Managing Partner: Santiago Pereira Campos
Senior Partners: Daniel Rueda Kramer, Felix Abadi Pilosof, Santiago Pereira Campos
Number of partners worldwide: 4
Number of professionals: 25
Practice Area Contacts:
Dispute Resolution: Santiago Pereira Campos
Labour: Santiago Pereira Campos, Daniel Tellechea
Accounting & Tax: Felix Abadi Pilosof
Corporate: Daniel Rueda Kramer
Healthcare: Rafael García Martínez, Miguel Ordiozola
Rueda Abadi Pereira is a consulting firm which renders legal, tax, notary and accounting services, as well as audits, economic consultancy, human resources consultancy and systems consultancy. The firm members have wide experience in delivering quality services. Among its staff there are law professors and opinion leaders. Some of the lawyers have been lecturers in national and international forums, others are members of academic institutes in the country and abroad and most of them have published books, papers and articles in several magazines and journals. They have also been consulted in the drafting of laws, rules and bills, in Uruguay and abroad. The firm furnishes legal advice to national and international companies, consulting firms and international organisations. In 2014 Rueda Abadi Pereira joined as members of the regional network SMS Latinoamérica (signature member of the prestigious Forum of Firms of IFAC as unique signature of Latin American origin) present in more than 120 countries, offering professional auditing, accounting, management, economics and finance, assisting both public and private companies and other entities involved in trade, industrial operations and services, through SMS Uruguay.
Areas of Practice:
Dispute Resolution: 30%
Labour & Employment: 20%
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm’s professionals are experts in complex litigation involving commercial, corporate, banking and finance, administrative, tax, labour, civil and real estate matters. Its professionals are also experts in arbitration, having acted as legal advisers in national and international arbitrations (ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL).
The firm’s professionals have expertise in giving legal advice regarding employment and social security issues, such as collective bargaining agreement negotiations, labour contract drafting, personnel dismissal, severance payments advising and labour planning, among others.
Accounting & Tax:
The firm’s accountants and lawyers are expert advisors in taxation matters, and their work is recognised in Uruguay and abroad, for its efficiency and remarkable results, rendering consulting and fiscal planning services regarding all kind of taxation.
The firm offers multidisciplinary advice aimed at promoting and managing corporate liability restructuring processes when this is necessary in the circumstances, based on the extensive experience our professionals have in this area, both in the role of insolvency administrators and in the representation of Creditors in this type of processes. Likewise, our firm and its professionals have been designated by the Justice as Interveners or Trustees in the framework of important insolvency proceedings regulated by Law No. 18,387, such as: Fripur, Foto Martín, Raincoop, Grupo Wisa and TENENT Group.
The firm is leader in the provision of comprehensive legal services to institutions and health care companies, having qualified professionals with broad experience in this field.
The firm has broad experience in advising companies in mergers and acquisitions, tax planing, tax advice regarding double taxation treaties and litigation in cross board deals. The firm’s professionals have been hired by several international organisations (JSCA, UNDP, World Bank) to render legal advice in dispute resolution matters. The firm works with several international clients, and is renowned as being efficient and trustworthy in providing legal advice overseas.
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish.
The firm’s most representative clients are the following: BONGRAIN Group, Health Group SEMM, Zara (Inditex Group), Paycueros S.A (SADESA Group), Agro-industrial Group (Agroland S.A., Nuevo Manantial S.A., Estancias del Lago S.R.L), Iweryl S.A., Brendisol Trading S.A, República AFAP, the National Administration of Alcohol, Petroleum and Portland (ANCAP), Foley & Hoag LLP, FRIPUR S.A. (Insolvency proceeding), ENGIE S.A., PAHO-WHO, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ministry of Industry, Mining and Energy; Ministry of Transport and Public Works.