Iver von Borries Antezana


Bachelor of Laws, graduated with top honors from Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz (UPSA) – BOLIVIA. Master’s degree in international Private Law - with honors – from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Has postgraduate degrees in Corporate Law from Universidad Católica Boliviana and the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID), as well as in Commercial Arbitration and Investment Arbitration, the last two by the Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota (Colombia). Scholar of the 39th External Programme of The Hague Academy of International Law. Recognized by the Senate of the Plurinational State of Bolivia for its contributions to the Gas and Oil Law in the country. 

Director of the Commercial/Corporate and Hydrocarbons & Energy Departments of Wayar & von Borries. He has extensive experience in counseling companies of different sectors in complex national and international transactions. Awarded by the International Gas & Energy Forum - IGEF and specialized media Reporte Energía as the "Best Lawyer in the Hydrocarbons and Energy Industry in Bolivia - 2020".

Iver von Borries is an Arbitrator at the Arbitration Centers of the Chamber of Industry, Commerce, Services and Tourism of Santa Cruz (CAINCO) and the Bolivian Chamber of Hydrocarbons and Energy (CBHE), Arbitration Center of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and the Argentine Chamber of Commerce, based in Buenos Aires. He was Vice Chairman of the Bolivian Foundation for Social Development and President of the Arbitration Center of the Bolivian Chamber of Hydrocarbons and Energy.

Academic Experience

Professor of Master’s Programs since 2005 in the courses of International Negotiation, Legal Framework of Hydrocarbon Law in Bolivia and International Contracting.

Author of 64 articles in Business Law, Hydrocarbons and Commercial Arbitration published in specialized press media and invited as a speaker in national and international events since 2003.

Areas of Expertise
  • National and International Arbitration;
  • Administrative and Regulatory Law;
  • Commercial/Corporate Law;
  • Hydrocarbons and Energy Law;
  • Investment Law;
  • Labor Law;
  • Mining Law;
  • Litigation and Negotiation.
  • Illustrious Bar Association of Santa Cruz de la Sierra;
  • National Bar Association;
  • Bolivian Arbitration Society.
Iver von Borries A.


Areas of Expertise: Commercial/Corporate Law; National and International Arbitration; Administrative and Regulatory Law and Gas & Oil Law.

Languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese