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Jose Alberto Ramirez

Partner
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LEGA Abogados

Caracas, Venezuela
    Local Time: Sunday 08:33

Practice Expertise

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
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Areas of Practice

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Arbitration
  • Foreign Investment
  • Legal Compliance
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WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Banking & Finance Group - Member
  • Energy Group - Member
  • Insurance/Re-Insurance Group - Member

Profile

Jose Alberto joined LEĜA in 2005 and became partner in 2014. He co-heads the firm's banking and finance practice group. He advises national and foreign companies in matters involving commercial law, capital markets, banking, insurance, international financing, energy, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and alternative dispute resolution. Jose Alberto was an intern in the American Arbitration Association in New York. He is founding member of the Venezuelan Arbitration Association (AVA) where he currently serves as Chief Executive Officer.

Education
International Business Organisations Diploma, International Bar Association & The College of Law of England and Wales, UK, 2006.
LLM in Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA, 2005.
Foundations of American Law and Legal Institutions, Georgetown University Law Center, USA, 2004.
Law Degree, Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Venezuela, 1999.

Areas of Practice

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Arbitration
  • Foreign Investment
  • Legal Compliance

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Fulbright Fellow 2004-2005

Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
    American Arbitration AssociationICDR Young & InternationalAsociacion Fulbright de VenezuelaYoung International Arbitrators Group of the Londo

Articles

Additional Articlesa) Why Further Development of ADR in Latin America Makes Sense: The Venezuelan Model. Journal of Dispute Resolution. University of Missouri-Columbia. Volume 2005. Issue 2. No. 2.
b) Tres Aspectos Positivos de la Nueva Jurisprudencia Constitucional en Materia de Arbitraje. Revista Derecho y Sociedad No. 9. Universidad Monteavila. 2010.
c) Jurisprudencia del Tribunal Supremo de Justicia sobre Arbitraje (2000-2012). Co-autor. Publicado en la obra colectiva “El Arbitraje en Venezuela. Estudios con Motivo de los Quince Años de la Ley de Arbitraje Comercial. 2015.
d) El Poder de la Conciliacion. Revista Business Venezuela, publicada por la Camara Venezolano-Americana de Comercio e Industria (VenAmCham). 2da. Edicion 2016.
e) Una Mirada a lo Mas Relevante en el Arbitraje Internacional en el 2019. Revista Business Venezuela, publicada por la Camara Venezolano-Americana de Comercio e Industria (VenAmCham). 1da. Edicion 2020.

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