BURT HEVIA ORTIZ

+52 5552516478 / +52 5552516627

BURT HEVIA ORTIZ

+52 5552516478 / +52 5552516627

PROFILE

Associate in the tax consulting area. He obtained his law degree Magna Cum Laude and his bachelor’s degree in Public Accounting Cum Laude respectively in 2005 and 2006 from Universidad de los Andes in Venezuela. He also completed a Specialization in Tax Law with the distinction of advanced thesis for publication at the Universidad Central de Venezuela.

Before joining the tax consulting team of Nerubay abogados S.C. in August 2018, he was part of Baker McKenzie in Venezuela as a junior associate in the tax consulting and litigation division. Subsequently, he joined Romero-Muci & Asociados, S.C. (Deloitte) as a senior associate until he reached the position of Senior Legal Manager in Gómez Rutmann & Asociados, S.C. (Deloitte) in the tax consulting and litigation division. After the incorporation of Deloitte’s legal practice to D’Empaire in Venezuela, he joined its tax consulting and litigation division. Since 2005, he has focused his expertise on tax consulting and litigation, tax planning and compliance, due diligence and corporate documentation, serving companies in the oil and gas, banking and finance and construction sectors.

He is a member of the Venezuelan Tax Law Association (AVDT) and the International Fiscal Association (IFA, Venezuela chapter). He was recognized in 2015 as a young leader in tax litigation for Venezuela by International Tax Review, a prestigious publication. He has been a guest lecturer in postgraduate courses at the Universidad Católica del Táchira and at the Centro Internacional de Actualización Profesional of the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas. He has several publications on topics related to local and international taxation in Venezuela, Colombia, Peru and Mexico.

EDUCATION

  • Universidad Central de Venezuela. Caracas, Venezuela. LLM in Tax Law. 2012
  • Diploma in Corporate Finances. 2017
  • Universidad de  los Andes.  Merida, Venezuela. Lawyer. 2005
  • Public Accountant. 2006

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Nerubay Abogados, S.C. |August 2018 – present| Tax consultancy and asset management.
  • Gómez Rutmann & Asociados (Deloitte, Venezuela) |July 2014 – December 2017| Tax consultancy, tax litigation and asset management.
  • D´Empaire Abogados (Venezuela) |June 2012 – July 2014| Tax consultancy, tax litigation and asset management.
  • Romero-Muci & Asociados (Deloitte, Venezuela) |January 2011 – May 2012| Tax consultancy, tax litigation and asset management.
  • Baker McKenzie (Venezuela) |April 2007 – October 2010|  Tax consultancy and tax litigation.

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Venezuelan Association of Tax Law

PROFILE

Associate in the tax consulting area. He obtained his law degree Magna Cum Laude and his bachelor’s degree in Public Accounting Cum Laude respectively in 2005 and 2006 from Universidad de los Andes in Venezuela. He also completed a Specialization in Tax Law with the distinction of advanced thesis for publication at the Universidad Central de Venezuela.

Before joining the tax consulting team of Nerubay abogados S.C. in August 2018, he was part of Baker McKenzie in Venezuela as a junior associate in the tax consulting and litigation division. Subsequently, he joined Romero-Muci & Asociados, S.C. (Deloitte) as a senior associate until he reached the position of Senior Legal Manager in Gómez Rutmann & Asociados, S.C. (Deloitte) in the tax consulting and litigation division. After the incorporation of Deloitte’s legal practice to D’Empaire in Venezuela, he joined its tax consulting and litigation division. Since 2005, he has focused his expertise on tax consulting and litigation, tax planning and compliance, due diligence and corporate documentation, serving companies in the oil and gas, banking and finance and construction sectors.

He is a member of the Venezuelan Tax Law Association (AVDT) and the International Fiscal Association (IFA, Venezuela chapter). He was recognized in 2015 as a young leader in tax litigation for Venezuela by International Tax Review, a prestigious publication. He has been a guest lecturer in postgraduate courses at the Universidad Católica del Táchira and at the Centro Internacional de Actualización Profesional of the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas. He has several publications on topics related to local and international taxation in Venezuela, Colombia, Peru and Mexico.

EDUCATION

  • Universidad Central de Venezuela. Caracas, Venezuela. LLM in Tax Law. 2012
  • Diploma in Corporate Finances. 2017
  • Universidad de  los Andes.  Merida, Venezuela. Lawyer. 2005
  • Public Accountant. 2006

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Nerubay Abogados, S.C. |August 2018 – present| Tax consultancy and asset management.
  • Gómez Rutmann & Asociados (Deloitte, Venezuela) |July 2014 – December 2017| Tax consultancy, tax litigation and asset management.
  • D´Empaire Abogados (Venezuela) |June 2012 – July 2014| Tax consultancy, tax litigation and asset management.
  • Romero-Muci & Asociados (Deloitte, Venezuela) |January 2011 – May 2012| Tax consultancy, tax litigation and asset management.
  • Baker McKenzie (Venezuela) |April 2007 – October 2010|  Tax consultancy and tax litigation.

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Venezuelan Association of Tax Law