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The ‘definitely top-tier team’ at Estudio O'Farrell is commended for its ability to ‘strike a balance between legal analysis and business needs’ and for its ‘uniquely personalised service’. The practice, which works closely with the public law department, is best known for its track record in administrative law matters — both contentious and non-contentious — and commercial work. Senior partner Uriel O’Farrell (‘proactive with a problem-solving approach’) is highly sought after by energy companies for complex issues and co-leads the department together with Agustina Fanelli Evans (‘solid technical and commercial knowledge’) and AgustĂ­n Siboldi. On the regulatory front, the firm provides ongoing advice to Pampa EnergĂ­a and Compañía General de Electricidad, among others. On the transactional side, the firm advised YPF and YPF EnergĂ­a ElĂ©ctrica on a subscription agreement, which involved the sale of a 24.99% stake in YPF EnergĂ­a ElĂ©ctrica’s shares to EFS Global Energy and GE Capital Global Energy Investments.

Beccar Varela’s profile continues to grow in the power area, particularly on the renewables side, as evidenced by an increasingly impressive client roster which includes Canadian Solar, Goldwind International Holdings (HK) and Solarpack. The firm is well versed across the full spread of generation, transmission and distribution-related issues, with an emphasis on regulatory and transactional matters. Energy expert JosĂ© Carlos Cueva is the key contact and recently advised Hive Energy (UK) on its plans to develop solar power plants in Argentina.

‘Highly responsive and client-oriented’, Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi is valued for ‘understanding the client’s urgency in important matters’. The firm had a strong year on the power side, which saw it handle a mix of project tenders, project development, asset acquisitions and regulatory matters. Among its highlights, practice co-head Ignacio Minorini Lima paired up with corporate partner Exequiel Buenaventura (‘deep knowledge of the electricity sector’) to assist Envision Energy with several issues, including bidding rounds and general corporate matters. Mariano Luchetti, who co-leads the group, is also recommended. AES Energy, Equinor and Invenergy are also on the department’s books.

‘Very strong boutique’ Díaz Bobillo, Sigwald & Vittone Abogados is highlighted by peers and clients alike for ‘punching above its weight’ in the power sphere. The firm attracts strong praise for its ‘broad and well-rounded practice’ — it certainly handles a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters — but its ‘leading regulatory law capability’ is the feature that particularly stands out. Founding partner Víctor Díaz Bobillo ‘knows the power market inside out’ and is highly recommended for regulatory, contractual and arbitral issues.

Martínez de Hoz & Rueda’s power practice, which is highlighted by peers as ‘very strong and growing quickly’, is distinguished by its ‘specialist project finance expertise’ as well as by its ‘deep experience in complex administrative law matters’. On the project finance front, department co-head Juan Cruz Azzarri advised Parque Eólico Arauco SAPEM on the development of three wind farm projects. In addition, Pablo Rueda assisted JinkoSolar Holding with the development and $100m project financing of a solar farm project. Jimena Vega Olmos co-leads a practice that also counts Orazul Energy, IDB Invest and Goldwind among its key clients.

Particularly prominent on the transactional side, Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal’s power practice also demonstrates strong expertise in project development and regulatory issues. It also sets itself apart through its experience in alternative power matters, such as hydroelectric, nuclear and renewable energy. Among its highlights, energy and natural resources head Francisco Macías, acting together with the banking and public law teams, advised China Gezhouba Group on regulatory and contractual issues related to the $4.7bn construction of a hydroelectric project. The department also includes associate Gonzalo Santamaria, singled out by clients as a ‘very talented up-and-coming lawyer’. Other key clients include China National Nuclear Corporation and General Electric.

Specialist regulated industries boutique Pozo Gowland Abogados is a ‘dominant force in the administrative law area’, according to peers. The firm, which is widely recognised for its expertise in tariff issues and government contracts, handles a broad spread of regulatory, commercial and contentious matters, with strength across the full range of electrical generation, transport and distribution processes. High-profile figure HĂ©ctor Pozo Gowland stands as a ‘market leader in energy and public utilities law’.

