Administrative, Economic and Regulatory

The Firm represents its clients in all matters related to their activities with the public sector, defending their rights and interests both in administrative proceedings and before courts of contentious-administrative jurisdiction and constitutional jurisdiction. Our lawyers have acquired vast experience in the area of public law both in their private practice and in their performance in numerous public institutions, such as the Supreme Tribunal of Justice, the Superintendency for the Promotion and Protection of Free Competition, the National Commission of Telecommunications, SENIAT, the Attorney General’s Office and as professors in several universities.

The Administrative Law area has experienced a lot of growth recently and has included among its activities the Economic and Regulatory Law, where lawyers specializing in this field offer general advice and highly specialized products such as legislative and regulatory monitoring, impact analysis, negotiations with the public sector, regulatory audits, planning, processing, and administrative and judicial appeals in exchange control matters (CADIVI), integral representation in consumer protection procedures (Indepabis) and procedures related to PROCOMPETENCIA (in this area, our Firm has dealt with some of the most important cases in Venezuela: Polar/Regional bottles case, Cementos case, Savoy/Frito Lay merger, Pepsi-Cola/Coca-Cola, among others).

The administrative, economic and regulatory department provides attention to its clients in the following matters:

  • Administrative and constitutional law
  • Defense of constitutional rights and guarantees
  • Administrative, contentious-administrative and constitutional procedures
  • Agricultural litigation
  • Petitions and formalities before public administrations
  • Government relations and public negotiations
  • Authorizations and concessions
  • Pecuniary responsibility of the State
  • Expropriations
  • Urbanism and environmental law
  • Economic and regulatory law
  • Consumer protection
  • Free competition, unfair competition and antidumping law
  • Telecommunications law
  • Information technologies and new technologies
  • Mass consumption products regulation
  • Advertising, quality standards and prices regulation
  • Public tenders and government procurement
  • Legislative follow-up and impact analysis
  • Preparation of regulatory maps and audits
  • Legal analysis of public policies
  • Análisis legal de políticas públicas
  • Public services regime and regulation and regulated sectors
  • Media
  • Economic integration law
  • Exchange regime
  • Economic analysis of the law


Pedro Ignacio Sosa


Gabriel Ruan Santos


Antonio Canova


Samuel Morales