Ramón graduated from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in 1995 in the top 5% of his class. He coursed an LLM in Financial and Tax Law at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in 2003 (Cum Laude honors, top 2% of his class).
He also obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from the Stern School of Business of the University of New York, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and HEC School of Management (Paris) (TRIUM Global Executive MBA Program in 2009). Ramón was an equity partner with the global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright from 2000 to 2017.
Ramón is head of our energy, banking and finance, M&A, and securities practices. He advises and counsels clients on major energy and mining projects, including oil and gas upstream, midstream, and downstream projects, project finance deals, and energy finance, and has co-led and assisted on complex cross-border M&As for the oil & gas, mining, infrastructure, and technology industries in Venezuela and Mexico. As part of his Latin American practice, Mr. Andrade has assisted in the restructuring of secured and non-secured loans in several countries (including Argentina, Brazil, Central America, Colombia, and Mexico) in the energy (renewable and non-renewable), mining, infrastructure, agribusiness, and telecommunications industries.
Energy and Mining; Banking and Finance; Corporate; Mergers and Acquisitions; Antitrust; Foreign Exchange and Price Controls; Cross-border reorganizations and restructurings; Data privacy and data protection; Real Estate.
Ramón has been recognized by Chambers & Partners Venezuela and Global, in the areas of Corporate Law and Real Estate.
He has also been recognized by IFLR 1000 as Leading Lawyer in Energy and Infrastructure and Corporate and Commercial Law.
Additionally, he has been recognized by Latin America Corporate Counsel Association: Corporate M&A.
Finally, he has been recognized by The Legal 500 Latin America, Venezuela: Level 1 Leading Real Estate Lawyer.