Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque (HPCD), established in 1942, has been providing top quality legal services to national and international clients for more than 70 years. It is one of the largest and most prominent law firms in Venezuela, and a leader across several areas of practice.

The main purpose of HPCD is to bring value to clients, identifying solutions to complex problems by entirely and timely satisfying clients’ requirements in compliance with rigorous international standards. Quality and efficiency are always present in our professional relations with clients.

The lawyers of HPCD have gained years of experience in different business sectors and they have played a fundamental part in high profile transactions. The team offers clients effective and practical advice covering the entire legal field, while always maintaining a solid business approach.

Our practice areas work together in order to enable cost-effective services for our clients. Also, our professionals advice and represent national and international clients, communicating in their own language, and helping them navigate the complex risks and obligations of their business.

HPCD brings an outstanding combination of legal expertise and practical solutions. HPCD is a one-stop shop for those seeking comprehensive advice in corporate, labor, tax, intellectual property, foreign exchange, and foreign investments matters, as well as any other that may be required at national level.

HPCD has been involved as an active participant in a great number of complex transactions and, as the leading firm in the Venezuelan market, it provides comprehensive advice and produces excellent results, avoiding costly procedures and ensuring the best protection of your rights.