiro.
Ali has worked across different businesses segments within the oil and gas industry, from natural gas distribution and transportation to the full life cycle of the upstream, from early licensing and exploration to production and decommissioning. He is extremely familiar in providing strategic advice to oil and gas businesses, leveraging on his strong legal and operational knowledge of the industry to add value on how transactions should be structured and how risks should be managed.
Ali has led and coordinated legal support to a variety of matters relevant to the oil and gas industry, from financing, M&A transactions and project development to critical issues closer to companies’ operations, including disputes, compliance, emergency response and procurement.
Prior to joining the Firm Ali worked for circa 13 years in senior in-house legal counsel roles for BG Group, based initially in São Paulo, then in Rio de Janeiro and lastly in Aberdeen, UK. More recently, he was the Vice President leading the Legal, Compliance and Contracts and Procurement areas of one of the most important business divisions of BG Group, responsible for the company’s UK and Norway oil and gas production.