In Latin America, Ms Eljuri focuses on corporate and transactional work involving high-end sophisticated transactions for Fortune 500 corporations as well as international dispute work related to major projects and infrastructure. Over the past two decades, she has advised oil and gas companies and mining companies engaged in high-level transactions as well as international disputes. Major deals she has handled include acquisitions of hydrocarbon companies and producing areas, a crude oil storage and ship loading project, two of the world's largest gas injection projects, a major coal project and several acquisitions of major mining projects.
She frequently acts as counsel in international arbitrations, including ICC and ICSID procedures and has experience in domestic investigations under the FCPA and European anticorruption legislation.
Elisabeth is considered a leading natural resources and energy practitioner in the Latin American region and has published extensively in this area. In 2012, The International Who's Who of Oil & Gas Lawyers selected Elisabeth as one of the top 10 energy practitioners worldwide. Likewise, in 2011, Chambers ranked Elisabeth as one of the top 20 energy lawyers in Latin America and listed her as a 'star individual' for Venezuela, an accolade matched by Legal 500. Legal Media Guide has listed Elisabeth among the top 25 natural resources and energy lawyers in the world.
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