Mauricio Becerra de la Roca Donoso

Mauricio Becerra


  • LL.M. in International Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C.
  • Master in Economic Law, Andean University, La Paz
  • Course on International Oil & Gas Law, Contracts and Negotiations, AIPN RMMLF, Houston TX.
  • Course on Public Utilities Regulation and Antitrust, UADE - CEER, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Lawyer, Bolivian Catholic University, La Paz
  • Foreign Trade Operator, IDEA, La Paz

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Fulbright scholar; La Paz Bar Association; Santa Cruz Bar Association; Bolivian National Bar Association; registered attorney in the Supreme Court of Bolivia; American Bar Association (ABA), Section of International Law and Practice, Section of Business Law; International Bar Association (IBA); member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN); Member of the ICC Arbitration Committee Bolivian Chapter, Registered arbitrator in CAINCO (Santa Cruz) and C√°mara Nacional de Comercio CNC (La Paz).

EXPERIENCE: Managing Partner, BDA Abogados; Associate, Guevara & Gutierrez, SC; Legal Consultant, Narcotics Affairs Section U.S. Embassy, Santa Cruz - Bolivia.; Chief Counsel of YPFB (Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos), La Paz-Bolivia; Senior Counsel of the General Superintendence of SIRESE; Legal Consultant of the Superintendence of Electricity, In-house Counsel of Banco Bisa S.A.; Legal Consultant to the Presidency of the Republic.

TEACHING: Professor in International Commercial Contracts, Administrative Law and Regulation, and alternative dispute resolution in different graduate programs in Private University of Santa Cruz (UPSA), Catholic University and Andean University “Simón Bolívar¨).


  • Banking law
  • Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Administrative and Regulatory Law
  • Oil and Gas, Electricity
  • Telecommunications
  • Mining
  • International Business Law
  • Litigation and arbitration


  • English
  • Basic Portuguese