Andres Lapadula

Managing Partner at LEC Abogados Venezuela

About Andres

Seasoned international lawyer in the banking, financial, and tax planning and structuring fields.

Extremely oriented to client satisfaction and results.

Business approach and innovative solutions to legal issues.

Areas of practice

  • Tax Planning
  • Corporate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Fiduciary and Trustee
  • Wealth Management
  • Banking
  • Company Formation


Banking and Finance
Corporate and Project Finance
International Taxation
Offshore Corporate Planning
Corporate Law

I can help with

Tax structuring, wealth planning and asset protection, which I have been actively involved with for wealthy LatinAmerican clients and multinational families for the last 20 years.

We have helped many families and corporations protect assets in Venezuela with the use

My law firm, mid-size for Venezuelan standards is focused on all areas of business activities.

We also run in parallel an company formation, corporate and fiduciary services group of companies, with strong ties to the estate planning, incorporation and banking communities. We work with all mayor financial centers, offshore and onshore in a customer focus approach.


Managing Partner, LEC Abogados since 2006.
President and CEO, OPEN Corporate Services Inc., since 1995.
Partner, Nevett Mezquita Lapadula & Lopez, 1995–2006.
International Legal Counsel, Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., 1991–1995.
Associate, Escritorio Calcaño-Vetancourt, 1984–1991.


  • English - United States
  • Spanish - Venezuela