Francisco Castillo-García - Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque

Francisco Castillo-García

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Partner at Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque since 1983. Francisco specializes in mergers and acquisitions, covering contractual aspects as well as international taxation. His practice includes bank and finance, technology transfer and information technologies. In addition to contributing his experience to M&A negotiations, Francisco continues to provide active assistance even after negotiation ends. He has been member of the Board of Directors of high-profile corporations, as well as their legal representative for many years.

Francisco Castillo regularly speaks in national and international conferences about foreign investments, technology transfer, foreign exchange control, mergers and acquisitions, and he is the author of several pieces on these topics.   

Francisco has authored many articles for the International Bar Association in connection with foreign investments, international taxation and foreign exchange control.   

A lawyer from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (1972), Castillo has been recognized by Chamber Latin America, Chamber Global and The Legal 500 in the areas of practice of Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A, and Tax.

Universidad Católica Andrés BelloLL.B 1972Universidad Central de VenezuelaMBA 1976
Association of Representatives of Foreign Banks in VenezuelaWorld Services GroupVenezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce and IndustryChristel House de VenezuelaLex MundiLex Mundi

Office Location

Av. Venezuela, Edificio Atrium, piso 3, oficina única
Urb. El Rosal
Caracas, 1060

Practice Areas

Competition / Antitrust Law
Corporate and M&A Law
Tax Law
Trade Law

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