Andrés Mejía Barboza Andrés Mejía Barboza

Andrés Mejía Barboza

Transaction Lawyer Frankfurt

T: +49 69 297 291 234 M: +49 151 440 48 650


He specialises in project and export financing, with a strong focus on energy, natural resources, and infrastructure development.

Before joining Watson Farley & Williams, Andrés gained experience at an investment bank in Frankfurt and a top-tier law firm in Venezuela, where he primarily handled M&A transactions, corporate lending, and financial services regulation.

Andrés is a qualified lawyer under Venezuelan laws and holds a Master of Finance degree. He is fluent in both Spanish and English.

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  • Advising the German branch of a Spanish multinational financial services company on various multilateral and bilateral debt facility agreements where the bank participated as lender or agent, with provisions governing secured and unsecured bridge loans, revolving credit facilities, and term loans, including green loans and sustainable linked loans.
  • Advising the German branch of a Spanish multinational financial services company in a project to roll in and centralize all the outstanding guarantees of a German conglomerate corporation in Turkey, Spain, and Portugal under the facility agreement of the branch.
  • Assisting an American technology corporation on the implementation steps for the spin-off of its Venezuelan subsidiary, defining the legal strategy for incorporating the local spun-off company, drafting the main agreements for funding the transaction and transferring the assets.
  • Advising a Canadian bank in the sale of its shares in a Venezuelan bank by providing legal advice about the banking and securities regulations applicable to the transaction and drafting of the required documentation.
  • Assisting an American Bank for the distribution and sale of securities and commercial papers to intermediaries and final investors located in Venezuela on a cross-border basis.


  1. 2022 · LL.M. Finance (Completion of the Academic Program) – Institute of Law and Finance – Goethe University of Frankfurt
  2. 2018 · Master of Finance – Instituto de Estudios Superiores en Administración (IESA)
  3. 2013 · Bachelor of Laws – Universidad Central de Venezuela

memberships and associations

  1. Caracas Bar – Venezuela