Rodríguez & Mendosa Abogados

Rafael Enrique Tobía Díaz




  • Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas (2003) Summa Cum Laude.
  • Tax Law Specialist, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas (2009), Honors.

Senior Attorney - Caracas-Venezuela (1980)



(+58 212) 285-4944


(+58 212) 285-1379



  • Spanish
  • English

Practice Areas:


  • Tax Law

Professional Experience:


  • Consulting and handling of litigation in aspects related to the local and international taxation of companies in oil & gas, banking and finance, technology, pharmaceutical and iron and steel industries, construction, and services.

Academic Experience:


  • Teacher, Chair of Introduction to the Study of Law, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (UCAB).
  • Teacher of the Tax Management of the Company program, UCAB's International Center for Professional Development (Centro Internacional de Actualización Profesional (CIAP)).



  • Capital District Bar Association (2003).



  • El Principio de Indisponibilidad de la Obligación Tributaria y los Convenios de Asunción de Deudas Tributarias [The Principle of Tax Obligation Unavailability and Tax Debt Assumption Agreements].
  • Various articles published in specialist Tax Law journals such as: Latin American Law & Business Report, Tax Law journal of the Venezuelan Tax Law Association, Contributor for Ambito Jurídico newspaper.