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Ferrere Abogados

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3 ranked lawyersBand 1UruguayLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Powerhouse tax department regularly called upon to assist with tax structuring for high-value transactions. Renowned for its tax restructuring practice, as well as assisting with administrative claims before government ministries and litigation related to free trade zones. Offers additional expertise advising clients on customs matters and transfer pricing issues. Client portfolio includes key local and international clients from the energy and natural resources, technology and telecommunications arenas. Milicic is a notable addition to the firm's client roster.

Strengths

An impressed client is quick to praise the firm's service as "excellent," adding that "they are creative when looking for solutions, they keep themselves up-to-date on the market and have never failed to meet our deadlines, even when they have been quite ambitious."

Another interviewee reports: "They are a strong team with multidisciplinary knowledge, as well as demonstrating commitment and availability to their clients."

Work highlights

Successfully represented Uber in a litigation challenging decrees issued by the Executive Branch regarding taxation of its operations.

Notable practitioners

Outstanding partner Gianni Gutiérrez Prieto is held in the highest esteem by interviewees, with one client describing him as "one of the best lawyers in Uruguay," adding that "his knowledge is second to none and the precision of his answers is impressive." Another interviewee is impressed by "his in-depth experience on complex international tax mandates." As well as advising corporations on their tax mandates, Gutiérrez Prieto also assists local and international individuals on personal wealth planning.

Well-regarded partner Isabel Laventure rises in the rankings this year and comes highly recommended by a client, who reports: "Isabel Laventure offers excellent technical knowledge and is a very friendly professional," adding that "the firm must be really proud to have a lawyer like Isabel."

A client praises associate-to-watch María Laura Caffera for "very efficiently dealing with customs proceedings," while another interviewee describes her as an "excellent tax attorney."

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Overview

The Tax practice group at FERRERE has unrivaled expertise in this challenging field. Its client roster includes large multinational organizations, foreign and local companies, working on tax planning and structuring and tax litigation. The group is renowned for advising clients with complex tax structures and high profile tax litigation.

Tax practice group participates in business structuring, corporate mergers and acquisitions, project financing, financial products, transfer pricing studies, and obtaining tax benefits for investment projects. The group focus is helping businesses with tax strategy, while ensuring tax compliance and providing support to achieve the best corporate tax practices.

The group also advises HNWIs with tax residence or interests in Uruguay on the structuring of their investments, and wealth and estate planning, with the aim of helping clients navigate their global tax lifecycle processes. The team assists clients in designing and implementing personal plans, focusing on key issues like wealth management, compliance and exit strategies.

Tax litigation is a strong suit for the practice. The group is known for formulating creative litigation strategies, achieving a high level of success.

FERRERE’s regional presence with offices in Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay and an active network of international contacts afford the firm an international vision of taxes that allows it to provide comprehensive advice, taking multi-jurisdictional impacts into account.

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Ferrere Abogados

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Location

Edificio Ferrere

Juncal 1392

Montevideo

Montevideo

Uruguay

11000

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Uruguay

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Gianni Gutiérrez Prieto
Band 1
Isabel Laventure
Band 3
María Laura Caffera
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