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With over 20 years experience in Venezuela, Clyde & Co has extensive experience to advise local and international clients with problems in the region

Our Caracas office is deeply integrated in the Venezuelan economy  but is also a regional office, regularly coordinating work in Central America, the Caribbean, Colombia, Panama and surrounding countries. e handle litigation, commercial, investment, insurance and reinsurance work, shipping, oil & gas, aviation, and trade, in addition to the other Clyde & Co core areas of business. We assist our clients guided by a philosophy of excellence, standing by their side in solving their problems promptly and effectively in the country.

 Some of the continent’s most prominent lawyers have been trained at Clyde & Co which means we are well connected throughout the region.  Our Venezuelan team includes top lawyers who regularly appear in the Venezuelan courts.  They form an unbeatable legal triumvirate with our offices in Sao Paolo and our unique team of Latin American lawyers working out of London.

The Venezuelan office handles both contentious and transactional work, which is often high-profile and high-value.  We are the first port of call for difficult situations. We have advised underwriters of large off-shore platforms lost of the coast of Venezuela; insurers in major aviation incidents, different clients in confiscation and retrieval of assets in the region.

We work for businesses investing in Venezuela, both large and small.  Our clients include oil services and construction companies, insurers, reinsurers, and major corporations in the shipping, aviation, trade and energy industries.

Regional practice areas include:

Our 24-hour emergency response service allows us to respond immediately to regional and international clients with business in Venezuela and the region.

Our major projects team has a truly global presence and has undertaken large scale projects in both emerging and developed markets.

Corporate, commercial,  finance and investment
Clyde & Co´s Venezuelan practice offers the full package of corporate and commercial services.

The energy industry Latin America is thriving. Venezuela faces peculiar challenges and our team of experienced lawyers is at the forefront of all mayor developments in the oil & gas arena.

Insurance and Reinsurance
A leading global insurance practice, we represent top insurance and reinsurance clients globally and have acted in many of the most complicated cases in the area and largest losses in Venezuela.

International trade
International trade is linked to with all of Clyde & Co´s core practices. We advise both local and international clients doing business in Venezuela.

The Clyde & Co name is synonymous with shipping, maritime law and port related matters. Our Venezuela office shipping practice, with the top maritime lawyers in the country, has been involved in the largest and more complex cases of the last decade