Laura joined LEĜA in 1981, and she has extensive experience in all matters related to management of corporations and all registrations, licenses and permits necessary to carry out economic activities in Venezuela.
“Partner Laura Silva is well regarded by market sources… and offers expertise extending to corporate bookkeeping, liquidation processes and corporate governance across a wide-range of sectors”.
Source: Chambers Global. Corporate/M&A. 2018.
AREAS OF PRACTICE & INDUSTRIES
♦ Corporate / Mergers and Acquisitions ♦ Legal Compliance ♦ Agriculture and Animal Farming
♦ Food ♦ Real Estate ♦ Infrastructure
Tax Law Specialist. Universidad Santa Maria, Venezuela, 2013.
Commercial Law Specialist. Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela, 1990.
Law Degree. Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela, 1981
International Bar Association
Bar Association of the Capital District
Advisor of an important number of corporations concerning compliance of corporate obligations and corporate governance.
Extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions involving Venezuelan and foreign corporations.
Assistance in the incorporation of companies to separate the different activities to be conducted in Venezuela.
Advisor of agricultural, animal farming, and infrastructure corporations in connection with the different aspects of the sector regulatory norms that apply.
Extensive experience in commercial, civil, and administrative registration processes.
She is frequently invited by different national and bi-national chambers and professional associations to speak in conferences about compliance of legal obligations.
Laura has been recognized by Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global in the Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions area. The Municipality of Chacao gave her the “Palma de Chacao Award,” and the Bar Association of the State of Miranda gave her the “Distinguished Service Award”.
She has collaborated with the World Bank’s annual publication “Doing Business,” in the chapters on “Registration of a property” and “Equal Opportunity for All”.