Education: Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City, 1996.
Associations: He is a member of the Mexican Bar Association. He is also Chair of the Committee of Infrastructure Disputes of the Mexican Chapter of the ICC.
International experience: From 1995 to date he has worked in the law firm Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC, except for 2000, when he worked as assistant to one of the counsel to the Secretariat of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris.
He worked as a foreign associate in the area of arbitration in the firm Freshfields, Bruckhaus & Deringer (2000).
Practice areas: Currently, Mr Venegas is the partner in charge of the litigation and arbitration area of the firm Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC and is in charge of the International commercial arbitration and investment arbitration cases, as well as of the administrative and intellectual property litigation, civil and commercial litigation; constitutional litigation.
Mr Venegas’ experience includes the participation in the largest commercial arbitration (considering the amount claimed) in Mexican history as representative of the party who prevailed in the case.
In addition, Mr Venegas has participated as counsel in more than 15 arbitrations involving a wide range of areas such as commercial, trademark, construction, and franchises. He also has extensive experience in litigating before Mexican courts and acting as expert in foreign proceedings.
Publications: He participated as technical reviewer of the Spanish version of the book The New Arbitration Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce. He has published several articles related to arbitration and litigation subjects.