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Allende & Brea

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Allende & Brea was founded in 1957 and is a leading full-service law firm with specialists in all areas of law, qualified to provide its clients with practical business solutions that are viable, innovative and cost effective.
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Firm profile for Latin America 2022

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This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2021

About

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Managing Partner: Valeriano Guevara Lynch
Number of partners worldwide: 20
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 103

Firm Overview:
Allende & Brea was founded in 1957 and is a leading full-service law firm with specialists in all areas of law, qualified to provide its clients with practical business solutions that are viable, innovative and cost effective. Main Areas of Practice:

Regulatory:
Allende & Brea actively participates in a wide range of regulated markets and industries, advising its clients in public procurement, public tenders, negotiating concessions, public works, permits and all types of procedures.

Antitrust:
Allende & Brea has one of Argentina’s most recognised antitrust practices. The firm advises many clients in a variety of matters in connection with merger control filings, antitrust litigation, joint ventures and distribution agreements.

Banking & Finance:
The firm advises financial institutions and companies on matters ranging from commercial or syndicated loans to capital market transactions, reorganisations, collections and debt-to-equity conversions.

Bankruptcy & Reorganisation:
Allende & Brea’s team of experts in bankruptcy, reorganisation and debt restructuring are frequently involved representing both creditors and debtors, in some of the most important reorganisation proceedings in Argentina.

Anti-Corruption:
A team of professionals is specialised in the training and application of good corporate practices and ethics. The firm also advises its clients, both locally and regionally, in investigations and anticorruption litigation.

Energy & Natural Resources:
The firm has actively participated in the development of the energy and natural resources industry for more than 50 years providing legal advice to clients in the oil, gas, power and mining industries. The firm advises its clients during the whole life span of the project, including its structuring, the obtainment of permits, licenses and financing, the construction, operation and maintenance and eventual transfer of the assets involved.

Environmental:
The firm advises a broad range of companies in different industries in their compliance with Argentine environmental regulations. The firm also assists companies in conducting environmental audits and due diligence reviews and represents clients in various environmental related claims.

Corporate:
Allende & Brea’s general corporate practice group deals with all types of matters, from routine ones to the most complex transactions. The firm’s services include designing corporate structures and tax mechanisms, incorporating companies and representing clients in a broad range of corporate activities.

Technology:
Allende & Brea is a pioneer in counselling clients in this field. Services cover all aspects of the industry.

Intellectual Property:
Allende & Brea develops the best strategies, implementing them to protect and manage intellectual property assets.

Insurance & Reinsurance:
Allende & Brea has been recognised as a leading insurance and reinsurance law firm over the years. The firm represents clients in a variety of related matters, such as regulatory, M&A and claims in both judicial and arbitration tribunals.

Employment:
Allende & Brea works to prevent legal disputes by giving preventative advice and, where the dispute has already arisen, the firm works on the defence throughout all the administrative and court stages of the proceedings.

Litigation & Arbitration:
The firm’s litigation attorneys handle a wide range of civil, commercial, administrative and family law cases, in judicial and administrative courts, at both the federal and provincial levels. The firm is experienced in handling complex cases which require managing multiple participants and large volumes of documentation.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Allende & Brea has a broad-based M&A practice. Transactions of this type often involve complex antitrust, intellectual property, labour, securities, tax and environmental issues. The firm has a multidisciplinary team to ensure that all aspects of the transaction are thoroughly covered.

Real Estate:
The firm’s services include acquisitions, cross-border joint ventures, financing, investment, structuring, commercial leasing, and purchases, land development and planning, condominium and residential or vacation developments, hotel management.

Tax & Customs:
Allende & Brea’s tax experts know that their job is to minimise tax liabilities while strictly ensuring compliance with the law. The firm advises clients on the implementation of tax-efficient structures and tax planning.

Infrastructure:
The infrastructure practice works on both public works and private investments on infrastructure assets, including financing, regulatory matters, tax, environment and arbitration and litigation on construction projects.

Life Sciences & Healthcare:
Allende & Brea advises companies in the industry in their daily matters and in local and cross-border M&A transactions, including joint ventures, divestitures, reorganizations, manufacturing and license and distribution agreements, among others. The firm advises its clients in all regulatory aspects of the industry, including healthcare, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics and food, and in their dealings with the Argentine regulatory authorities.

Forestry:
Allende & Brea advises and represents clients in all aspects of the forestry industry. The firm has a deep understanding of forestry business and of the different regulations applicable to the sector, and over the years has acquired extensive experience in acquisition and dispositions of forestry lands, plants and wood-related companies.

Languages:
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish.

Latin America

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2021

Contributions

Total 1 contributions

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 5 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Highlight

Orocobre and Galaxy agree to a proposed A$4B merger of equals

Authors: Florencia Heredia, Agostina L. Martinez, Valentina Surraco Urtubey

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The importance of lithium for achieving a low-carbon future

Authors: Florencia Heredia, Agostina L. Martinez, Valentina Surraco Urtubey

Highlight

Bank of China opens a Branch in Argentina

Authors: Jorge I Mayora, Santiago Sturla, Santiago Cassina, Paula Costas, Francisco Samra, Dolores Muñiz

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Argentina

Banking & Finance
Band 3
Competition/Antitrust
Band 2
Compliance
Band 2
Corporate/M&A
Band 2
Dispute Resolution
Band 2
Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
Band 1

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Argentina

Banking & Finance


Carlos María Melhem
Band 4
Jorge I Mayora
Band 3

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Enrique Cristián Fox
Band 3

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Federico Rossi
Up and Coming
Julián Peña
Band 1

Compliance


David Gurfinkel
Band 2

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Band 1
Julián PeñaCompetition/Antitrust
Florencia HerediaEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining
Band 2
David GurfinkelCompliance
David GurfinkelDispute Resolution
Pablo Andrés PalazziTMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology)
Band 3
Jorge I MayoraBanking & Finance
Enrique Cristián FoxBankruptcy/Restructuring
Pablo Andrés PalazziIntellectual Property
Band 4
Carlos María MelhemBanking & Finance
Santiago SturlaCorporate/M&A
Enrique Cristián FoxDispute Resolution
Up and Coming
Federico RossiCompetition/Antitrust
Tomas Di CioCorporate/M&A
Marcos Patrón CostasEnergy & Natural Resources: Power

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Head Office

Maipú 1300,

11th Floor,

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1006 ACT

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