Firm Profile > Würth Bedoya Costa Du Rels Abogados > Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Würth Bedoya Costa Du Rels Abogados

Corporate and M&A Tier 2

Active across a wide spectrum of corporate matters, Würth Bedoya Costa Du Rels Abogados' team is led by Fernando Bedoya, who is noted for handling high-value acquisitions and transactional work across a range of sectors. Karla Würth, well known for her strength in oil and gas sector matters, continues to advise clients such as Rockwell Automation, Rigmaster and Industria Soprastelle on all their corporate and commercial matters. Mauricio Costa du Rels is highly regarded for his M&A expertise; newly promoted partner Jorge Nelson Serrate is also a key name. Associate María Pía Arce is recommended.

Banking and finance Tier 3

Würth Bedoya Costa Du Rels Abogados handles project-related, asset-purchase financing; loan-agreement matters; and debt structuring work. The team is especially active in the hydrocarbons sector. Karla Würth and Fernando Bedoya head the practice; senior associate María Pía Arce has expertise in capital markets and corporate finance. The client roster includes Banco Nacional de Bolivia, Penta Las Américas and BTG Pactual Chile.

Energy and natural resources Tier 3

Based in offices in Santa Cruz and La Paz, Würth Bedoya Costa Du Rels Abogados is strong in a range of energy and natural resources sub-sectors. The team also handles power supply agreements, environmental compliance, permits and mining contract negotiations. Mauricio Costa du Rels is strong in contractual and corporate-related oil, gas and power work, while Karla Würth is noted for her expertise in advising on the financial aspects of power project mandates. Fernando Bedoya is active in energy-sector corporate work.

Labour and employment Tier 3

Karla Würth leads the practice at Würth Bedoya Costa Du Rels Abogados, which is especially strong in labour restructuring; the team also handles employment contracts and compensation, among other areas. Mauricio Costa du Rels and Jorge Nelson Serrate, now a partner, are also key contacts; associates Carla Saracho and Gabriel Duchen are noted.

Real estate Tier 3

Würth Bedoya Costa Du Rels Abogados is noted for its expertise in handling rural, urban and industrial real estate instructions; key strengths of the practice include land and commercial property transactions, and assisting clients with property ownership matters. The team is also recognised for its capabilities in assisting foreign law firms with real estate mandates. Mauricio Costa du Rels, Fernando Bedoya and newly promoted partner Jorge Nelson Serrate are the key contacts.

WBC Abogados provides high quality legal services to national and international companies in the corporate, commercial, industrial, oil & energy, intellectual property and finance services sectors among others. The firm advises both local and international clients, and has advised in the negotiation, development and implementation of some of the most important and complex projects in the country. WBC Abogados has a highly qualified team, with in-depth experience in the Bolivian market, and a significant amount of its members have obtained post graduate degrees from some of the most prestigious universities around the world, such as New York University, Culumbia University, Georgetown University, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Bucerius Law School, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, among others.

The firm has two offices, located in the two largest cities of the country, with its main office in Santa Cruz, and a branch in La Paz.

WBC Abogados offers its clients a strong global reach thanks to our specialized team of professionals and our partnerships and connections with international law firms and networks. The firm recently joined the renowned legal firm network TAG Alliances, as the new member for Bolivia. Also, the firm is an active member of the International Bar Association, International Trademark Association (INTA), and Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA).

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner Karla Würth +591-3-3448099
Partner Fernando Bedoya +591-3-3448099
Partner Mauricio Costa du Rels +591-3-3448099
Partner Jorge N. Serrate +591-3-3448099
Partner Carolina Finfera +591-3-3448099
Partners : 5
Lawyers : 15
Of Counsel : 2
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Administrative : 4
Investment Department : 5