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ARAQUEREYNA

CENTRO LIDO, TORRE C, PISO 8 OFICINA 81, AV FRANCISCO DE MIRANDA EL ROSAL, CARACAS, VENEZUELA
Tel:
Work +58 212 9539 244
Fax:
Fax +58212 9537 777
Web:
http://www.araquereyna.com
Caracas, Valencia

Luis Alfredo Araque

Tel:
Work +58 2129539244
Email:
ARAQUEREYNA

Work Department

Labour and Employment Law, Litigation and ADR.

Position

Founding Partner of ARAQUEREYNA. For more than 40 years he has focused his professional practice both on Civil Law, serving as a professor at the Andrés Bello Catholic University since 1971 and the Monteávila University since 2008, as well as on Labor Law. He has also stood out in resolution of civil and business disputes, both in the judicial field as well as through alternative dispute resolution methods (conciliation and arbitration). In the Labor Law field, Mr. Araque has played a leading role in Venezuela, having led several cases of national impact. His Litigation and Arbitration practice encompasses different sectors: construction and engineering, public works, telecommunications, and protection of foreign investments, among others.

Career

Civil Law Professor at the Andrés Bello Catholic University (since 1971) and at the Monteávila University (since 2008).

Languages

French, English and Spanish.

Member

He is included in the list of arbitrators of the Commercial Arbitration Center of the Caracas Chamber of Commerce (affiliated to the ICC) and the Business Center for Conciliation and Arbitration (CEDCA). Mr. Araque is also Chair of the Venezuelan Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club, of the Latin American Arbitration Association and of the ICC Latin American.

Education

Andrés Bello Catholic University (Lawyer, 1971); New York University Law School (Master in Comparative Jurisprudence, 1975).


Venezuela

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Araquereyna is regularly instructed by significant domestic and international clients in complex commercial litigation and arbitration. Rafael Aneas, Pedro Sosa and Guido Mejía are part of a team acting for construction consortium Consorcio El Sitio in a breach of contract dispute with Group Monsuserca concerning the construction of power plants in Venezuela. Other work included handling consumer protection litigation for General Motors Venezolana. Marcos Carrillo and Luis Alfredo Araque are the key names for arbitration.

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Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

Araquereyna has a broad human resources practice, handling social security matters alongside labour mandates. Its recent work includes assisting with collective bargaining agreements, negotiating contract terminations, updating companies’ labour policies, and handling employment litigation. Clients include Nokia Networks, BSN medical, and Kuehne + Nagel. Simón Jurado-Blanco is an employment law specialist, and Luis Alfredo Araque’s track record includes advising on labour law reforms. Alexis Aguirre is highly regarded for collective bargaining matters, employment consultations and proceedings. Associate Patricia Lozada Pérez is also noted.

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