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LEGA Abogados

LEGA Abogados  

Legal Services | Venezuela

tel: +58 (0) 212 2772200 | fax:
Av. Eugenio Mendoza, Torre La Castellana, Piso 7. | Caracas | 1060 | Venezuela

Main Contacts

Carlos Dominguez

Carlos DominguezSenior Partner


Caracas, Venezuela

LEGA Abogados's Overview

LEGA is a leading law firm in the Venezuelan market and of international renown. At LEGA, we have a modern approach to the practice of law, supported by the use of technology and based on the values of excellence, tenacity, integrity, empathy, innovation and versatility. The firm brings together more than 500 years of experience in the practice of law and, in 2018, its partners decided to give it greater dynamism, a new image and its current name, coming from Esperanto.

LEGA has 38 service areas, divided into 15 practice areas, covering all branches of law, and 23 industry areas, created on the basis of the extensive experience of our team in those business sectors. LEga is one of the largest law firms in Venezuela and its lawyers have accumulated more than 40 awards, granted by the world's most important legal publications, which have also certified the high quality of all our practice groups.

With a strong international focus, LEGA is the preferred law firm of a high number of multinational clients in Venezuela. The firm is an exclusive member of several international networks that oblige it to maintain the highest standards of service to domestic and foreign clients. In Venezuela, LEGA has been a key participant in academic associations and its lawyers have been involved in leadership roles in many of them.

LEGA mission is to provide clients with high-level legal advice, aimed at obtaining results in a cost-efficient manner and based on the use of technology.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1942
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 3
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 53

Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish


Areas of Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Change Control
  • Corporate Criminal
  • Corporate Governance
  • Foreign Investment
  • Foreign Trade and Customs
  • Free Competition
  • Immigration
  • Labor and Employment
  • Legal Compliance
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Public and Regulatory
  • Taxes


Junior Partner

Andres Chacon

Andres ChaconJunior Partner

Natalia De Paz

Natalia De PazJunior Partner

Alejandro Gallotti

Alejandro GallottiJunior Partner

Carlos Henriquez

Carlos A HenriquezJunior Partner

Andres Linares

Andres LinaresJunior Partner

Victoria Montero

Victoria S MonteroJunior Partner

Elina Pou-Ruan

Elina Pou-RuanJunior Partner


Of Counsel


Sanitary Regulation of Social Responsibility before the Coronavirus
LEGA Abogados, June 2020

On June 1, 2020, the Ministry of Popular Power for Health (MPPS) issued Resolution No 090, which establishes the health regulations for social responsibility in the face of the pandemic called Coronavirus (Covid-19) in order to mitigate and eradicate the virus infections within the national territory. Said Resolution was published in the Official Gazette No. 41,891 dated June 1, 2020. Purpose : to establish health regulations for social responsibility in the face of the pandemic called Coronavirus (Covid-19), which seeks to establish the necessary mechanisms to achieve the prevention of contagion...

COVID-19 Report
LEGA Abogados, March 2020

    At LEĜA we are monitoring the measures that are taken to face the crisis generated by COVID-19 and we will be sending updates to our reports and comments divided by practice areas and industry so that you can easily find the information that is relevant to you. Please note that it is our policy to report announced measures only when they are translated into acts published in the Official Gazette. In this first installment, you will find relevant information related to the measures that have been taken to date and some general recommendations that we give for information purposes only...

All articles submitted by LEGA Abogados


Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque Abogados Announces Change of Corporate Identity
LEGA Abogados, May 2018

We are pleased to announce that from 8 March 2018, we at Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque Abogados will continue our operations under the name of Leĝa Abogados, a leading Venezuelan law firm committed to providing a new and innovative approach to the local and global challenges of a changing market. Our intention is to invigorate our firm, with an important emphasis on institutionalization and the use of technology to be closer to our clients. Since 2002, the full-service law firm Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque Abogados has been operating independently from Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque, the intellectual property firm, which will still operate under that same name...

All press submitted by LEGA Abogados

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