The ‘very strong team’ at Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani impresses with its ‘effective combination of regulatory and transactional expertise’. The practice, which has a strong presence in the renewable and nuclear spheres, is best known for its project finance prowess — it also packs a punch in M&A and regulatory matters. Recent highlights include regulatory specialist Nicolás Eliaschev, who is a ‘very sharp operator’, acting alongside corporate finance partner Juan Pablo Bove to advise KfW IPEX-Bank and DEG on a $142m project finance facility to Genneia, through a wholly-owned SPV, to finance a wind project under the RenovAr programme.

Over the past year, Allende & Brea’s multidisciplinary department handled a diverse spread of transactional, regulatory and contentious matters for its power industry clients. Recent work includes key contact Marcos PatrĂłn Costas, together with environmental partner MarĂ­a Morena Del RĂ­o, advising NucleoelĂ©ctrica Argentina on its agreement with China National Nuclear Corporation for the construction of two nuclear power plants in Argentina. Other clients include Enel Green Power, Siemens and WĂ€rtsilĂ€.

Baker McKenzie’s specialist expertise in public procurement and government contracts translates into a steady stream of work relating to project bids, regulatory issues and contentious matters. Among its recent highlights, energy, infrastructure and natural resources partner Adolfo Durañona advised DuPont on a dispute with energy distributors concerning tariffs. Other key clients include Bunge Argentina and Fondomonte Inversiones Argentina.

Bomchil’s power practice is distinguished by its concentration on complex contentious matters, particularly arbitration. Despite the recent departure of arbitration expert Guido Tawil, the group’s strategic focus on administrative law matters is expected to continue with the appointments of regulatory specialists MarĂ­a InĂ©s Corrå (‘deeply committed and solution-oriented’) and Francisco GutiĂ©rrez as the new department co-heads. Highlights included successfully representing Wintershall EnergĂ­a in a $250m claim brought by a Chilean gas distributor against a consortium of Argentine producers related to export restrictions.

Public law heavyweight Cassagne Abogados is best known for its expertise in contentious work and brings to bear a well-established record in complex litigation. In a key example of its sweet spot, Pablo Perrino defended several distribution concessionaires in class actions filed by consumers’ associations concerning rate changes. Máximo Fonrouge is widely recognised as an expert in administrative law-related matters.

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados’ power practice, which is led by public law expert Horacio Ruiz Moreno, handles a significant volume of renewable energy-related matters. Highlights included advising Isla Power on its power purchase agreement with local energy group Albanesi — Ruiz Moreno led that work. The group has also recently undertaken work for Aluar Aluminio Argentino, Export-Import Bank of China and Mitsui & Co.


Mining

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‘Highly knowledgeable and responsive’, Allende & Brea is valued by clients for its ‘strong industry acumen and connections’ and for its ‘understanding of the mining market worldwide, as well as domestic laws and issues’. The group, which excels in the full suite of transactional, regulatory and contentious work, is most recognised for its reputation as a key player in the lithium market for clients such as FMC, Rio Tinto and Galaxy Resources. High-profile department co-head Florencia Heredia, widely lauded as ‘very knowledgeable and well known in the industry’, recently acted for key client Galaxy Resources on the $280m sale of certain mining properties to POSCO. In another transactional headline, Heredia advised Pluspetrol on its acquisition of all the outstanding shares of LSC Lithium. The ‘very experienced and knowledgeable’ Juan Martín Allende co-leads the department and assisted FMC Lithium with the expansion of its lithium extraction operations in Argentina. He also advised Fortuna Silver Mines on an EPC contract for the construction of a gold mining project — impressive associate Nahila Cortes provided sole support on that work.

