Beccar Varela

Consumer Law Department

Argentina
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What the team is known for Acclaimed full-service firm featuring an outstanding consumer law group practice. Frequently retained to assist with complex class actions brought by consumer associations, with particular expertise advising banking clients on claims of miscalculated fees, commission and related punitive damages penalties. Also provides counsel on product liability matters, such as physical injury incurred due to defective cosmetic goods and medical devices, as well as general consultancy on best practices regarding client services and advertising.

Strengths "They provide an outstanding service," a client reports, praising the team as "very proactive" and "always contributing new ideas."

Another client enthuses: "The team is made up of lawyers at different levels who complement each other well and provide a global vision. They understand their clients' needs and business structure. This translates into an effective and tailor-made service."

Work highlights Represented several international and local banks in a number of consumer class actions.

Notable practitioners

Well-regarded counsel
Emilio Nicolás Vogelius
possesses ample experience in the area of consumer law, offering particular expertise in product liability matters in the pharmaceutical and healthcare arenas. He is frequently called upon by clients to assist with volume claims regarding defective medical devices and misleading prospectuses, as well as individual claims regarding personal injury and death.

Associate-to-watch
Federico Sosa
is recognised here for the first time. Sosa regularly advises banking clients on consumer class actions cases. A client enthuses: "He is proactive with a solid knowledge base and he offers innovative solutions to resolve conflict."