Hughes & Hughes

Dispute Resolution Department

Uruguay
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What the team is known for Highly regarded practice group with experience representing local and international clients in significant dispute resolution matters. Expertise covers civil, commercial and administrative litigation, as well as arbitration cases under ICC rules. Frequently retained to assist with disputes in the banking sector, advising both creditors and debtors on matters such as asset and debt recovery. Cycling Sports is a new client.

Strengths Clients attest: "They are proactive rather than reactive and always provide practical and pragmatic solutions to our problems." The same source praises their work in credit recuperation, describing them as "excellent."

Work highlights Assisted BBVA with a credit recovery action against MOTOCICLO, which was forced into liquidation with debts amounting to over USD50 million.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head and respected practitioner
Alfredo Taullard
has significant expertise acting on contentious matters, with a particular focus on insolvency proceedings and debt recovery actions. A client reports: "His strengths lie in his analytical and detailed approach to matters."Another interviewee adds: "He is an intelligent, skilled and committed lawyer and an expert in litigation proceedings."

Department co-head
Bernardo Porras
handles a wide range of disputes, offering prowess in banking litigation cases. A client reports: "He is proactive, with a strong expertise in contentious credit recovery actions. He is an excellent lawyer."Another interviewee describes him as "pragmatic, practical and someone who provides creative solutions."