Tax Law, Tax Audit, Mining Law, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Litigation and Dispute resolution, Gaming Regulation, Customs Law, Appeal and Last Instance Remedies, Accounting Law


As the leader of the Tax Law team, he/she regularly advises local and foreign companies on the design and implementation of tax structures to facilitate investment in Bolivia and to materialize divestments. He/she also actively participates in the negotiation of complex corporate contracts for the sale of shares and assets, as well as commercial agreements, in relation to their tax effects and tax optimization alternatives. He/she also advises companies from all sectors on the applicable tax effects of their businesses. In parallel, he/she has extensive experience in handling tax disputes before administrative and judicial bodies. Prior to joining PPO, Pablo was a partner at the FERRERE law firm and also worked as a tax advisor (2014-2016) and international tax advisor (2008-2014) for Repsol in Spain. During that period, his work focused on comprehensive tax advice, coordinating with external advisors from Nordic and African countries to define and implement defense strategies. Prior to that, Pablo was a tax advisor for Telefónica (at its headquarters in Madrid, Spain), the National Customs of Bolivia, and the National Tax Service of Bolivia. He obtained his law degree from the Bolivian Catholic University and a Master’s degree in Taxation from the Garrigues Study Center in Madrid, Spain. He also has a specialization in International Tax Planning from the Financial Studies Center of Madrid and a specialization in Comparative Fiscal Policy from Harvard University, Boston, United States. In the academic field, he is a tax professor in various postgraduate programs and author of articles on tax issues for academic publications, as well as for the press in Bolivia and abroad.


  • Chambers & Partners – Tax (Band 1)
  • Legal 500 – Tax (Leading Individual)
  • World Tax – Indirect Tax (Highly Regarded)


  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Fiscal Association – IFA
  • Bolivia Illustrious College of Lawyers of La Paz (ICALP)
  • Public Registry of Lawyers (RPA)

Highlights Cases

  • Eloro Resources – Acquisition of mining project in Bolivia
  • Minera Alcira – Acquisition of the company through the channeling of Canadian foreign investment
  • Minera San Cristobal – M&A
  • Inchape – Derco and Imcruz Acquisition
  • Tax Initiatives Proposal for the Promotion of Electronic Payment Methods in Bolivia
  • Proposal for the Digitalization of Tax Administration
  • Proposal for Entrepreneurs – Special Integrated Transition System for Entrepreneurs
  • Tax Incentives Policy Paper for Digital Businesses.

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