Vol. 6, No. 21, Autumn 2012
Jorge Perez-Vera is senior in-house counsel in Total Raffinage Marketing (New business and development legal department) in Paris. In this capacity he is involved in cross-border M&A transactions and Joint Venture projects in downstream and associated disputes.
As corporate counsel he has supervised international arbitration proceedings under the Rules of the ICC, NAI, SIAC and IACAC (joint ventures, corporate, oil & gas, and general commercial matters).
Prior to joining Total, Jorge PEREZ-VERA acted as in-house counsel (international contracts, M&A), in RENAULT’s headquarters in Paris and also as an attorney in Gide Loyrette Nouel, He has been training adviser at the United Nations, Office of Legal Affairs, in New York.
Jorge PEREZ-VERA earned his law degree from Universidad Externado de Colombia (Bogotá) in 1986, received a Master Degree (D.E.A.) in International Law and received S.J.D. International Law from University of Paris II.
He is also member of the tribunal in several domestic arbitration proceedings under the rules of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá and is Lecturer (Energy Law, Investment Law, and Administrative Law) at the Universidad Externado de Colombia.