General Partner at Torres, Plaz & Araujo.
Attorney, graduated from Universidad Santa María, Caracas, Venezuela in 1989. He completed postgraduate studies in Economic Law and Foreign Trade at Laval University in Québec, Canada; and completed a specialization in tax law at Universidad Central de Venezuela.
He has centered his work on business law, civil law, tax law, economic law and foreign trade law, as well as in litigations, foreign investments, intellectual property and trade arbitration.
From 1997 to 1998, he acted as advisor to the Permanent Economics Commission of the Senate of the Congress of the Republic of Venezuela for the enactment of the Law on Trade Arbitration and has acted, in 1998, a the Secretary of the national section in Venezuela of the International Chamber of Commerce (CCI) with headquarters in Paris.
He is an advisor to the Chamber of Commerce of Caracas for the development of alternative means for the resolution of conflicts since 1995, when he was co-writer and secretary of the drafting Committee on Arbitration Regulations for the Center for Arbitration. He is also a member of the list of arbitrators of said chamber. He was appointed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as a consultant for the mediation project of the Center for Arbitration of the Chamber of Commerce in Caracas.
A professor since 1998 on the topic of “Alternative Means for the Resolution of Conflicts in International Trade Transactions” and “Uniform Commercial Law” in the specialization course on international law and political sciences at Universidad Central de Venezuela.
He is a member of the e-commerce Committee at the National Section of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) AND Member Founder of the Venezuelan Chamber or e-commerce (Cavecom).