Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque (“HPCD”), established in 1942, is one of the largest and most prominent law firms in Venezuela. HPCD renders services to many top Venezuelan companies and a significant number of foreign companies and banks doing business in Venezuela, while complying with international standards.
HPCD’s attorneys have built up years of experience in diverse business environments, as well as in major complex transactions. They provide clients with effective responses covering all legal issues while maintaining a business perspective. Its practices work very closely in order to enable costeffective assistance and its experts can assist and communicate with its international clientele, navigating national risks and obligations in the client’s own language.
HPCD provides its clients with an excellent combination of expertise and hands-on solutions. A comprehensive compliance department provides cost-effective legal and paralegal assistance to comply with corporate, labour, tax, foreign exchange, IP, foreign investment and other regulations at national and international levels.
As one of the leading Venezuelan law firms, HPCD offers prosecution and enforcement services covering administrative, criminal and civil actions, providing clients with one-stop service and immediate results, avoiding expensive procedures and enabling the best protection of their rights. Quality and efficiency are always present in the firm’s professional relations with clients.