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Knowing more about our lawyers is important for our clients to feel comfortable when selecting a firm. On this page we will introduce our firm's lawyers.

   Partners and team  
(and why we are so proud of it).


        
     TAMARA MARINA ADRIÁN
             MANAGER PARTNER

Attorney-at-Law
Juris-Doctor in Commercial Law


Born Caracas, Venezuela, February 20, 1954.
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Education:
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Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Attorney- at Law), Caracas 1976, academic distinction; Summa Cum Laude. 1976)

  

Universite Pantheon-Assas - París II (Docteur en Droit Commercial, academic distinction; Mention trës bien,1982)

   Institut de Droit Comparé de Paris II. Academic distinction: Mention bien. 1982).

Experience:
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   Presently: Partner of ADRIAN & ADRIAN
   Partner of Eiris, Leáñez & Adrián 1998-2000.
   Partner of Benson, Peréz -Matos, Antakly & Watts (1988-1998).
   General Legal Counsel for the Venezuelan Deposit Insurance Fund (1985-1988).
   General Legal Counsel for the National Securities Commission (1983-1985).
   Assistant Legal Counsel for the Ministry of Energy and Mines (1983).
   Espiñeira, Sheldon & Asociados (Price Waterhouse). Tax department (1982-1983).
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Experience in teaching:
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   Professor of Civil Law III (Contracts and Torts) at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (since 1982).
   Professor of Civil Law III (Contracts and Torts) at Universidad Central de Venezuela (since 1988).
   Professor of Commercial Law I, at Universidad Catolica Andrés Bello since 1983
   Professor of Commercial Law II, (Bankruptcy and Insurance) at Universidad Central de Venezuela (1986-1988).
   Professor of Securities and Capital Markets at the Post Graduate School in Commercial Law at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello since 1991.
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Author:
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   La Société Anonyme Enregistrée a Capital Ouvert (SAICA) en Droit Venezuelien," Paris, 1983
   "El Fondo de Garantía de Depósitos." Barquisimeto, 1986;
   "La Reserva Estatutaria en las Sociedades Anónimas," Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Políticas. Universidad Central de Venezuela;
   "Principal Amendments to the Venezuelan Law on Insurance and Reinsurance Companies under the Partial Amendment of December 1994," Inter-American Legal Materials, Section of International Law and Practice, American Bar Association, 1995
   "Venezuelan Exchange Controls,"in Inter-American Legal Materials, Section of International Law and Practice, 1995;
   "La Protección del Derecho Moral del Autor y los Criterios Cualitativos para tal Protección en la Legislación Venezolana,"Revista de la Procuraduría  General de la República.
   "L'acquisition du controle actionnaire d'une société acquisition du controle actionnaire d'une société anonyme a travers l'offre publique d'achat dans le droit venezuelien", Corporate Takeovers Through the         Public Markets, published by Phaedon John Kozyiris, Kluwer Law International, 1996, pp.369-381.
   "Venezuela. Regulatory framework of local securities markets", with Joseph C. Hill, en Reform and Renewal, Current regulatory developments in Latin American Capital Markets, New York, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1996, pp. 220-225
   "New legal framework for collective investments entities in Venezuela", in Inter-American Legal Materials, Section of International Law and Practice, American Bar Association, 1998
   "Regulatory framework of the Venezuelan securities market", Juris Publishing, New York, 1999 (to be  published)
   "International licensing, Venezuela", Center for International Legal Studies (CILS), Austria, 1998
   "Las ventajas desproporcionadas en los principios UNIDROIT sobre los Contratos Comerciales internacionales", in, Los Principios de Unidroit ¿Un Derecho Común de los Contratos para las Américas?, UNIDROIT, Rome, 1998, pp. 293-298.
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Member:
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   Bar Association of the Federal District, Société de Legislation Comparée
   Associtation Henri Capitant; Asociación Americana de Juristas (Member of the Board, 1986-1988)
   Center for International Legal Studies (CILS)
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Languages:

-        Spanish, English and French


Areas of Expertise:

   Banking
   Contracts
   Capital Markets, Stock Exchange and Securities
   Antidumping
   Antitrust
   Consumer Protection Law
   Contracts
   Arbitration
   Trade marks, Patents & Copyrights
   Oil Industry
   Telecommunications
   Privatization
   Environmental Law
   Health law and product registration




 ALICIA PATRICIA RODRIGUEZ
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Born Caracas, Venezuela
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Education:
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   Universidad Central de Venezuela (Attorney- at Law),Caracas 2000 (Cum Laude).
  