‘A stand-out mining firm’, Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal houses ‘the market-leading practice in Argentina’, according to many. The group covers all the bases in mining law, with specialist skill sets in mining projects, transactions, regulatory matters and litigation — it is also distinguished by its ability to draw upon the wider firm’s top-tier expertise in corporate finance, public law and tax to provide support on multi-layered mining deals. Department head Luis Lucero is widely revered as a ‘go-to mining specialist’ and provides ongoing advice to Oroplata, a wholly owned subsidiary of Goldcorp, on its Cerro Negro gold and silver mine. On the contentious side, Lucero is representing Glencore’s subsidiary El PachĂłn in its high-profile dispute with Minera Los Pelambres (an Antofagasta-controlled subsidiary) regarding a waste dump built by Minera Los Pelambres on Glencore’s property in Argentina. Leonardo RodrĂ­guez is also a key contact and advised Coeur Argentina on granting an option to Minera Santa Cruz to purchase the HuracĂĄn and Tornado mining rights in the Province of Santa Cruz. The firm also benefits from an impressive band of younger mining specialists, including senior associate AndrĂ©s Villarreal and associate MarĂ­a Mercedes Rudolph. Other key clients include Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti and Pan American Silver.

Baker McKenzie’s robust mining practice advises clients across a broad range of exploration, exploitation and financing issues, with recent strong showings in the lithium and gold areas. Department co-head Adolfo Durañona is an eminent name in the market and recently advised Albemarle on several matters, including the $18m acquisition of lithium mining projects in Catamarca. On the finance front, Durañona advised Trident Southern Explorations on a $19m loan to support continued activities in the Andacollo mining project. The department, which is co-led by Roberto GranĂ©, also counts Vale as a key client.

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi continues to strengthen its profile for mining work and the increasingly impressive practice recently added Mineros and Metalla Royalty & Streaming to its client portfolio. Among its longstanding retainers, the group advises mining giants Barrick Gold Corporation, First Quantum Minerals and Yamana Gold (through its Argentine subsidiaries) on day-to-day matters. Among its transactional highlights, the group assisted Mineros with its $60m acquisition of the Gualcamayo mine from Yamana Gold — together, department co-heads Sergio Arbeleche and Sebastián Vedoya led that work.

Beccar Varela had a busy year on the lithium front, on both the transactional and regulatory sides, and it also advised clients within the gold, copper and silver industries. Among its headline deals, the firm advised Shanghai Nextview on the local aspects of its $265m acquisition of Canada’s Lithium X — banking specialist Maximiliano D’Auro led that mandate. In another lithium-related highlight, corporate finance partner Roberto Fortunati advised Australia’s Quantum Capital on the launch of its activities in Argentina and investments in lithium projects. Senior associate Marcos Moreno Hueyo, noted as a ‘very good up-and-coming mining specialist’, provided sole support on both the Shanghai Nextview and the Quantum Capital work.

The consensus is that the ‘compact but effective’Beretta Godoy is a ‘specialist in mining deals’, which is evidenced by its close links with mining giants such as BHP Billiton, Yamana Gold and Metallurgical Corporation of China. Aside from its transactional prowess, the firm also shines in regulatory and contentious matters, with notable experience in complex arbitrations. Highly regarded managing partner Federico Godoy is a ‘sharp and commercial lawyer’; he recently paired up with Juan Sonoda, who heads the energy and natural resources department, to advise key client Yamana Gold on the sale of its Gualcamayo gold mine in Argentina.

‘Responsive, efficient and cost-effective’, Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados continues to go from strength to strength following the arrival of a team from mining-focused boutique HOLT Abogados in 2017. The ‘client-oriented group’ is noted for its ability to provide ‘integrated solutions across a wide range of legal specialities’, with its supplementary expertise in environmental, corporate and finance finding favour. The lithium industry is a key source of instructions and it recently advised LSC Lithium on the Argentine regulatory aspects of its acquisition by Pluspetrol — Matías Olcese (‘an impressive younger lawyer’) and senior counsel María Paula Terrel (‘very detail-oriented’) led that work. María Laura Lede Pizzurno is also a key contact.

