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Imara Betancourt
Position:
Associate & Latam Coordinator
Email:
Phone:
+53 53909647
Experience:

Imara is the Coordinator for the Cuban and Latam Desk. She is in charge of leading the day to day relationship of the Firm and Bufete Internacional under our correspondence agreement.

Prior to joining Lupicinio International Law Firm, Imara worked in Cuba as Chief of Legal Advisers Group at Suchel Company, Legal Director at Suchel Union, General Counsel of the Cuban company Intersuchel Corporation.  She was also secretary and legal advisor to the Joint Venture company Suchel Proquimia and the International Economic Association between Union Suchel and Unilever N.V.

 

Successful cases:

On top of advising on every major matter of the Firm in Cuba, she has been an active speaker and publisher.

In October 2016 she was the main presenter at the “Tampa Bay Women in International Trade” dinner. On that occasion exposed legal and commercial issues that impact trade and international exchange in relation to Cuba. She participated a panel at the 2016 event at Duane Morris about Business Opportunities Emerging in Cuba – What Businesses need to Know, as a Cuban legal expert. In November 2017 she gave a conference at the Stetson University College of Law in Tampa about the legal framework for foreign investments in Cuba.

During 2018, she was a speaker at (i) A breakfast and Roundtable at the Firm with the ambassador of Cuba named “Cuba: Inversiones españolas en el extranjero” in Madrid, February 2018 (ii) A conference of foreign investment in Cuba at the University of Alicante, in February 2018 (iii) The  “Jornadas de Intercambio Profesional entre Organización Nacional de Bufetes Colectivos de Cuba y el Consejo Nacional de la Abogacía Española” (professional exchange sessions between the Cuban association of Firms and the National Council of Attorneys of Spain) in Havana, March 2018. (iv) Congress of Social Communicators in Havana in 2018. (v) The Congress of Cuban Attorneys (Advocacy) in Havana, speaking on Guarantees for Foreign Investments in Cuba, (vi)  XXIII session of the Committee on Cuban-Spanish business cooperation in Havana, November 2018. Cámara de Comercio de Barcelona, Seminario sobre las oportunidades de negocio y la seguridad jurídica que ofrece Cuba a los inversores extranjeros. Febrero 2019.

In April 2018 she published en la Revista de la Abogacía Española “Ámbito de aplicación y limitaciones sobre el secreto profesional en Cuba”. In 2017 she participated in the drafting of the Cuba chapter of the book Attorney-Client Privilege in the Americas: “Professional Secrecy of Lawyers”, edited by Cambrigde University Press.

Merits and awards:

Ranked in:

  1. Chambers Global &Partners 2019
  2. Chambers Latin American 2019

Associate-to-watch.

  1. Chambers &Partners Global 2018

Associate-to-watch.

  1. Chambers Latin America 2018

Associate-to-watch.

  1. Chambers Latin American 2017
Studies:

Imara holds a Law degree and a Masters in Law from University of Havana, a Masters in Company Law from the University of Barcelona where she is a PhD candidate.

Languages:
Spanish and English.

Contact us

For any other information please do not hesitate to contact us:

P +34 91 436 00 90
F +34 91 575 20 18
e-mail: [email protected]

Managing Partner: Lupicinio Rodríguez
T +34 91 436 00 90

Where are we?

Our headquarters are in Madrid:

Villanueva 29
28001 - Madrid
Tel +34 91 436 00 90
Fax +34 91 575 20 18
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We also have offices in: Barcelona, Valladolid, Bilbao, Vigo and Dubai.

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