D'Empaire

Founded in 1972, D’Empaire is one of the top-tier Venezuelan law firms. We enjoy a reputation as the leading M&A, securities, finance, tax and competition law firm in Venezuela. D’Empaire also has strong energy, arbitration, litigation, labor and environmental practices.

We are recognized for tireless dedication to our clients. We are committed to providing exceptional legal service in Venezuela’s complex business environment. Our goal is to be the firm of choice for clients with respect to their most challenging Venezuelan transactions, matters or disputes.

Our reputation is confirmed by the awards we have received for our legal work and our rankings in the legal directories.

D’Empaire received the Chambers Venezuela Law Firm of the Year award of 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, and the Chambers Clients Service Award of 2011 and 2014. D’Empaire is listed as one of the Latin Lawyer Elite Firms, profiling the 40 leading Latin American law firms.

We are consistently ranked in the top tier by Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 in the following practice areas: Banking & Finance (Band 1), Competition & Antitrust (Band 1), Corporate/M&A (Band 1), Dispute Resolution (Band 1 Legal 500, Band 2 Chambers), Energy & Natural Resources (Band 2 Legal 500, Band 3 Chambers), Environment (Band 1), Labor & Employment (Band 1), Life Sciences (Band 1 Chambers), Public Law (Band 1), Real Estate (Band 2 Legal 500, Band 3 Chambers), and Tax (Band 1).

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

WLG News

Four World Law Group member firms were recognized at the 2019 Chambers Latin America Awards, which were held at the Loews Hotel, Miami Beach on Friday, November 22nd.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Venezuela

Caracas
All Firm Contacts Committees
Young Lawyers Forum
Young Lawyers Forum
Carlolina Ascenzi cascenzi@dra.com.ve
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Member Firm Leaders Forum
Member Firm Leaders Forum
Key Contact Partners Forum
Key Contact Partners Forum
Business Development Committee
Business Development Committee
Practice Groups
International Corporate Transactions
International Corporate Transactions
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Carlolina Ascenzi cascenzi@dra.com.ve
Miguel Zajia mzajia@dra.com.ve
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Carlolina Ascenzi cascenzi@dra.com.ve
Miguel Zajia mzajia@dra.com.ve
Energy, Mining & CleanTech
Energy, Mining & CleanTech
Carlolina Ascenzi cascenzi@dra.com.ve
Daniel Novak dbustos@dra.com.ve
International Tax & Private Wealth
International Tax & Private Wealth
Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution
Antitrust & Competition
Antitrust & Competition
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
Daniel Novak dbustos@dra.com.ve
Cannabis
Cannabis
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Daniel Novak dbustos@dra.com.ve
Life Sciences
Life Sciences
Privacy & Data Protection
Privacy & Data Protection
Daniel Novak dbustos@dra.com.ve
Jose Valentin Gonzalez jgonzalez@dra.com.ve
International Trade Law
International Trade Law
Banking & Finance
Banking & Finance
Venture Capital
Venture Capital
Miguel Zajia mzajia@dra.com.ve
Other Firm Members