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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:
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 undertakes litigation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution; and in addition, has a special focus on family law and mediation in conflicts. Recent highlights include Rafael Aneas Rodríguez successfully representing construction company Ghella Sogene against a pecuniary damages and loss of future earnings claim. The team is comprised of various experienced lawyers, among them founding partner Luis Alfredo Araque, who has great expertise in the resolution of both business and civil disputes. Marcos Carrillo and Pedro Sosa are also names to note.

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Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

Araquereyna has an experienced labour practice which covers the negotiation of individual and collective agreements, consulting and the prevention of labour risks and labour litigation, among other matters. The ‘strong team’ acts for clients including Turkish Airlines, South Genetics, and AON, among others, with the knowledgeable Luis Alfredo Araque a key contact. Following the departures of Simón Jurado-Blanco and Alexis Aguirre to found Jurado Blanco & Aguirre (JBA Legal), the firm hired labour specialist Fabiana Benaím in November 2017; with an established track record, she is regarded as ‘dedicated’ and ‘excellent’.

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