Offices: La Paz, Santa Cruz
Languages: Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Japanese.
Bufete Aguirre, Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa - BAQSN - is a full service law firm, resulting from the full merger of all the service areas of Bufete Aguirre Soc. Civ. and Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa Soc. Civ., two of the most traditional firms, of international prestige and with more than 50 years of existence in Bolivia. The merger constitutes the first precedent of a project of these characteristics in the country, aiming to an integral provision of specialised services in all areas of the law.
With a common tradition of commitment to professional excellence and ethical principles, both firms managed to achieve a synergy that allows them to have a strong structure and a comprehensive team to continue providing high quality and specialised legal services to its clients. Committed to the highest standards of professional practice, the firms have participated over time in some of the most important investment and development projects in Bolivia, from corporate, tax and labour structuring, national and international contractual relationships, of private or public nature, economic and financial operations, infrastructure projects and many others, to the advice in corporate management and participation in boards of directors and control bodies. Its partners have also participated in the drafting of different laws and regulations, such as the Commercial Code, the Central Bank Law, the Securities Market Law, the new Mining Law, the Investments Law, the Conciliation and Arbitration Law, and several other legal provisions.
BAQSN is formed by a team of lawyers trained in some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. BAQSN provides specialised professional services in both traditional areas, such as corporate and commercial law, tax, mining, energy, hydrocarbons and labour, as well as in other specific areas of regulated activities in financial and banking matters, telecommunications, industrial activities, construction, sales and distribution, public and state procurement, intellectual property, unfair competition, antitrust, compliance and consumer protection standards. BAQSN also provides advise on dispute resolution systems with experts in arbitration, mediation and conciliation. Various forms of litigation are supported by experienced professionals in the area.