Rodríguez & Mendosa Abogados

Reinaldo Hellmund




  • Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas (1983).

Partner - Caracas-Venezuela (1960)



(+58 212) 285-4944


(+58 212) 285-1379



  • Spanish
  • English

Practice Areas:


  • Oil & Gas
  • Project Financing
  • Corporate Law
  • Foreign Investment
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Banking Law

Professional Experience:


  • Oil and gas project financing transactions.
  • Advice to local and international financial institutions for various infrastructure projects in Venezuela related to oil, gas, petrochemistry, construction and other fields.
  • Participation in mergers and acquisitions of companies.
  • Legal representation of international oil companies in association agreements with Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) regarding the exploitation of extra-heavy crude oil, gas, oil pipelines, and in operating service agreements to reactivate marginal fields.
  • Legal representation of multiple international financing institutions in loan agreements, capital markets transactions, project finance.
  • Advice on the acquisition of financial institutions, food industries, among others.
  • Advice on various oil projects for extra-heavy crude oil exploitation, oil pipelines, gas pipelines.
  • Advice on various joint venture oil-related projects.
  • Counsel for international financial institutions.



  • Capital District Bar Association (1983).



  • Project Finance in Venezuela.
  • Getting the Deal Through, 2012, 2014, 2015.
  • International Banking Law and Regulation – Venezuelan Chapter.
  • Center for International Legal Studies, 2014.
  • Legal and Tax Regime Applicable to Private Participation in Orinoco Oil Belt Extra-Heavy Crude Oil Extraction, Processing, Transportation and Commercialization, Revista Petroguía 2011.