Carlos Domínguez Hernández

Senior Partner
+58 212 2772206




Carlos joined LEĜA as an associate in 1996 and became a partner in 2006. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Co-Managing Partner of LEĜA. After he got his law degree, Carlos specialized in civil litigation, and then he extended his career to alternative dispute resolution. He has represented renowned national and international corporations in disputes with international impact, such as breach of contract, corporate disputes, litigation concerning falsification and protection of intellectual property rights in general, debt collection, bankruptcy, product liability, among others. He has held important leadership positions within the International Bar Association and World Services Group.
Head of department Carlos Dominguez is described as “excellent” by market commentators. Clients add that he is “always helping us to negotiate and understand the situation.” He is highly experienced in criminal law, along with commercial litigation and arbitration”.
Chambers Global 2018


♦ Negotiation and Mediation
♦ White-Collar Crime

♦ Aviation
♦ Digital Economy
♦ Entertainment
♦ Insurance


  • Procedural Law Specialist. Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Venezuela, 2006.
  • Intellectual Property Summer Institute (IPSI). Franklin Pierce Law Center, USA, 2005.
  • Academy of American and International Law. Institute for International and Comparative Law, USA, 2000.
  • Commercial Law Specialist. Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Venezuela, 1998.
  • Law Degree. Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Venezuela, 1988.


  • International Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Bar Association of the Federal District and State of Miranda


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Representation of renowned corporations, with recognizable trademarks, in matters concerning protection of intellectual property, as well as in civil or commercial litigation, and insurance and reinsurance companies.
  • Representation of international corporations in mediation processes before the Chamber of Commerce of Caracas.
  • Representation of corporations in negotiation processes, reaching favorable agreements and avoiding judicial processes.
  • Representation of international airlines in Venezuela, advising them in connection with the performance of their activities with local providers, and with obtaining routes.
  • Advisor of media outlets in copyright matters, as well as of national and international entertainment personalities in the negotiation of different types of contracts.


  • Carlos has actively participated in conferences in Venezuela and abroad that were organized by the International Bar Association, clients, and intellectual property agencies.


  • Carlos is a noted lecturer of commercial law at Universidad Metropolitana since 2014. He was also a Visiting Scholar at the University of Denver, where he addressed topics such as the incorporation of companies in Venezuela, intellectual property, and directed workshops on negotiation and effective presentation skills.


  • Carlos has stood out as a leader in commercial and criminal dispute resolution as reported by Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, and Latin Lawyer; and he has received an award from the Municipality of Chacao due to his outstanding professional performance.


  • Carlos has authored several articles on Dispute Resolution, Insolvency, and Restructuring; Enforcement of Foreign Judgments; Anti-corruption Law; Intellectual Property, the value of Intellectual Property, and copyright protection.