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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Bergstein

Bergstein’s finance practice sits within its corporate group and is known for its solid experience in capital markets, project finance and regulatory matters. The team acts for an impressive stable of major international finance entities, including BNP Paribas, China Development Bank and Deutsche Bank; it also acts for borrowers. Jonás Bergstein, Guillermo Duarte and of counsel Alejandro Hernandez are the names to note.

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Alejandro Hernández - Bergstein

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

Bergstein

Bergstein’s practice, which is led by Jonás Bergstein, spans M&A, general business law and corporate compliance matters. It acts for an impressive roster of multinational names, with Amazon, Apple and General Motors all on the firm’s books. Guillermo Duarte is also a key contact.

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Jonás Bergstein - Bergstein

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Bergstein

At Bergstein, group head Leonardo Melos brings to bear a strong record in complex commercial litigation and antitrust matters; the team also handles contentious IP issues, arbitration, employment litigation and insurance claims. Representative clients include Boston Scientific, Jack Wolfskin and Sony. Domingo Pereira, who has strong experience in litigation against the state, is also noted.

Leading lawyers

Leonardo Melos - Bergstein

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Bergstein

Bergstein leverages its contentious firepower to specialise in IP litigation, with notable expertise in parallel imports, anti-counterfeiting and competition-related matters. Associate Silvina Vila is the key contact.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 3

Bergstein

Bergstein’s litigation prowess ensures that it packs a punch in employment litigation. It also has experience in collective bargaining, corporate support matters and immigration. Litigator Mariana Pisón is recommended.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Bergstein

Bergstein maintains a broad tax practice, with specialist experience in both tax litigation and tax-planning matters; it also benefits from a standalone wealth management unit. Clients include domestic companies, high-net-worth individuals and major multinationals, with Amadeus IT Group, Boston Scientific and Velcro USA all on the group’s books. Domingo Pereira and Jonás Bergstein are high-profile figures in the market.

Leading lawyers

Domingo Pereira - Bergstein

Jonás Bergstein - Bergstein

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