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   Antuárez & Associates - Law Offices, is mainly focused on rendering legal services related with the oil, gas, and energy activities in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Our legal practice encompasses a wide variety of services aiming to optimize the businesses of our clients within said sectors. Over the course of the years of legal practice we have developed an excellent reputation in the fields of the law applicable to the activities carried out by domestic and foreign oil, gas, and energy companies (Employment and Labor, Social Security, Civil, Commercial, Corporate, Foreign Investments, Criminal, Administrative, Tax, Hydrocarbons, Environmental, Constitutional, among other fields of the law) in direct relation with international businesses for we have successfully served national and foreign individuals and corporations, particularly, international oil companies rendering traditional drilling, production and rehabilitation services as well as companies in the area of coiled tubing. In all the mentioned fields we are capable of rendering legal counseling and representation, no matter the complexity of the case. While skill and experience contribute to our professional success, the ability to relate to our clients and provide them legal advice tailored to their specific goals and objectives has helped us produce consistently successful outcomes. The cornerstone of our success is the quality relationship that we maintain with our clients who are treated with integrity and respect. We focus on intelligent legal representation and pledge to listen to and communicate assertively. We use the latest technology developments and cost-effective methods to provide services in a professional and friendly atmosphere.

   Antuarez & Associates provides legal counsel to clients in their relations with the various Venezuelan government entities at national, state and municipal levels pertaining violations of its constitutional rights.

Our services include:

  • Legal opinions on the construance of constitutional provisions and principles.
  • Analysis of the scope, construance and constitutionality of the laws and other regulatory acts.
  • Analysis of the constitutionality and legality of any decisions issued and actions taken by public entities.
  • Counseling and representation in the prosecution of administrative and judicial proceedings.
  • Constitutional actions seeking protection of fundamental rights.
  • Revision of decisions that violate constitutional principles.

   The services of Antuarez & Associates in this area encompass the analysis of the environmental impact by the projects of our clients, providing them legal counseling on the different existing regulations on the matter, in order to adjust to said legal frame the activities likely to degrade the environment derived from their operations, thus avoiding to confront in such way criminal, civil, and/or administrative responsibilities. 

   Antuarez & Associates provides legal counsel in the public and private law fields for the development of investments in the hydrocarbons area (oil and natural gas) through legal opinions, permanent advice during the negotiation and execution stages, and analysis of energy contracts.  

Our services include:

  • Legal counsel to national and international corporations dedicated to exploration, exploitation, production, transportation, and/or commercialization of oil and gas.
  • Consultancy on constitutional, administrative, and tax aspects related with the subject.
  • Legal management of oil contracts.

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