Gedham Medeiros Gomes

Phone+55 21 2127 4298

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Practice Areas

  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Environmental
Contact InfoTelephone: +55 21 2127 4298
Fax: +55 21 2127 4211
EducationUniversidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ); Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio 2011 currently attending Post Graduation Course in Brazilian Environmental Law)
Admitted2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Member, Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), Rio de Janeiro, 2009.

LanguagesEnglish; Portuguese

Gedham Gomes is an associate in the Rio de Janeiro office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados' Environmental practice. His practice encompasses litigation, including class action suits and administrative proceedings, and transaction/consulting, assisting national and multinational companies in environmental permitting proceedings, compliance and due diligences of assets related to several industries, such as food processing, ports and transport, real estate, power generation and transmission, water supply, waste management, agribusiness, stockbreeding, mining and oil & gas. Gedham Gomes also represents companies in negotiations with Brazilian public entities, including federal, state and municipal environmental agencies, as well as the Federal and State Prosecutor's Offices.

Previously he was a law clerk at Tauil & Chequer Advogados associated with Thompson & Knight LLP (2009); and a law clerk at Doria, Jacobina, Rosado e Gondinho Advogados Associados (2007-2009).


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Brazilian Superior Court of Justice Recognizes Environmental Product Liability
Luiz Gustavo Bezerra,Gedham Medeiros Gomes,Gabriela Mello, August 27, 2014
The Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) has published a decision recognizing, for the first time, the environmental product liability of manufacturers of potentially polluting products.

New CONAMA Resolution Regulates Environmental Permitting of Wind-Power Plants
Luiz Gustavo Bezerra,Gedham Medeiros Gomes,Gabriela Mello, August 5, 2014
On July 25, 2014, the Brazilian National Environmental Council (CONAMA) enacted Resolution No. 462, regulating specific proceedings for the environmental permitting of land wind-power plants. In summary, the new resolution provides for different permitting procedures according to the environmental...

Brazilian Forest Code, Rural Environmental Registry and Environmental Regularization Programs
Luiz Gustavo Bezerra,Gedham Medeiros Gomes, May 13, 2014
After nearly two years of waiting, the Environmental Ministry published, on May 6, 2014, Regulation No. 2 (Regulation), formally implementing the Rural Environmental Registry (RER). Now, all rural properties must be enrolled in the RER System (RERSYS) by May 2015. This deadline may be extended for...

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Gedham Medeiros Gomes

Rua do Carmo, 43-8° Andar Centro
Rio de Janeiro RJ 20011-020

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