LL.M., 1996, Harvard Law School
J.D., 1994, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello
María Cecilia Rachadell is the founder of Interjuris Abogados S.C. and has 30 years of experience. She focuses on corporate and financial matters, including, the structuring and implementation of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, joint ventures, project financings and debt financing. She has substantial experience in banking and capital markets.
She advises corporations doing business throughout in the corporate, contractual and regulatory aspects of their activities. She drafts and negotiates corporate and financial documents, and supervises corporate due diligence. Also, Rachadell has participated in major national and international arbitrations, including investment arbitrations. Before founding InterJuris Abogados, Rachadell was Of Counsel to an international law firm, and worked as Associate at a leading Venezuelan law firm. She is a Certified Public Interpreter in the English language. Also, she is listed as arbitrator in the Centro de Arbitraje de la Cámara de Caracas (CACC), and Centro Empresarial de Conciliacion y Arbitraje (CEDCA).
Rachadell is author of numerous articles in Arbitration, Banking, Commercial and Civil law. Through her career, she has been awarded numerous times. Her most recent awards are: Best Finance Lawyer in Latin America by the Americas Women in Business Law Awards in 2015, Top 100 Female Lawyers in Latin America by Latinvex in 2016, Lawyer of the Year in Venezuela by the Chambers Women in Law Award in 2016, and Venezuelan Women Leader by IFLR1000 in 2020 and 2021.