Társis Gonçalves

Társis Gonçalves

Senior Associate

Email tarsis.goncalves@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 5283

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish, French, Portuguese

Practice groupCorporate

Társis Gonçalves is a senior associate in the firm's Corporate practice in London. As a triple-qualified lawyer (England, New York and Brazil) he advises clients on a wide range of cross-border transactional and advisory work, including public and private M&A, private equity investments (including co-investments, secondaries and GP-led transactions), joint ventures and commercial contracts. He specialises in the infrastructure, natural resources and renewables sectors, and has also advised clients operating in the pharmaceutical, automotive and consumer industries. His practice has involved advising international clients on inbound and outbound transactions in Europe, Brazil, India and Africa.

Társis' experience has also included serving for one year as the acting general counsel of the Kuwait Investment Authority in London (the world's 4th largest sovereign wealth fund) on secondment from Hogan Lovells. He advised the KIA on a wide range of private equity and M&A transactions.

Társis joined Hogan Lovells in 2015, after three years as an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer in London, and he has also worked in a leading law firm in Brazil. Társis holds a corporate LLM from the New York University and an LLM and MBA from the Centre of Energy, Petroleum and Mining in Dundee, Scotland. A native Portuguese speaker, Társis is also fluent in English and French.

Education and admissions


M.B.A., University of Dundee, 2012

LL.M., University of Dundee, 2011

LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2010

LL.B., State University of Rio de Janeiro, 2009


Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

American Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

England and Wales

New York


Representative experience

Kuwait Investment Authority/Wren House on its £1.35bn acquisition, through a consortium, of a 26% stake in the London-based utility company, Thames Water.

An international oil company on its proposed US$2bn acquisition of a large portfolio of UK upstream and downstream assets held by Shell/BG.

Qatar Petroleum on its acquisition of oil and gas interests in South Africa.

Marathon Oil on its US$450m disposal of oil and gas interest in Libya.

Rolls-Royce on the sale of its world-wide energy gas turbine and compressor business to Siemens for £785 million.

An American global investment management corporation on its proposed acquisition of a portfolio of FPSO and FSUs vessels operating in Angola, India, Vietnam and Indonesia.

Brookfield Asset Management on its £160m disposal of International Energy Group, a gas distribution network operator in Europe.

BP on its US$135m disposal of interests and operation of offshore oil and gas fields in Brazil.

A private equity company on its acquisition of a wind farm engineering services company operating in Europe, Africa and Australia.

BG Group, in cooperation with other 8 major IOCs on the finance and construction of a US$400 million global subsea well control system.

The Craftory on its $300m incorporation and capitalisation by management and the investors for the acquisition of consumer brands in Africa South America and Europe.

Pantheon on a number of acquisitions and disposals of private equity funds interests.

A number of pension funds on the dispoals of portfolios of private equity funds interest.

Novartis on the sale of its animal-health division, on the formation of a world-leading consumer healthcare business in a joint venture with GSK.

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