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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

BERGSTEIN

At BERGSTEIN, highly experienced of counsel Alejandro Hernåndez is recommended for his sound track record in structured finance and regulatory work. The group also benefits from the senior expertise of tax specialist Jonås Bergstein and Guillermo Duarte, who handles investment-related matters. The firm, which enjoys close links with an impressive roster of local and multinational financial institutions, recently advised a foreign bank on local banking regulations.

Leading individuals

Alejandro HernĂĄndez - BERGSTEIN

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Corporate/M&A
Corporate/M&A - ranked: tier 4

BERGSTEIN

BERGSTEIN’s broad experience in corporate matters spans M&A, spin-off transactions, joint ventures, restructurings and general day-to-day issues. Jonas Bergstein and Guillermo Duarte jointly lead a team which counts Accenture, Visa International and WeWork as key clients. Highlights included advising a multinational company on the acquisition of a local distributor.

Leading individuals

JonĂĄs Bergstein - BERGSTEIN

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

BERGSTEIN

BERGSTEIN’s dispute resolution practice, which stands as a key pillar of the firm, handles a diverse array of contentious matters, including employment, IP and competition litigation. The team counts domestic and multinational financial institutions, energy companies and technology corporations among its key clients — and it is also a solid referral choice for international law firms. Former Supreme Court judge Leonardo Melos heads the department.

Leading individuals

Leonardo Melos - BERGSTEIN

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

BERGSTEIN

BERGSTEIN’s IP department has a strong contentious bent and it has recently handled cases relating to patents, trade marks and copyright issues — for both domestic and multinational clients. The practice continues to grow under the leadership of talented associate and IP litigator Silvina Vila, who is particularly well versed in IP infringement matters and corporate support issues.

Rising stars

Silvina Vila - BERGSTEIN

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 3

BERGSTEIN

BERGSTEIN’s ‘committed and client-oriented’ practice, led by litigator Leonardo Melos, has experience across a broad scope of labour, employment, social security and immigration matters — for both local and multinational clients. Among its recent highlights, the firm advised a US-headquartered company on terminating the contract of a local manager. Associate Mariana Pisón is also a key contact in the ‘responsive and transparent’ group.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

BERGSTEIN

The ‘responsive and client-oriented’ group at BERGSTEIN is led by ‘tax expert’ Domingo Pereira and also benefits from the senior experience of Jonas Bergstein. The diverse practice, which is well versed in tax planning, regulatory issues, transactional support matters and tax ligation, counts Cisco Systems, Velcro USA and Visanet Uruguay among its key clients.

Leading individuals

Domingo Pereira - BERGSTEIN

JonĂĄs Bergstein - BERGSTEIN

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