At high-profile boutique Zaballa - Carchio Abogados, mining work remains a cornerstone of the firm. The group handles a comprehensive spread of exploration, project development, corporate and regulation — for both local and international mining clients. It also brings to bear supplementary expertise in environmental and administrative law matters. Seasoned specialist Hernán Zaballa remains a preeminent name in the market and continues to lead the department.

Mining work is a core strength at Alfaro-Abogados and it impresses with its solid presence in corporate and finance matters. It is also well known for its representation of China-based clients, where it leverages the firm’s Beijing office and China desk to provide specialist support. Seasoned experts Ignacio Celorrio and Hernan Celorrio enjoy strong profiles in the market.

Hope, Duggan & Silva’s experienced mining practice specialises in regulatory and mid-market transactional matters. Most notably, the firm continues to advise Minera Santa Cruz (an affiliate of Hochschild Mining) on day-to-day matters. Hugo Vivot, who handles a wide range of transactional, regulatory and contentious work, is the key contact.

Nicholson y Cano Abogados’ multidisciplinary mining practice spans the full gamut of exploration, development and production matters — for both mining companies and service providers. Energy and natural resources specialist Nicolás Perkins co-leads the department alongside corporate partner Eduardo Koch. Key clients include Argentina Minera, Desarrollo de Prospectos Mineros and Minera Exar.

‘Creative, communicative and involved’, Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados is praised by its mining clients for its ‘strong support through every stage of a project’. In particular, energy and natural resources head Amalia SĂĄenz is recommended for her ‘in-depth knowledge of the industry’. Among other matters, SĂĄenz provides day-to-day advice to Guanaco Mining — a subsidiary of Austral Gold — on its mining operations.


Oil and gas

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Highly respected boutique Alliani & Bruzzon maintains a leading reputation for its ‘strong specialist expertise in oil and gas matters’ and clients say it ‘understands the industry inside out’. The firm provides comprehensive support across a broad range of transactional, contentious and regulatory matters, with notable experience in the upstream sector. Names to note in the ‘definitely top-tier practice’ include managing partner Pablo Alliani (‘a very clever guy and a clear specialist in the oil and gas field’), transactional energy expert Fernando Brunelli and of counsel Alejandro D‘Onofrio. The group acts for an enviable roster of major multinational energy clients, including Axion Energy, Chevron and Golden Oil Corporation. Among its sweet spots, the firm brings to bear deep experience in advising on projects in the Vaca Muerta formation, and it recently advised Chevron on issues relating to its agreements with YPF to develop the Loma Campana and Loma La Lata blocks.

The ‘highly commercial and pragmatic’ MartĂ­nez de Hoz & Rueda’s signature oil and gas offering ranks ‘among the best in Argentina’, according to satisfied clients. Particular praise is reserved for its ‘excellent combination of legal skills with a problem-solving approach’ and one client asserts that ‘it stands as a reference point on how to resolve complex industry issues’. The department’s impeccable balance is another recurring theme and it attracts wide acclaim for its broad sector expertise across the full spread of regulatory, transactional and contentious, particularly arbitral, matters. JosĂ© MartĂ­nez de Hoz, who pairs regulatory with transactional prowess, is ‘one of the best oil and gas specialists in Argentina’ and recently advised Trafigura on its acquisition of the downstream business of Pampa EnergĂ­a. He also teamed up with TomĂĄs Lanardonne (‘a top expert in oil and gas regulation and contracts’), Juan Cruz Azzarri and the M&A practice to advise ExxonMobil Exploration Argentina on the acquisition of a 21% stake in midstream company Oldelval from Pampa EnergĂ­a. Other names to note include senior partner Pablo Rueda, who is an ‘excellent counsel’ and co-leads the department alongside MartĂ­nez de Hoz, and talented associate Marcos Blanco.

‘Top-tier oil and gas practice’ Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal’s ‘extremely strong group’ is admired for its ‘impressive roster of clients’ and its ‘consistent involvement in key matters’. The team, which is well balanced between corporate, commercial and contentious work, is best known for its track record in multi-jurisdictional issues and it often leans on other departments within the firm to provide support on complex cases. Among its recent highlights, group head Francisco Macías acted hand-in-hand with the corporate and tax departments to advise BP on a joint venture with Bridas and CNOOC to form Pan American Energy Group. He is also leading the firm’s advice to various Argentine and Chilean clients in connection with several natural gas cross-border transactions; notably, these represent the first energy transactions between Chile and Argentina since 2010. On the contentious side, Macías represented gas distribution utility Litoral Gas in disputes concerning long-term gas supply contracts. Corporate finance partner Ricardo Beller is also a key contact.

Mid-size outfit BazĂĄn CambrĂ© & Orts stands out as a well-established specialist in the oil and gas arena, with strong skill sets in both transactional and regulatory matters. Particularly active in the upstream and midstream sectors, it also has significant downstream experience and, although compact, it can draw upon robust supplementary expertise in administrative and environmental law. High-profile figure Mario Orts is widely regarded as ‘an excellent and very strong expert’; he steers a department that counts ConocoPhillips, Noble Energy and Candu Energy, Sucursal Argentina among its key clients. Transactional oil and gas partner NicolĂĄs Dilernia is also recommended.

Among Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi’s key attributes, clients highlight its ‘excellent attention to detail’, ‘personalised and committed service’ and ‘strong expertise in all segments of the energy business’. Group head Javier Rodríguez Galli, held up by many as a ‘leading oil and gas expert’, spearheads an increasingly high-profile team that is the first port of call for a burgeoning number of major multinational clients. Rodríguez Galli recently paired up with the M&A group to advise Vista Oil & Gas on the $400m acquisition of Argentine assets from Pampa Energía, including a controlling stake in Petrolera Entre Lomas. In another upstream highlight, he continues to advise Petronas E&P Argentina on the development, with YPF, of La Amarga Chica field. The group also benefits from a talented second line of associates, with María Agostina Milani singled out for her ‘strong knowledge, which provides comfort from both a legal and commercial standpoint’.

The ‘resurgent’ practice at Nicholson y Cano Abogados secures glowing praise for its recent activity in the shale gas area, with clients highlighting it as ‘really present in the market on the transactional side’. The ‘effective and efficient team’, which is well versed across a comprehensive spread of exploration, exploitation, transportation and distribution matters, is also keeping busy on the regulatory and contentious fronts. In a headline piece of M&A work, department co-lead Nicolás Perkins acted for Qatar Petroleum International on its acquisition of a minority interest in several concessions in the Vaca Muerta formation from affiliates of ExxonMobil. In another Vaca Muerta-related highlight, Mariana Guzian advised YPF on the amendment of project agreements with Chevron for the first shale oil projects in Argentina. Marcelo Lamesa co-leads a practice that also counts BP subsidiary Castrol, Pluspetrol and Shell as key clients.

Oil and gas work is a sweet spot for Alfaro-Abogados and it acts for an impressive portfolio of multinational clients on financing, M&A, project development and regulatory matters. China and US-based companies are a significant source of instructions and the energy group leans on the firm’s representative offices in Beijing and New York for support on cross-border matters. Carlos Alfaro and Sebastián Rodrigo co-lead a department that acts for Sinopec, China Petroleum Technology & Development Corporation and Parker Drilling.

Baker McKenzie’s oil and gas practice is best known for its representation of major oilfield services companies, including Schlumberger, Superior Energy Services and Texproil. Transactional and regulatory specialist Roberto Grané co-leads the department and paired up with Ezequiel Artola to advise Energicon, as operator, on securing title to the Vaca Mahuida area. Artola also acted alongside group co-head Adolfo Durañona to advise Spectrum on its offshore operations in Argentina, including the request for offshore seismic permits in three areas.

