Tinoco Travieso Planchart & Núñez

Public Law Department

Venezuela
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What the team is known for Highly esteemed public law team with experience providing counsel to key domestic and international entities on constitutional and administrative matters. Leading team keeps clients abreast of constitutional developments in Venezuela, as well as advising on expropriation issues and US sanctions. Well positioned to counsel clients on regulatory frameworks in the pharmaceutical, TMT and insurance spheres. New client wins include Siemens.

Strengths The team provides "quality service and in-depth analysis," a client comments, highlighting the lawyers' "excellent handling of the matters and clear explanation of complex issues."

Work highlights Advised Mercantil Seguros on appeals against administrative rulings regarding refusals to pay out from insurance policies.

Notable practitioners

"Very talented" department head
Margarita Melanie Escudero León
is "extremely good" in this area, sources comment. One client is quick to highlight her as "a clear expert in public law." She boasts expertise in a range of mandates, with particular expertise advising on regulatory matters pertaining to the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors.


María Verónica Espina Molina
is "excellent," a source enthuses, adding that she is "very flexible and open-minded. I'm not looking for a conservative approach, I'm looking for solutions. That is what she provides and this is invaluable to me."