CARACAS, Venezuela — Adding depth and coverage to its Latin American platform, Andersen Global now has a presence in Venezuela through a non-exclusive Collaboration Agreement with the country’s largest law firm, LEĜA Abogados.
LEĜA Abogados, recognized by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000, covers all branches of law with office locations in Caracas, Valencia and Barquisimeto. The full-service firm assists businesses and multinational clients with capabilities in the areas of tax, international arbitration, immigration, foreign trade and customs, foreign investment, intellectual property regulatory matters, labor and employment, competition law, cross-border M&A, litigation, compliance, and white-collar crime. Additionally, LEĜA Abogados is a leader in serving the energy and natural resources, banking and finance, information technologies, life sciences and health care, and manufacturing and distribution industries.
“Our mission has always been to provide best-in-class legal solutions that are seamless and innovative,” managing partner Luis López Durán said. “As we focus internationally, our collaboration with Andersen Global enhances our ability to deliver quality services to our domestic and foreign clients. We look forward to working closely with like-minded individuals who share our common vision and values.”
“LEĜA Abogados is a high caliber firm in the Venezuelan market,” Andersen Global chairman and Andersen chief executive officer Mark Vorsatz said. “Luis and his team demonstrate a commitment to stewardship and excellence that led them to be one of the most reputable firms in the country. This collaboration strengthens our competitive edge in the region as we continue to expand our footprint in Latin America.”
Andersen Global is an international association of legally separate, independent member firms comprised of tax and legal professionals around the world. Established in 2013 by US member firm Andersen Tax LLC, Andersen Global now has more than 6,000 professionals worldwide and a presence in over 225 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms.