Ariel Morales Vasquez

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Ariel is a partner at Bufete Aguirre, Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Legal and Social Sciences at the “Juan Misael Saracho” University of Tarija, Bolivia (Suma Cum Lauden). He is responsible for the area of ​​litigation and arbitration in the city of La Paz and is assigned to the attention of civil, commercial and labor, family and bankruptcy proceedings. Likewise, it deals with issues related to arbitration and conciliation, contracts, labor law and social security, inheritance and family, compliance, granting of credits and constitution of guarantees, collections and debt recovery.

With more than 25 years of professional experience, Ariel has developed as Permanent Secretary of the CODETAR Summary Court; Assistant and Secretary of Courts in Civil Matters in the Court of Justice, Legal Advisor of the Tarija Development Corporation; National Director of Guardianship Services and Adoptions of ONAMFA.

He taught commercial law at the Tarija Commercial Institute and Procedural Law at the Bolivian Catholic University. Likewise, he has acted as legal representative of several companies and their representative before various instances and institutions. He was a lawyer at the Law Firm CR & F. Rojas Abogados from 1996 to 2019, as head of the litigation area and responsible for processes in various courts and / or departments. Cooperated in the implementation of new insurance in Bolivia.

He acted as the person responsible for the legal proceedings of Financiera Acceso, Citibank NA Sucursal Bolivia, Banco Real de Brasil, Banco Nacional de Bolivia, Fortaleza Leasing, Bisa Seguros and Banco Unión, among others. He has coordinated with the Executive Power, in projects for the defense of copyrights and participated in seminars and forums regarding the new Law on Intellectual Property and Copyrights.

Ariel has participated as a speaker in seminars held in Panama, Puerto Rico, Argentina and Peru, as well as in various arbitration events, alternative dispute resolution and mediation. He is an external legal advisor to educational and religious institutions, Embassies and International Cooperation Organizations and Insurance Companies, and a member of the Permanent Council of the Inter-American Federation of Lawyers (IABA) and of the Board of parents of Club Hontanar for the integral development of families.



  • Law Degree, “Juan Misael Saracho” University Tarija Bolivia, 1994. Suma Cum Lauden.
  • Refresher courses in procedural and conciliation matters.


  • Ariel has been listed by the Chambers and Partners – Latin America and Legal 500 legal directories as a prominent lawyer in Bolivia in the area of ​​Dispute Resolution.
  • The Inter-American Federation of Lawyers has recognized him for his continued participation in various conferences in various countries.


  • Ministry of Justice
  • La Paz Bar Association
  • National Bar Association of Bolivia
  • Member of the Council of the Inter-American Federation of Lawyers



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