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María Shakespear

Buenos Aires, Argentina Latin America Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A
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Corporate/M&A - Argentina

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María Shakespear rises in the rankings this year following considerable recognition from interviewees for her activity in corporate transactions. She regularly advises a variety of local and international clients on corporate restructuring and M&A deals. A market commentator appreciates her "business acumen" and adds that "she helps us mitigate the risk we face."
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María Shakespear is a partner at Beccar Varela and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. She joined the firm in 1998.

María provides corporate advice to local and foreign clients with businesses in Argentina across a wide spectrum of industries. Her main practice areas are M&A, private equity, and project finance. She has vast experience in the negotiation and drafting of complex commercial agreements, commercialization, distribution, and franchising; debts negotiations, and due diligence. She has advised international organizations on investments and divestitures. She also focuses on the designing of start-ups, entrepreneur businesses, and businesses seeking positive social and environmental impact, following a Triple Bottom Line model.

Professional Memberships

She is a member of the Buenos Aires Bar Association and the IBA. She is the Treasurer of the Board of Directors of FAME (Foro Argentino de Mujeres Ejecutivas).

Personal

María obtained her Law degree from Universidad de Buenos Aires (2001) and her Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Dundee University, Dundee, Scotland (2007, with distinction). She also studied at Denver University (USA, 2004), where she obtained a certificate for certain subjects from the LLM. She worked as a foreign associate at Holme, Roberts & Owen (USA, 2004).

María speaks Spanish, English, and French.

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María Shakespear

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