Universidad Metropolitana. Caracas. Corporate Law post-Graduates studies (2001).

University of Hamburg. Economics and Law Post-graduates studies (2002)



Experience:
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   Presently: Special advisor for ADRIAN & ADRIAN in the area of contracts and financing
   Assistant for Macleaud Dixon Caracas.

Languages:

-        Spanish and English


Areas of Expertise:

   International commercial law
   International and internal contracts
   International public and private law
   Foreign investments



 SEMIRAMIS CAROLINA LEZAMA
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Born Caracas, Venezuela
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Education:
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   Universidad Santa María (1994)
  

Universidad Central de Venezuela. Especialización y Derecho y Política Internacional (2005).

 


Experience:
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   Presently: Parner for ADRIAN & ADRIAN in the area of oil and gas
   Lawyer for LEZAMA UZCÁTEGUI -HERNÁNDEZ APONTE & ASOCIADOS.

Languages:

-        Spanish, English and French.


Areas of Expertise:

   International commercial law
   International and internal contracts
   International public and private law
   Foreign investments and Oil and Gas


SHERALDINE PINTO
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Born Caracas, Venezuela
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Education:
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   Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Attorney- at Law),Caracas 1987 (Summa Cum Laude).
   Univertá La Sapientia. Rome. Italy. Post-Graduates studies in International Commercial Law.


Experience:
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   Presently: Special advisor for ADRIAN & ADRIAN in the area of international contracts.
   Assistant for Mendoza Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar & Cia.
   Assistant for Araque, Reyna, Bemúdez & asociados.

Languages:

-        Spanish and Italian


Areas of Expertise:

   International commercial law
   International contracts
   International public and private law
   Protection of human rights
   Foreign investments
 
 

 GIANCARLO HENRIQUEZ MAIONICA 
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Born Maracaibo, Venezuela
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Education:
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   Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Attorney- at Law),Caracas 2004.
  

Universidad Austral. Argentina. Post-grado en Derecho Público (2005).

 


Experience:
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   Presently: Special advisor for ADRIAN & ADRIAN in the area of administrative law, constitutional law.
   Assistant for ADRIÁN & ADRIÁN Caracas.

Languages:

-        Spanish and English


Areas of Expertise:

 

   Constitutional law, Administrative Law
 
   Public law litigation 
 
 


 NOSLEN TOVAR 
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Born Caracas, Venezuela
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Education:
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   Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Attorney- at Law),Caracas 2005.
  

Universidad Central de Venezuela. Caracas. International and Comparative Law post-Graduates studies (2005).

 


Experience:
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   Presently: Junior lawyer for ADRIAN & ADRIAN 
   Assistant for ADRIÁN & ADRIÁN.

Languages:

-        Spanish and English


Areas of Expertise:

   Litigation
   Administrative law
   Corporate law
 
 


 LORNA MARCANO 
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Born Caracas, Venezuela
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Education:
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   Universidad Santa María (Attorney- at Law),Caracas 2004 .
  

 



Experience:
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   Presently: Junior lawyer for ADRIAN & ADRIAN
   Assistant for Minor Courts in Caracas.

Languages:

-        Spanish and English


Areas of Expertise:

   Corporate law
   Minors and adolescents law
   Foreign investments
 

 MARIANO ADRIAN LA ROSA
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Born Barcelona, Venezuela, March 8, 1913.
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Education:
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   Universidad Central de Venezuela (Attorney- at Law), Caracas 1946
   Universidad Central de Venezuela. Doctor in Political Sciences 1948.


Experience:
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   Presently: External advisor for ADRIAN & ADRIAN
   Partner of ESCRITORIO MARIANO ADRIAN

Languages:

-        Spanish and English


Areas of Expertise

   Litigation
   General practice




E-mail: tmadrian@adrianjuris.com