Aurelio Fernandez-Concheso

Aurelio Fernandez-Concheso is our exclusively recommended Transport Law expert in Venezuela on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Aurelio directly using the contact details listed above.

Aurelio obtained his law degree from Univeridad Católica Andrés Bello in 1982. He has a Master of Law (LL.M.) in Admiralty from Tulane University, 1983. He has been with Clyde & Co since 1991, and is one of the founders in Venezuela. He is practice manager and deals with complex contentious and non-contentious matters.

Aurelio has been Professor of General Maritime Law at Universidad Maritima del Caribe for more than fifteen years. He is a member and ex-Secretary General of the Iberoamerican Maritime Law Institute; Member of the International Bar Association; Titular Member of the Comité Maritime International; Curent President of the Venezuela Maritime Law Association; Member of the British Chamber of Commerce; Member of the Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce and Member of the Lawyers Association of Caracas.

Aurelio has represented a range of insurers, reinsurers, clubs, owners, operators and investors for over 20 years.

Aurelio Fernandez-Concheso has been a regular speaker not only in Venezuela, but also in Latin America and the United States, where he has had the opportunity to discuss several topics, including foreign investment in Venezuela as well as shipping law and business widely.

Firm Overview:

Clyde & Co is a dynamic, rapidly expanding global law firm focused on providing a complete legal service to clients in our core sectors.

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Andres Luis Halvorssen

Andres Luis Halvorssen is our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Venezuela on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Andres directly using the contact details listed above.

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Since 1990, RdHOO has rendered legal services to major domestic and foreign clients in Venezuela.

Our mission is to provide high quality legal services in a timely, efficient and competitive manner through an experienced team of professionals with exceptional skills.

Formerly known as “Anzola, Raffalli and Rodíguez”, our firm maintains its recognized tradition while constantly adapting to the challenges of the new times.

Most of our professionals have post-graduate studies in Venezuela, the United States or Europe, and several have also gained experience working in renowned firms abroad.

We actively participate in various relevant chambers and major trade associations in Venezuela.

Likewise, many of our members are active professors in the most prestigious universities nationwide.

Our main offices are in Caracas, but we are able to offer services in other cities of Venezuela, through local firms with whom we have a long and close relationship.

RdHOO is part of Terralex ®, an international network of independent law firms, which brings together more than 150 law firms worldwide, allowing us to complement our extensive international experience.

In RdHOO we strive daily to provide timely legal services that add value to our clients’ business.

Education History:

Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. Duke University School of Law (Master of Laws, 1995). Harvard University Extension School. Universidad Central de Venezuela.

Jorge Acedo-Prato

Jorge Acedo-Prato is our exclusively recommended IT Law expert in Venezuela on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jorge directly using the contact details listed above.

Jorge joined Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque in 1993 and he became partner in 1996. He specializes in the corporate area, focusing on mergers, acquisitions and banking. From 1996 to 1998, Jorge worked as visiting attorney in Steel, Hector & Davis in the USA. Currently, he has developed strong experience in these areas.

Speaking Engagements:

Since 1998, Jorge has participated as a speaker in international conferences of the American Bar Association, International Bar Association and Lex Mundi in Durban, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Miami and Paris, on mergers and acquisition topics.

Firm Overview:

Venezuelan leading full-service law firm with the strongest international reach that provides services to national and international clients following the highest quality standards.

With over 75 years of experience, Hoet & Partners is the leading intellectual property firm in Venezuela and one of the most recognised with a strong international reach. We are a full practice intellectual property law firm, characterised by always being at the forefront and innovating to provide personalised attention to meet the needs of our clients, becoming their allies in the development and protection of their Intellectual Property rights in Venezuela, Latin America and the Caribbean