Rafael Badell Madrid

Rafael Badell Madrid: Attorney with Badell & Grau Legal Consultants
  • Founding Partner at Badell & Grau Legal Consultants
  • Edificio Seguros Mercantil, Piso 5, Av. Solano Con AV, Las Acacias Apartado Postal 51029, Caracas, Venezuela 1050
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Lifetime member of the Political and Social Sciences Academy. Foreign legal consultant admitted by the Florida State Bar, USA. Professor of constitutional and administrative litigation and administrative law at Andres Bello Catholic University (since 1982), both in undergraduate and graduate studies: masters & PhD degrees. Academic visitor, Andrés Bello, St. Antony´s College, Oxford University (1998-999). Senior associate member of St. Antony’s College, Oxford University (2006-2007). Professor at the Monteavila University; professor at the Central University of Venezuela (1989-2004); and professor of the Superior Institute of Administration Education Institute of Advanced Management Studies (IESA) (2000-2010). Rafael Badell Madrid is author of numerous books, publications and articles on constitutional and administrative law: constitutional and administrative litigation, administrative contracts, telecommunications, state liability, public utilities, electric service, consumer regulation, urban planning, class actions, expropriations and regulatory law. Arbitrator of the Chamber of Commerce of Caracas and the Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce (VENAMCHAM). Lecturer in constitutional and administrative law conferences in Venezuela, Spain, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Member of the editorial council of the Administrative Law Review.

Areas of Practice (19)

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Constitutional and Administrative Litigation
  • Administrative Contracts
  • State Liability
  • Class Actions
  • State and Municipal Law
  • Expropriations
  • Energy
  • Oil, Gas and Mining
  • Antitrust and Competition Law
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Telecommunications
  • Public Utilities
  • Legislative and Regulatory Counselling
  • Foreign Investments
  • Project Finance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+58 212 763 0944  Phone
+58 212 761 5276  Fax
University Attended:
Andres Bello Catholic University, Ph.D., summa cum laude, 2008; Central University of Venezuela, Magister in Administrative Law, 1986; IE- Business School, Madrid, Management Development Program, 2013; Andres Bello Catholic University, Attorney, cum laude, 1982
Year of First Admission:
1982, Venezuela
Spanish and English

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Caracas, Venezuela

  • Caracas, Venezuela
    Edificio Seguros Mercantil, Piso 5 , Av. Solano Con AV, Las Acacias Apartado Postal 51029
    Caracas,  1050

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