The dynamism in the world of business today, in which new legal institutes emerge to make them feasible, added to the new legal dispositions being issued based on the Bolivian Constitution, determine the necessity for updated legal counseling, in order to provide an environment of certitude in the undertakings carried out.
Becerra de la Roca Donoso & Asociados (BDA Abogados) is a law firm with an outstanding professional team with more than ten (10) years of professional experience and law degrees from prestigious universities abroad, which allows its members to have a solid, modern and updated vision of the law, in order to provide excellence in legal services that satisfy the needs of its clients in an efficient, practical and personalized manner.
The members have qualified professional experience in regulation, antitrust, energy and business law that allows the firm to render a full range of legal services in the principal areas of law in everyday operations as well as complex transactions that require specialized knowledge.
BDA Abogados has offices in Santa Cruz and La Paz and correspondent firms in the rest of Bolivia as well as abroad.
– LL.M. in International Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C.
– Master in Economic Law, Andean University, La Paz
– Course on International Oil & Gas Law, Contracts and Negotiations, AIPN RMMLF, Houston TX.
– Course on Public Utilities Regulation and Antitrust, UADE – CEER, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
– Lawyer, Bolivian Catholic University, La Paz
– Foreign Trade Operator, IDEA, La Paz
Memberships & Certifications: Fulbright scholar; La Paz Bar Association; Santa Cruz Bar Association; Bolivian National Bar Association; registered attorney in the Supreme Court of Bolivia; American Bar Association (ABA), Section of International Law and Practice, Section of Business Law; International Bar Association (IBA); member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN); Member of the ICC Arbitration Committee Bolivian Chapter, Registered arbitrator in CAINCO (Santa Cruz) and Cámara Nacional de Comercio CNC (La Paz).
Experience: Managing Partner, BDA Abogados; Associate, Guevara & Gutierrez, SC; Legal Consultant, Narcotics Affairs Section U.S. Embassy, Santa Cruz – Bolivia.; Chief Counsel of YPFB (Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos), La Paz-Bolivia; Senior Counsel of the General Superintendence of SIRESE; Legal Consultant of the Superintendence of Electricity, In-house Counsel of Banco Bisa S.A.; Legal Consultant to the Presidency of the Republic.
Teaching: Professor in International Commercial Contracts, Administrative Law and Regulation, and alternative dispute resolution in different graduate programs in Private University of Santa Cruz (UPSA), Catholic University and Andean University “Simón Bolívar¨).
Areas of Practice:
– Banking law
– Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions
– Administrative and Regulatory Law
– Oil and Gas, Electricity
– International Business Law
– Litigation and arbitration
– Basic Portuguese