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Leĝa Abogados

Energy & Natural Resources

2 ranked lawyersBand 1VenezuelaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Stellar energy team with experience across a range of corporate and regulatory mandates. Advises an impressive portfolio of international and domestic clients active in extraction, oilfield services and financing. Frequently retained to represent clients in negotiations with PDVSA. Also offers expertise in matters pertaining to the mining sector.

Notable practitioners

José Alberto Ramírez León provides "robust, efficient and technically sound" advice, a client comments. He is experienced advising on liquidations, acquisitions and contractual matters pertaining to the oil and gas arena.

Department head Miguel Rivero Betancourt is lauded by one source for the "total commitment and personalised attention" that he gives clients, as well as the "credibility" thathe provides. Another interviewee highlights him as "an expert in gas," and a client confirms: "He is our go-to person for Venezuelan issues."

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Venezuela

Energy & Natural Resources


José Alberto Ramírez León
Band 3
Miguel Rivero Betancourt
Band 2