The ‘very commercial’ group at Beccar Varela continues to strengthen its profile on the upstream front — it also has significant downstream experience. Corporate finance specialist Roberto Fortunati heads the department and is noted for his ‘strong industry and legal knowledge’; he advised American Energy Partners on its initial agreements with YPF for the exploration and development of the Vaca Muerta formation. Enap Sipetrol is also a key client and the firm assisted it with several recent matters, including on the sale of its participation in the Pampa del Castillo-La Guitarra concession to Capex. JosĂ© Carlos Cueva is also recommended.

A popular choice for complex issues, Martelli Abogados is lauded by many as a ‘go-to firm on the regulatory front’ — it also handles transactional and contentious work. Among the names to note, founding partner and industry expert Hugo Martelli is widely revered as a ‘leader in the Argentine market’ for his deep sector expertise, which spans upstream and midstream matters. The team also benefits from the senior experience of ‘well-known specialist’ Pablo de Rosso, who handles transactional oil and gas matters.

Estudio O'Farrell’s oil and gas practice, which sits within the firm’s wider public law and economic regulation department, is best known for its ‘deep experience and knowledge of industry regulation’. Indeed, as one client points out, ‘some of its partners were even involved in the design of the current market regulation’, which is a significant benefit on complex administrative law cases. Senior partner Uriel O’Farrell is a key contact for energy regulation and disputes; he acted alongside public law expert Agustín Siboldi to represent Pampa Energía on the renegotiation of the conditions of the national incentive scheme for the production of natural gas. Axion Energy is also a key client and O’Farrell, Siboldi and Agustina Fanelli Evans advise it on day-to-day regulatory and antitrust issues.

The renovation of Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen's hydrocarbons practice continues apace under the leadership of Francisco Javier Romano, who can draw on over 20 years' in-house experience at leading energy-sector corporates including Bridas, Pan American Energy and Chevron. His February 2018 incorporation was followed by that of senior associates Nicole Jaureguiberry, who focuses on public and administrative law; and Valeria Stemkauskas, a corporate and transactional lawyer who arrived from YPF where she spent over four years as a senior lawyer. Energy-focused associate Ignacio Payarola is also noted on a 13-strong team that also includes three other commercial and transactional partners. Recent mandates include advising Phoenix Global Resources on a $100m expansion of its involvement in Vaca Muerta's shale gas deposits ; and assisting Chevron with the sale of its Rio Negro-located oil-and-gas concessions Puesto Flores and Estancia Vieja to President Petroleum, and Loma Negra and La Yesera to Capex Group. Other recent matters include the purchase of a participating interest in three oil and gas concessions in the Province of Tierra del Fuego and the granting of the first non-conventional hydrocarbon concession in the Province of Mendoza.  Clients include Mercuria Energy Group, San Antonio International, Petrobras, Total, Wintershall Argentina, Sinopec Argentina and Petrolera El Trebol.

Abeledo Gottheil Abogados is recommended for its strong track record across the regulatory, commercial and arbitration areas, with notable experience in both downstream and upstream matters. Regulatory heavyweight Luis Erize is widely regarded as a leader in energy arbitration. Pablo Pinnel is also a key contact.

Allende & Brea’s multidisciplinary oil and gas practice handles a diverse spread of contractual, regulatory and M&A matters for an impressive stable of domestic and international companies. Key clients include Weatherford, which the team advises on day-to-day operational matters — oil and gas head Marcos Patrón Costas leads that work, together with the corporate department.

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados’ practice, which is highlighted for its ‘good communication across disciplines’, continues to go from strength to strength under the leadership of Mariana Ardizzone. The team is also noted for its ‘strong and broad knowledge base’ and handles a varied mix of transactional and regulatory matters for domestic and multinational clients. Highlights included advising Echo Energy on its acquisition of interests in oil and gas assets in Argentina.

At Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados, energy and natural resources head Amalia SĂĄenz is recommended for regulatory, commercial and corporate finance matters. Among the group’s recent highlights, SĂĄenz advised DestilerĂ­a Argentinas de PetrĂłleo on the acquisition of an oil stock terminal in Dock Sud. Other key clients include Andino Holdings USA and Profertil.


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