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Market-leading practice group fielding an outstanding bench of practitioners, ascending to the top band for the first time. Strong focus on multi-jurisdictional transactional mandates, assisting clients with transfers of whole companies and share purchase and investment agreements. Often sought out by companies hailing from heavy industries such as oil and gas, energy and manufacturing. Clients benefit from the firm's specialist Italy desk and a Milan-based partner.
Aixa Sureda is "an extraordinary, highly skilled lawyer who you can rely on. Her analysis is sharp and delivered quickly. During negotiations she is versatile and able to close a deal solving both our needs and those of the counterparty,"clientsenthuse, adding: "She forms an integral part of our team."
Cristian Krüger is a corporate law specialist who regularly advises companies on share purchases and disposals, along with joint venture incorporations. He assists clients from an array of sectors spanning technology and food and beverages. Krüger speaks fluent German and is known to assist German clients with activity in Argentina.
Co-head of department Cristian Mitrani continues to be considered a prominent figure in corporate M&A, with a market observer lauding: "He is a top-tier lawyer, one of the best in Argentina," while another peer comments: "He is excellent, perfectly placed in the highest band."He offers significant experience counselling on a broad array of transactional matters, with a strong emphasis on deals of a cross-border, multi-jurisdictional focus.
Front-running lawyer Diego Parise is "a brilliant senior partner," a client attests. Parise offers extensive experience assisting multinational companies with complex, cross-border joint ventures, investment agreements and share transfers. Interviewees praise him for his practice in this area, with an observer declaring: "He is a very accomplished lawyer,"while another market source notes that "he is very efficient handling corporate and financial mandates."Parise is admitted to practice in New York, as well as Argentina, and spent several years working at Sullivan & Cromwell's New York office.
Laura Huertas Buraglia is admitted to practice in both Colombia and Argentina. She previously worked at Brigard & Urrutia in Bogotá.
Highly regarded practitioner Siro Pablo Astolfi is "a senior private equity lawyer with great experience," according to a client. Interviewees praise his practice, with a source commenting: "He is a very good lawyer," and another lauding that "Siro is among the best M&A lawyers in Argentina."Astolfi stands out for his skill advising key private equity groups on strategic investments in Argentina.
Verónica Zárate leads the team's Italy desk, frequently assisting clients with international mandates across Europe and Asia. She was previously an associate at Bonelli Erede Pappalardo and Pavia e Ansaldo. She is based permanently in Milan and speaks fluent Italian. Zárate is qualified in Argentine law.