He is one of the founding partners of Guevara & Gutiérrez. In addition, he was also founder, president and registered arbitrator of the Center for Conciliation and Arbitration of the La Paz Bar Association. He was a civil judge in the department of La Paz, an adviser on procedural and administrative matters for the Bolivian Central Bank, and held important institutional roles, such as the presidency of the La Paz Bar Association, the presidency of the Confederation of Professionals of La Paz, and the vice presidency of the Confederation of Lawyers of the Andean Countries. He is widely acknowledged as one of the leading experts on Labour Law and Real Estate in Bolivia.


  • Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz, Law Degree;
  • Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar, La Paz, Master of Laws degree in Tax Law;
  • Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar, La Paz, Postgraduate studies in Tax Law;

Admissions and memberships

  • La Paz Bar Association
  • Bolivian Ministry of Justice
  • Interamerican Federation of Lawyers
  • Ibero-america Institute of Procedural Law
  • Latin American Institute of Tax Law
  • Bolivian Institute of Tax Law


Legal 500



  • Dispute Resolution – Leading Lawyer
  • Labour and Employment – Leading Lawyer
  • Real Estate – Leading Lawyer


Chambers & Partners Latin America



  • Labour and Employment - Band 1
  • Real Estate – Band 1
  • Dispute Resolution – Band 2


Dispute Resolution:
Primitivo Gutiérrez receives praise from sources, who describe him as "very hard-working," and go on to add that "he is very theoretical in his advice."

Labour and Employment:
He earns praise from peers and clients alike, who say: "He is an authority," adding: "He is extremely well known in the market, I have the highest opinion of him."


Chambers & Partners Global



  • Dispute Resolution – Band 1


Latin Lawyer



  • Recommended Lawyer


“Primitivo and his staff handle labour cases very well in court and have demonstrated experience in handling such cases”.



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