Firm Description

Estudio Jurídico Gerke, Sociedad Civil is a boutique law firm that provides corporate counsel in commercial law, mining law, banking law, securities law, administrative law, regulatory law and tax law. The Gerke Law Firm, in addition, maintains its tradition of practice in civil law and commercial litigation, including civil, administrative, tax, regulatory, and constitutional proceedings. The Gerke Law Firm has also developed a strong practice in international commercial arbitration over the past decade.

The Gerke Law Firm represents and advises local and international corporations, individuals, state institutions and multilateral and non-governmental organizations. Its client base includes banking and securities institutions, oil & gas, energy, water, telecommunications and transport companies, as well as mining and industrial corporations, international finance and aid agencies.

The Gerke Law Firm has been providing legal counsel for the largest foreign investment operations and the most important M&A and financing transactions in Bolivia. The long-term reliance on the Gerke Law Firm by its clients proves the strong quality of our services.

The Gerke Law Firm’s commitment to professional excellence is reflected not only by the experience acquired by its professionals along their careers, but also by their academic backgrounds, which include post graduate studies at universities in the United States and Europe in comparative law, international arbitration, project finance, intellectual property, and tax planning, among others. The legal practice at the Gerke Law Firm is complemented by the encouragement given to its members to actively participate in teaching law at local universities as well as in related non-profit activities, with a special emphasis on the role of the Rule of Law.


Estudio Jurídico Gerke, Sociedad Civil
Ave. Julio C. Patiño No. 1377, Calacoto.
La Paz, Bolivia.
+591 2 2790334
+591 2 2790344

+591 2 2113737