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
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.
D’Empaire is pleased to announce that effective June 1, 2019 Roland Pettersson has joined the firm as a non-equity partner in our finance and corporate practices.