Born, Caracas, Venezuela, April 29, 1982; admitted to Bar, 2006; joined MENPA - Mendoza, Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar & Cía. in 2005. Partner since 2019.
Assists local and international clients on corporate business matters and finances; with emphasis on private equity, corporate and financial structures. Experienced in M&A (including due diligence procedures), real estate, foreign investment, sports and entertainment, capital markets, public law and regulatory matters, as well as active in pro-bono work.
Co-leads the team on international sanctions, as they relate to Venezuelan law. Represents clients in dispute resolution.
Director of several Venezuelan and foreign companies. Director of the National Council for Investment Promotion (CONAPRI), Director of the Venezuelan Association of Private Equity (Venecapital) and Member of the Venezuela–United States Businessmen Council (CEVEU).
Author of articles on investment and in the law and regulations of securities.
Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Lawyer, 2005).
Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración, IESA (Master in Business Administration, MBA, 2011).
Spanish and English.
Awards and recognitions
Recognized by Chambers Latin America in Corporate / Mergers and Acquisitions. Has been recognized in the area of Real Estate (no longer covered for the country).
Recognized by Chambers Global as Up and Coming in Corporate / Mergers and Acquisitions.
Recognized by The Legal 500 in Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Energy and Natural Resources, Real Estate, and Tax.
Recognized by Latin Lawyer in Corporate and M&A, Real Estate and Tourism, and Anti-corruption Investigations and Compliance.