- Guest Lecturer: Sonia García Navasquillo was invited lecturer at Leiden University (School of Law) to talk about “Warranties, Representations and Indemnifications”within the subject International Business Law. Feb 2015
- Volunteer work - UNICEF - Poverty Alleviation – (The Netherlands) since December 2014. Transmit UNICEF’s work and principles across the region and search for funding opportunities within business world. Jan 2015
- Oil & Gas industry (mainly within Petróleos de Venezuela SA):
Organizing commercial missions for Spanish companies in the oil & gas industry in collaboration with the Spanish Embassy in The Netherlands
Legal Advisor for Major Projects, including EPC Contracts, as negotiator and contract drafter in the field of Exploration and Production. The most significant projects: EPC Contract Hyundai-PDVSA, New Projects of Development of E&P Faja Petrolífera del Orinoco, Proyecto Conversión Profunda Refinería Puerto la Cruz, PIGAP I and PIGAP III, among others.
Negotiator and Contract Drafter regarding offshore activities: Piping Project for Maracaibo Lake (purchase and installation of the flexible pipe), installation of loading arms in the Caribbean Sea, purchase and installation of buoys and maritime floating systems offshore Venezuelan’s Coast.
Leading the legal negotiation and drafting of Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA) for the delivery of Goods and Services within the Oil and Gas sector, for example the installation of an electrical station and substations in Venezuela.
Experience in solving disputes related to the international sale contracts and calculating legal risks, involving worldwide suppliers based on different legal systems.
Providing legal support to state-owned companies in international commercial arbitration, compliance and corporate issues.
Drafting internal policies and procedures for purchasing agencies within their legal frame and business structures.
- Pharmaceutical & Chemical Industry:
Garcia Legal has provided legal advice to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies on matters related to EU Regulations, Intellectual Property Law and data protection.
- Transport & Logistics:
Drafting frame agreements for global transport for large multinationals.
Handling claims in the transport sector.
Currently working on the creation of an arbitration center in El Salvador in collaboration with El Salvador Embassy in The Netherlands.