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Bufete Aguirre Soc Civ

AV JOS√Č SALM√ďN BALLIVI√ĀN (LOS √ĀLAMOS), NO 322, LA FLORIDA, PO BOX 994, LA PAZ, BOLIVIA
Tel:
Work +591 2 277 6628
Email:
Web:
www.baqsn.bo
La Paz, La Paz, Santa Cruz

Milenka Saavedra

Tel:
Work +591 22776628
Email:
Web:
www.basc.com.bo
Bufete Aguirre Soc Civ

Position

Attorney in Law - Partner.
PRACTICE AREAS: General Commercial, Corporate and Business Law; General Civil Law; Administrative Law, Antitrust, Competition and Regulation; Litigation; Tax Law; Labor Law; Contencious Judicial Process,  Collections

Career

Past activities: Technical advisor at the Internal Revenue Office; Legal adviser at the Municipal Government of La Paz, General Legal Council AES Communications S.A. Complementary activities: Member of the Board of Director of Inversora los Andes S.A. Alternate Sindico of Minera San Cristobal, Memisa S.A., Silex S.A. and BCP (Banco de Crédito)

Languages

Spanish, french and english

Member

  • La Paz Bar Association;
  • Bolivian Institute of Fiscal Studies (IBET)

Education

  • Licentiate in Law (Bolivian Catholic University); 1997  
  • Postgraduate studies in Fiscal Law (Andean University Simón Bolivar); 1997
  • Masters in Regulation and Competence (Andean University Simón Bolivar); 2003 

Leisure

Reading, running, biking and swimming


Bolivia

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

In operation since October 2018, Bufete Aguirre, Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa Sociedad Civil ‚Äď (BAQSN)'s combined team is praised for its 'experience and solidity' across a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial matters. The practice has been especially active in the mining, aviation, real estate and telecoms sectors; for example,¬†Julio Quintanilla¬†continues to¬†advise LATAM Airlines Group on a range of corporate matters, including establishing a subsidiary entity in the country. Fernando Aguirre¬†and Ignacio Aguirre¬†assisted Minera San Crist√≥bal¬†with corporate governance work, while Milenka Saavedra¬†advised a number of telecoms operators on regulatory and compliance issues. Eduardo Quintanilla¬†and Mauricio Torrico Galindo¬†are providing ongoing advice to Orvana Minerals on the corporate restructuring of its subsidiary¬†Empresa Minera Paititi. Santiago Nishizawa¬†is noted for his expertise in M&A, while Sergio Antelo¬†assists foreign companies with their entry into the Bolivian market. Leonardo Azurduy Saunero¬†was made up to partner in January 2019.

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Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

The 'very reliable' Bufete Aguirre, Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa Sociedad Civil ‚Äď (BAQSN)¬†houses¬†'professional' and¬†'practical lawyers'; the practice is jointly led by Carolina Aguirre¬†and La Paz-based¬†Santiago Nishizawa. Aguirre continues to assist¬†Rainforest Alliance with labour matters, recently advising on a restructuring mandate; she also teamed up with the 'very responsive'¬†Milenka Saavedra¬†to defend Samaritan's Purse in a dispute with a former employee. Other clients include¬†Tetra Pak, the British Embassy and Marie Stopes International Bolivia.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Operating since October 2018, Bufete Aguirre, Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa Sociedad Civil ‚Äď (BAQSN)'s tax department handles both advisory and contentious mandates, including tax planning, compliance and challenges to SIN tax-assessment rulings. Mauricio Torrico Galindo, who co-leads the team with¬†Milenka Saavedra Mu√Īoz,¬†recently advised¬†LATAM Airlines Group on transfer pricing matters regarding fund transfers between Bolivia and Spain. In the Santa Cruz office,¬†Gonzalo Prudencio Goz√°lvez¬†is noted for his tax expertise.

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