Born in Caracas, Venezuela; admitted to bar, 1983, Venezuela.



Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Law Degree, cum laude, 1983; Specialist in Commercial Law, 1987); University of Michigan Law School (LL.M., 1988).



«Juridical Nature of the Mercantile Registry», Caracas, 1982; «The Accidental Elements in the Testament», Judicial Council Review No. 34, Caracas, 1985; «Some Legal Aspects of the Intervention of the Credit Institutions», Private Law Review, Caracas, 1985; «Some Comments on the Limitations to International Trade and the Possible Entry of Venezuela in the GATT», Commercial Law Review, Caracas, 1988; «The Unidroit Principles», Catholic University Law Review No 51 , 1997; «Considerations on the Correspondence between Form and Substance and Equality before the Law, given the Forced Transfers in favor of PDVSA», Political and Social Sciences Academy Bulletin, July-December 2010, No 149, Caracas; «Juridical Considerations on the Hypothesis of PDVSA’s Bankruptcy», Political and Social Sciences Academy Bulletin, January-December 2011, No 150, Caracas; «Legal Reconstruction, Considerations on Law Contributions to the Improvement of the Country, Upon a Change of Direction», Political and Social Sciences Academy Bulletin, January- December 2013, No 151, Caracas; «What to Do to Attract Investments?», Political and Social Sciences Academy Bulletin, January-December 2015, No 153; and «A Reflection on the Deterioration of Freedom by the Undermining of Responsibility», Venezuelan Review of Legislation and Jurisprudence, No 13-I, 2020, Caracas.


Professor of:

Estate Law (1983-1985), Export Finance (1990) and International Trade (1990-present), Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas; visiting professor of International Finance, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración, Caracas, 1989 and 1990; Law of International Trade (2019-present), Florida Atlantic University.



Federal District Bar Association.



Spanish and English.


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Phone (58 212) 951.38.11 or 951.17.30 (ext. 222)
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