YAYMA GARCÍA BRAVO
Yayma García Bravo is an accomplished Cuban lawyer with over 20 years of experience handling a multitude of commercial legal matters within the Republic of Cuba. Ms. García obtained her law degree in 1993 from the University of Havana, a certification in commercial law from the Institute of Foreign Trade of Cuba, and a Master’s Degree in Spanish Law for Foreign Lawyers from the University of Alcalá. She also obtained various certifications, in the areas of commercial disputes mediation and money laundering prevention.
Throughout her professional career, Ms. García has worked for a variety of entities, including institutions of the Cuban government and Cuban businesses. Ms. García began her career as a lawyer for the Cuban Ministry of Finance and Prices. In this role, she reviewed draft laws circulated by the government, provided legal advice regarding financial, tax and other matters, and represented the Ministry before the Cuban courts. She also served as legal advisor to Copextel S.A., one of the largest Cuban foreign trade wholesale company. In this capacity, Ms. García provided legal advice in the areas of national and international commercial negotiations and contracts, financing and banking relationships, internal labor relations and intellectual property.
Since 2008, Ms. García has worked for well-regarded legal firms in Spain as a senior attorney specializing in general commercial matters, including national and international contracts as well as immigration and money laundering prevention. Ms. García also advises clients on constitutional matters, entity formation, funding, nonprofit entities, corporate books, labor and employment issues, among other matters.