Andrés José Linares Benzo

Junior Partner

alinares@lega.law
+58 212 2772237

 

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Andrés started his professional career as a lawyer of the Attorney General’s Office in the area of ​​State consultancy, which together with the private practice of the profession in LEĜA since 1998 has allowed him to acquire extensive knowledge and experiences that give him a vision Integral of the right necessary to advise clients in a successful and effective way.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

  • He studied Doctorate in Administrative Law at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.
  • Law Degree recognized in Spain. Ministry of Education and Science, Spain, 1995.
  • Law Degree. Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Venezuela, 1990.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • International Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Capital District

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish

AREAS OF PRACTICE & INDUSTRIES

Public and Regulatory Law
♦ Free Competition
♦ Agriculture and Animal Farming
♦ Entertainment
♦ Life Sciences
♦ Construction and Infrastructure
♦ Health Services
♦ Telecommunications
♦ Litigation


EXPERIENCE

  • Andrés has extensive experience in advising agencies and companies in the public and private sectors in the field of public law. Especially in the areas of public services and public companies.
  • He has participated and assisted national and foreign clients in the field of tenders, public procurement and concessions of public works and services.
  • Andrés also has extensive legal experience in advertising products and services and consumer and user protection.
  • He has also been an advisor in the area of ​​health and medicines and products for human consumption for national and multinational companies.
  • He has experience in the filing of administrative appeals, administrative litigation, constitutional amparo actions, unconstitutionality appeals and requests for constitutional review and in lawsuits against the National, State and Municipal Public Administration.
  • He also has experience in the writing of formalization, answer, reply and counter-pleading appeals for social and civil cassation

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Andrés has given various conferences and workshops throughout his professional career, such as giving light on the topic of “Public Contracting from the perspective of Contractors” for the British Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce. He has also shared his expert opinion on the “Regulation of Medicines”; “New associative forms of transition to Socialism”; “Administrative Procedures of the Law of Fair Costs and Prices” and on the “Update on Consumer Protection” for the Venezuelan Chamber of Construction.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

  • Andrés has a wide teaching career at Andrés Bello Catholic University, being part of the Technical Committee of the Center for Human Rights and professor of the chairs: “Juridical Regime of Communication”; “Legal Framework of Information and Communication in Venezuela” and “Advertising Legislation”.

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