Carola C. Serrate Tarabillo

Was born in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. In 1996, she graduated as an attorney from the Bolivian University Gabriel Rene Moreno, in Santa Cruz.

In June, 2004, she obtained a Labor Law Degree from the Private University (UPSA) of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.

In September, 2006, she finished a specialty in Penal Law Upgrade from the University Gabriel Rene Moreno in Santa Cruz, Bolivia and obtained the Superior Education Mayor Degree from Catolica Boliviana San Pablo University of Bolivia.

She has experience offering juridical advice in proper matters of Corporate, Association and Labor Rights. She has attended to numerous courses and seminars and upgrades in the referred areas.

Besides Spanish, she has good Basic English knowledge.

Serrate Paz & Asociados :

Serrate Paz & Asociados was founded in 1996, and at present is presided by Dr. Jose Mario Serrate Paz. It is a law firm of well–know trajectory and prestige in the Republic of Bolivia.

In the last three decades, it has acquired experience and acknowledgement in the solution of binominal judicial problems, in the Argentinean- Bolivian and Bolivian-Argentinean relations and commercial traffic.

From its headquarter in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, renders integral legal advice to its clients in different areas of law and commercial arbitration.

Serrate Paz & Asociados is formed by a solid staff of lawyers with acknowledged prestige, willing to advice, represent and back up clients in all kinds of transactions, granting this way priority to the satisfaction of their needs. It renders a service of excellence.

Miguel Mardoñez

We are a group of independent professionals that we find in the right and practices it artificial a mechanism of service to the society. We believe in the VOCATION of our work, through services of QUALITY, EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY that allows us to begin a relationship of LOYALTY AND TRUST with our clients to who we owe us.

Brian Haderspock

The law firm HADERSPOCK Law Group is a young company, led by Brian Haderspock. Our firm stands out for its extensive experience in integrated and specialized legal advice for national and international companies. At present, it has a main office in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra – Bolivia.

The practice areas of our firm cover various areas of law such as: Civil, Labor, Commercial, Corporate, Business, Intellectual Property, we can also advise your company on issues regarding Arbitration and ADR methods, or by traditional litigation.


Ramiro Guevara

RAMIRO GUEVARA, (Senior Partner) born La Paz, Bolivia, October 20, 1954; admitted to bar, 1985, Bolivia.

EDUCATION: St. John’s University, New York (Undergraduate Studies, 1971-1973); Université des Sciences Sociales, Tolouse (Certificat d’Aptitude a l’Administration des Enterprises, M.B.A., 1983); Institut d’Etudes Internationales et de Development, Tolouse (Studies in International Commerce, 1983); Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (Lawyer, 1985); Instituto para el Desarrollo de Empresarios y Administradores (Studies in Banking Law, Labor Law, Warrants, 1987-1989); Institut International de Droit du Dévelopment, Rome (Seminar on Investment Treaties, Investment Contracts and Joint Ventures, 1989). PROFESSOR, International Commercial Law and Commercial Law, Universidad Católica Boliviana.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos, 1989; Banco Central de Bolivia, 1989; Nacional Financiera (Second Tier Banking Institution), 1996-1997; National Stock Exchange Commission, 1994-1996. General Counsel, Banco Central de Bolivia, 1987-1989. Legal Counsel, Commission of Negotiation of Bolivia’s Foreign Debt, 1987-1989. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Officer in Charge of Uruguay, Brazil and Western Europe, 1983-1986. Second Secretary, Bolivian Embassy, Israel. Member, Drafting Commissions: Central Bank Law; Arbitration and Mediation Law; Exports Promotion Law; Securities Law; Pension Fund Law; Hydrocarbons Law. Organized Workshops: Investment Methods Using Investment Bonds, International Arbitration, Financial NGO’s Law for Non-Lawyers.

MEMBER: Bolivian Bar Association; International Bar Association; American Bar Association; Bolivian Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Commission.

LANGUAGES: Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.

PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate; Hydrocarbons; Electricity; Water; Mergers and Acquisitions; Banking; Capital Markets; Project Finance; Arbitration.