Pedro Sosa > ARAQUEREYNA > Caracas, Venezuela > Lawyer Profile


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Venezuela > Banking and finance

The team at ARAQUEREYNA covers the full gamut of work in this area, advising on banking and finance matters, as well as capital markets and insurance issues. Other areas of expertise include developing programmes for the prevention and control of money laundering as well as foreign investment matters. Practice head Pedro Planchart has more than 30 years of experience in the banking and project financing area. Gustavo Reyna combines corporate and finance expertise. Pedro Sosa is another name to note.

Venezuela > Competition and antitrust

ARAQUEREYNA‘s team consists of Antonio CanovaPedro Sosa and associate Rodrigo Moncho Stefani. The group advises on free and unfair competition as well as on anti-dumping law.

Venezuela > Corporate and M&A

Full service firm ARAQUEREYNA has a strong cross-department offering, which enables the team to also advise on the tax, labour and immigration aspects of transactions. In the corporate space, it handles M&A, foreign exchange regime and corporate governance issues, among others. Manuel Reyna leads the group and has more than 30 years of experience. Pedro Sosa is a key contact for joint ventures and private equity and Pedro Planchart is another name to note.

Venezuela > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)


ARAQUEREYNA‘s dispute resolution team specialises in civil, commercial and IP litigation as well as in ADR. Key practitioners include Rafael Aneas Rodríguez, who has more than 30 years of experience in the field; founding partner Luis Alfredo Araque, who is a popular choice for contentious labour matters; Marcos Carrillo, who specialises in disputes in the construction, international contracting, insurance, and oil space; and Pedro Sosa, whose practice is focused on real estate and finance-related matters. Associate Guido Mejía is also noted.

Venezuela > Energy and natural resources

The team at ARAQUEREYNA advises primarily prvate sector clients on corproate matters in the oil segment. The team handles project finance and advisory work for a diverse client roster including  international companies, traders, regulators and investors. Roberto Strauss is well versed in commercial and corporate aspects in the hydrocarbons area.  Pedro Planchart and Pedro Sosa are other contacts in the practice group.

Venezuela > Labour and employment

ARAQUEREYNA has a strong labour and employment practice, which is noted for its experience in handling the negotiation of individual and collective agreements; advising on the prevention of labour risks; and assisting with administrative and judicial procedures. Rodrigo Moncho Stefani was instructed by Turkish Airlines to advise on compliance with local labour agencies and industrial safety and social security regulations. Other work saw Pedro Sosa and associate Patricia Lozada Pérez advising Domino’s Pizza on the health and safety risks arising from the delivery activity of its employees. The practice is led by Luis Alfredo Araque, who has more than 40 years’ experience. Fabiana Benaím left for a position at Vocem.