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Phone Number

+58 (0) 212.901.26.15

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Lega Abogados

Main Office Address

Edificio Atrium, Piso 3
Av. Venezuela, Urb. El Rosal
Caracas 1060, Venezuela

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Firm Phone Number

+58 (0) 212.901.26.15

Personal Background

John D. Tucker joined Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque in 2000 as an associate and is now one of HPCD’s partners, after experiencing continuous growth within the Firm. During his career, John has specialized in labor law, particularly in executive compensation matters, data protection and privacy, whistleblowing, and background checks, as well as in contracts, mergers and acquisitions, where he has provided comprehensive advice to clients in complex transactions. John also has extensive experience in the Sports, Life Sciences, and Oil & Gas sectors.

Firm Background

Lega Abogados is one of the largest and most prominent law firms in the country, rendering services to many leading Venezuelan companies, as well as foreign companies and banks doing business in Venezuela.

Lega Abogados' main goal is to bring value to its clients, identifying solutions to complex problems in an efficient and timely fashion, with a strong focus on quality and international standards.

Lega Abogados has built up years of experience in diverse sectors, as well as large and complex transactions. The firm provides clients with practical advice covering all legal issues, while always maintaining a strong business focus. The firm’s practice groups work very closely in order to enable cost-effective services. Attorneys are also able to communicate with international clients in their own languages, assisting with navigating complex national risks and obligations.

Lega Abogados provides an outstanding combination of legal expertise and hands-on solutions. A comprehensive compliance department provides cost-effective legal and paralegal assistance to comply with labor, corporate, tax, foreign exchange, intellectual property, foreign investment and other regulations. The firm also offers prosecution and enforcement services covering administrative, criminal and civil actions, providing clients with a one-stop service and immediate results, avoiding expensive procedures and enabling the best protection of their rights.

Firm Practice Areas

Labor, Employment, Social Security, and Employee Benefits; Contracts, Mergers and Acquisitions; Energy, Natural Resources, and Utilities; Life Sciences and Healthcare; Telecommunications, Information Technologies and E-Commerce; Trade, Investments, Finance, and Banking; Antitrust and Competition; Tax; Litigation, Arbitration, and Alternative Dispute Resolution; Maritime, Public Law; Aviation and Multimodal Insurance and Reinsurance; Environmental Law; Sports and Entertainment Law; Real Estate; Transportation (Aviation and Maritime); Consumer Protection; Registries and Notaries; Tourism; and Immigration.

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