Rodríguez & Mendosa Abogados

   
Francisco Javier Utrera

Education:

 

Attorney

  • Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas (1980) Summa Cum Laude.
  • LLM, University of Illinois, USA (1983).


Partner - Caracas-Venezuela (1957)




  Email:

fjutrera@romen.com


  Teléfono:

(+58 212) 285-4944


  Fax:

(+58 212) 285-1379

Languages:

 

  • Spanish
  • English

Practice Areas:

 

  • Civil Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Professional Experience:

 

  • Advice on corporate law, international business transactions, commercial agreements, IPC contracts, financing transactions
  • Advice on petrochemical, thermoelectric power and infrastructure projects in Venezuela.
  • Advice on antitrust matters.
  • Advice on corporate mergers and acquisitions.
  • Design of asset protection structures for companies and individuals.
  • Representation of international banks in oil projects.
  • Representation of private contractors in petrochemical projects developed in Venezuela for building industrial plants.
  • Consultant for Venezuelan engineering companies in IPC and financed projects.
  • Advice to various pharmaceutical laboratories.
  • Advice to television companies.
  • Advice to insurance companies.
  • Advice to multilateral agencies such as CAF and IFC.
  • Participation as arbitrator and lawyer in local and international arbitration proceedings ruled by the International Chamber of Commerce.

Academic Experience:

 

  • Teacher of Business Law, Civil Law, and Commercial Contracts for the Graduate Program of Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Caracas).

Membership:

 

  • Capital District Bar Association (1980).
  • Arbitrator, International Chamber of Commerce.

Publications:

 
Books:
  • "El Amparo Constitucional contra Sentencias. [Constitutional Guaranties against Court Decisions] Caracas, 1997. Editorial Torino.
 
Articles:
  • El Principio de la Legalidad de la Prueba en el Procedi¬miento Administrativo [The Principle of Legality of Evidence in Administrative Proceedings] (1985).Revista de Derecho Público Nº 23.
  • La Citación del Banco Central de Venezuela en las demandas de responsabilidad patrimonial. [Summoning the Venezuelan Central Bank in Patrimonial Responsibility Complaints]. Revista de Derecho Administrativo Nº 3.