Bernardo Wayar Caballero (Bolivia)

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Graduate Lawyer Summa Cum Laude. He studied law at the Anahuac University (Mexico) and the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (Bolivia). Specialist in International Law by the Matías Romero Institute (Mexico).

Executive Director of Wayar & von Borries Abogados S.C. and President of the Bolivian Arbitration Society. He has participated as a lawyer and / or arbitrator in more than 150 arbitrations. He is a guest member of the Latin American Arbitration Group of the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) and a permanent member of the Latin American Arbitration Conference.

He served as President of the Illustrious Bar Association of La Paz (2008 – 2012), Vice Minister of Justice of the Republic of Bolivia (1994 – 1997), Associate of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (2008 – 2009) and the Superior Court of the District of La Paz (2002 – 2008).

The distinguished international publication Chambers & Partners reports that clients of the law firm point out that Wayar Caballero “has profound knwledge of each of the matters on which he works; he is meticulous and very intelligent “adding that” expresses himself with great authority and is an excellent orator “.

Wayar Caballero participated in the drafting and / or revision of the Arbitration and Conciliation Law, the Civil Procedure Abbreviation Act, the Administrative Procedure Law and the Administrative Contentious Process, the Public Budgeting Law Project, the Law to Amend the Code Commerce, Law of the Constitutional Court, among others.

Professor at the master level of Arbitration, Contracts, Banking and Insurance Contracts, Administrative Contracting, Constitutional Law and Administrative and Regulatory Law at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (La Paz and Sucre); of Negotiation and Arbitration at the Santa Cruz Private University; of Arbitration at the Universidad Privada Boliviana, among others.

He has participated as an exhibitor in international arbitration conferences in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, the United States, Mexico, Paraguay, and the Dominican Republic.

Areas of Specialty: Arbitration, Administrative and Regulatory Law, Commercial Law, Competition Law, Constitutional Law, Financial Law, Insurance Law, Tax Law, Litigation and Negotiation.