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Pugliese Danielli

Danielli Pugliese

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.

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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


Bachelor of Law, Rio de Janeiro State University, 2004

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







England and Wales

Building for Life: The Court Approach to 'Design Life' in Construction Contracts
December, 02 2020

An important consideration for structures being built for use offshore and in challenging environments is their expected operational life. As it is difficult to carry out maintenance and repairs offshore, design and build contracts will commonly specify a design life. In the decision of Blackpool Borough Council v Volkerfitzpatrick Ltd and others1, the High Court revisited how English courts wil [...]