Connect to a lawyer

Rodríguez & Mendoza

The firm, founded in 1910, has grown to become one of the leading law firms in Venezuela. Rodríguez & Mendoza is a law firm oriented to the world of business. The expertise gained in many transactions allow us to provide clients with legal advice in an efficient, clear and decisive manner.

Rodríguez & Mendoza is an integrated law firm that renders services in most areas of law, its typical clients being corporations listed in the Fortune 500 list. The firm has been involved in many of the most important transactions that have taken place in past years, in different areas, from project financing, small, medium and large financing agreements, oil and gas projects, mergers and acquisitions, corporate, real estate, tax planning, labor matters, environmental issues, antitrust litigation. More than 50% of the firm´s portfolio is made up international clients in the following areas: energy (oil and gas), corporate, tax, banking and finance, labour, international investment, real estate, environmental and arbitration.

A large number of lawyers and partners in the firm are professors of law in important universities in the country. The firm advises its clients on their day-to-day corporate issues and compliance with regulations. The firm is constantly engaged in mergers and acquisitions, spin off transactions, due diligences, corporate governance matters. The firm has participated in many important transactions that have taken place in recent years. In particular, we have participated in the financing of three of four extra-heavy oil projects in Venezuela, and them in the refinancing of such projects as a consequence of the nationalization undertaken by the Venezuelan government.

Rodríguez & Mendoza has extensive expertise in the oil and gas sector, and is widly regarded as one of the leading firm in this area. The firm has rendered legal advice to private sponsors in the structuring of mixed companies for oil and gas projects, project under gas licenses as well as in several petrochemical projects. The firm has also prepared, reviewed and analyzed contracts, complex legal tax scenarios, EPC agreements, drilling platform and pipeline agreements, permits, environmental issues and the like. Rodríguez & Mendoza actively advices private oil and gas companies in their day-to-day operations and issues arising from their activities with local partners.

Rodríguez & Mendoza has advice clients in the oil and gas, construction and food industries in the identification and preparation of environmental permits, authorization and licenses. Specialist Areas: • Corporate • Energy (oil and gas) • Commercial • Tax • Banking and finance • Project Finance • Labour • International Investment • Real Estate • Environmental • Arbitration • Telecommunications • Intellectual property

Main Practice Areas

Arbitration & ADR
Banking and Finance
Commercial contracts
Construction & Infrastructure
Corporate tax
Customs & Excise
Competition & Distribution
Employment & Labor
Equity Capital Markets & IPOs
Financial Services
Insurance
Mergers & Acquisitions
Partnerships
Private client
Private Equity
Projects
Energy & Natural Resources
Real Estate & Planning
VAT & Indirect Tax

Contact

Edificio Parque Cristal, Torre Este
Piso 11, Av. Francisco de Miranda
Los Palos Grandes
Caracas 1062
Venezuela

Interlaw makes the world a smaller place by offering clients access to seamless cross-border legal services through one point of contact. Our strategic partnership comprises first-rate independent law firms with over 7,500+ lawyers in 140+ locations. Our clients instruct multilingual counsel, attune to local cultures and customs, who uncover opportunities and anticipate risks to deliver innovative solutions to the most complex legal and business projects.

Connect to a lawyer

Interlaw offers clients a genuine global advantage, enabling them to access 7,500+ first class lawyers wherever in the world they are headquartered or wish to do business. With several decades of experience advising leading multinational clients, we harness the scope of our extensive operations spanning all five continents to provide an alternative global legal services solution that puts clients at the forefront of everything we do.

Connect to a lawyer

Interlaw's strategic partners are multilingual lawyers who are fully immersed in their local laws, regulations and customs. Connected to key local contacts, they simplify the process of doing cross-border business and work seamlessly across the world to deliver collaborative business solutions tailored to meet all our clients' needs.

Connect to a lawyer