Managing Partners: Pablo Roberts, Esteban Dominguez, Hernán Carassai
Number of partners: 4
Number of lawyers: 21
Languages: English, Spanish
About CROZ: CROZ is an acronym formulated on the basis of the surnames of the founding partners: Roberts (RO), Domínguez (Z) and Carassai (C) and is, at the same time, as of September 11 2020, the new name of our Firm (formerly known as McEwan Roberts Dominguez Carassai). CROZ Tax & Legal gathers a history of more than 15 years of leadership in advising high net worth individuals and families, combining it with a solid offer of services in the areas of tax consulting for companies, tax litigation, capital markets, corporate law and auditing.
Firm Overview: Founded in 2004 with the purpose of becoming a leader in Private Client/Private Wealth, CROZ Tax & Legal is probably the most recognised Argentine boutique firm in the field in the local market. With more than 30 years of experience, founding partners Pablo Roberts and Esteban Dominguez offer unequalled expertise in taking care of the tax planning of the businesses of the richest families in the country. Private Client/Tax and Family services are also supported by strong corporate legal, capital market, accounting & audit practices; allowing the firm to offer its clients a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking, Finance & Capital Market Law
Mergers & Acquisitions
Real Estate Transactions
The firm is well known for its experience in designing tax and estate planning structures for UHNW and HNW individuals, families, businesses and investments, tailored to meet the particular needs of each of its customers. Many of the country’s most important family offices are among the clients of the Firm, which renew their trust year after year. Services include, inter alia, family wealth preservation, tax-efficient investment structures, specific asset protection planning, international holding structures, tax compliance and expatriates.
Since its inception, the firm has been a pioneer in the design, negotiation and implementation of family action protocols, which have proven to be successful in the administration and, where appropriate, internal arbitration, of the most varied range of situations or possible conflicts. MRDC protocols are aimed at helping clients to avoid a court battle thus enabling the parties to reach an arbitrated outcome based on prearranged procedural rules. Also, its strong family litigation team is used to handle complex divorce and family succession processes. Services also include, inter alia, family wealth preservation, estate planning, protection of minors and vulnerable beneficiaries and protection of probate assets.
The firm provides tax consulting services to companies in a wide variety of sectors. Services include, inter alia, local & international tax planning, double-tax treaties, local & international investment structures, asset protection strategies and tax compliance.
The firm has a consolidated team of trial lawyers, with extensive experience in litigation against tax authorities at the 3 levels (national, provincial and municipal). Likewise, the firm represents clients in administrative cases before the tax authorities and in appeals before the National Tax Court and the Arbitration Commission of the Multilateral Agreement. Services include, among others, defense in administrative proceedings, legal representation in administrative litigation, legal representation in judicial litigation and assistance with criminal proceedings.
Main areas of practice of the firm also comprise Corporate Law, Banking, Finance & Capital Market Law, Merger & Acquisitions, Foreign Investments and Real Estate Transactions.
Tel: +54 11 2034 4000
Tel: +54 11 2034 4000