Danielli Pugliese



Education and Clerkships

Master of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2009

Bachelor of Law, Rio de Janeiro State University, 2004


England and Wales







Danielli Pugliese is an associate in the Energy, Power and Natural Resources Practice Group in the London office of Haynes and Boone. Danielli’s practice focuses on international offshore drilling and production projects.

Danielli is a dual-qualified lawyer (England and Wales / Brazil) with several years of experience, particularly in the upstream oil and gas sector. She has previously worked in-house for the oil and gas arm of one of Brazil’s largest conglomerates and played a pivotal role on a range of high-profile cross-border transactions.

Prior to that, Danielli was seconded to the legal department (M&A division) of a major mining company, worked as an associate at top-tier private practices in Brazil and advised a Commissioner at the Brazilian Securities Commission.

Danielli is a native Portuguese speaker, fluent in English and conversant in French and Spanish.

Selected Client Representations

  • US$5 billion financial debt extrajudicial reorganization approved in Brazil and followed by a Chapter 15 procedure in New York (largest ever Brazilian extrajudicial reorganisation)
  • US$1.7 billion and US$580 million offerings of high-yield project bonds in the international market (largest project bond offerings by Latin American corporate issuer)
  • US$550 million perpetual notes offering in the international market
  • Multi-billion project financing involving national and international creditors for building and operating 5 UDW drilling rigs (deal not closed)
  • US$470 million project financing involving international creditors for acquiring, upgrading and operating an UDW drilling rig

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