Honary President: Máximo L Bomchil
Managing Partner: Javier Petrantonio
Number of partners: 16
Number of other lawyers: 74
The firm is considered one of the leading full-service law firms in Argentina. Since its foundation in 1923 it has participated in some of the country’s most complex and significant transactions and disputes. Its clients include multinational companies, large and mediumsized regional companies, banks, financial institutions and funds, governments, foreign embassies and nonprofit organisations.
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm’s Competition Law practice covers three main areas: investigations into anti-competitive/anti-trust behavior, merger control filings, and legal advice. It participates in some of the most complex mergers and investigations into unlawful conduct.
The Compliance practice area of Bomchil is a pioneer in the field. Our firm has been actively participating in the spread and study of the matter with the direct involvement of many of its partners, for approximately 10 years, when the compliance area was not on the agenda of almost any company.
Bomchil’s Corporate department offers advice on the widest range of legal issues for today’s corporate client, in particular for complex corporate disputes, negotiations on mergers and company acquisitions and on the laws applicable to issues relating to the day-to-day operation of the modern company.
Economic Regulation & Administrative Law:
The firm’s Economic Regulation and Administrative Law department provides a thorough knowledge on public law and regulated industries, providing its clients with comprehensive and effective advice and representation on both administrative and court proceedings.
The firm’s employment law department is focused on advising companies on all aspects of private and collective labour relations.
The firm’s entertainment law practice is widely known both in the local market as well as in international publications such as Chambers, Latin Lawyer, The Legal 500 and Client Choice Awards. The firm has handled the purchase, sale and restructuring of the country’s most important entertainment companies.
The firm’s practice focuses on legal advice on environmental matters, with particular focus on the management of contingencies and environmental conflicts.
Financial Services & Capital Markets:
The firm’s practice seeks to provide solutions to meet the specific needs of its customers through the design and implementation of innovative structures.
The firm has advised importers and exporters on various issues of international trade, representing their interests in both judicial and administrative proceedings. It works in the areas of valuations, tax ratings, import licenses and trade restrictions, among others, for companies in such broad areas as sports equipment, biodiesel, construction, chemicals, tobacco and technology.
ICTs & Media:
Bomchil’s ICTs and Media Law practice is a market leader in Argentina. Since the privatisation and deregulation of the sector, the firm advised international investors, foreign and national operators and regulators on the various aspects of telecommunications services. With regard to audio-visual media, the firm advised corporate audio-visual media service providers, content producers and entertainment companies.
Insolvency & Business Restructuring:
The firm’s Insolvency and Business Restructuring practice group offers comprehensive legal advice to local and foreign companies.
The Intellectual Property Department assists its clients with legal and technical solutions ranging from the selection of the most adequate protection strategy to administrative proceedings in case of rights infringements, contracts and related litigation in Argentina and abroad.
The firm’s International Arbitration department is considered a market leader in the area, enjoying the highest national and international reputation.
Bomchil’s litigation department is unmatched in its handling of complex civil and commercial as well as arbitration disputes, from first instance to the highest appellate stages.
Mergers & Acquisitions:
The firm has broad and renown experience in advising local and foreign investors on issues relating to mergers and acquisitions.
Real Estate & Construction:
The firm provides comprehensive advice on major real estate projects and, in particular, in the new models for large-scale real estate developments.
The firm is a recognised market leader for its Tax Law practice by publications such as Chambers, Latin Lawyer and The Legal 500.
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish.