Blanco & Etcheverry

Corporate/M&A Department

Uruguay
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What the team is known for

Respected practice noted for its ability to handle corporate matters such as M&A and joint ventures. Also assists foreign companies with incorporations into Uruguay. Team is often sought out by domestic and international companies from the agribusiness, telecommunications and technology sectors.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Agustín Etcheverry has a solid understanding of M&A, and corporate structuring mandates. He is held in high regard for his skills, with one observer declaring: "He is commercially aware, which allows him to provide solutions that are not only adequate from a legal standpoint but also suitable for our business purposes."

Juan Blanco is praised by clients who report that "he knows a lot about the law and gives really good advice." He is a seasoned practitioner with considerable experience advising domestic and international clients on an array of transactional mandates.

Associate-to-watch María Emilia Zaglio is praised by clients, who comment: "She is a person who listens a lot, works through matters quickly, and consults with us frequently until we are all in agreement. She's a very good professional."

Up-and-coming partner Martín Colombo has solid expertise in corporate matters related to the telecommunications, technology and finance sectors, regularly advising major clients with operations in those industries. Impressed with his work, sources state: "He is a really good lawyer."