Victor Barrientos

Victor Barrientos

Senior Associate
Mexico City

Email [email protected]​

Phone +52 55 5091 0046

Fax +52 55 5091 0123

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Victor Barrientos relies on his 17 years of experience when advising multinational corporations in matters related to corporate and international law, infrastructure project finance and development, and cross-border commercial transactions.

He also advises clients on joint ventures and public-private companies, engineering procurement and construction contracts, license and technology transfer agreements, international financing, and other related issues.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Victor managed the corporate international legal department of a major state-owned petrochemical company in Venezuela. There, he was active in complex negotiations for the development, construction, and financing of new petrochemical plants involving international engineering and construction companies, multilateral agencies, international lending institutions, and export credit agencies. He also negotiated contracts for the importation and exportation of petrochemical products worldwide.

Education and admissions


LL.M. Banking and Financial Law, Boston University School of Law, 2001

J.D., Universidad Católica del Táchira, 1999


Member, Asociacion Venezolana de Derecho Financiero

Member, Latin American Corporate Counsel Association

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advised Ecuador Republic, through the Economy and Finance Ministry, in the negotiation of several loan contracts with China state creditors.

Advised Petroquímica de Venezuela, S.A. (PEQUIVEN) in IPC) for the construction of urea and ammonia production plants in the state of Carabobo, Venezuela.

Advised Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) in commercial debt transactions swap for financial debt with international suppliers.

Advised TransCanada and its Mexican subsidiary Transportadora de Gas Natural de la Huasteca, on the dispute negotiation with government entities in connection with a gas pipeline construction.

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