Firm Profile > Ferrere > Montevideo, Uruguay

Ferrere
EDIFICIO FERRERE
JUNCAL 1392
MONTEVIDEO
Uruguay

Banking and finance Tier 1

FERRERE ranks comfortably among the best in the market, with its broad practice spread, ‘greater specialisation and knowledge’ and ‘highly trained and experienced lawyers’ finding favour with clients. The group is well-versed across the full scope of banking matters, with strong skill sets in corporate lending, capital markets, project finance, banking M&A and regulatory issues. Dedicated banking and finance partner Diego Rodríguez heads the group and brings to bear a strong track record in sophisticated transactions, with niche expertise in securitisations. Geraldine Ifrán is recommended for her extensive experience in regulatory matters, particularly banking M&A. Other key partners include energy-and-natural-resources focused Gonzalo Secco (particularly for structured finance), and increasingly prominent project-finance specialist Sebastián Ramos. Talented associate Federico Lemos stands out for his ‘ability, experience and knowledge of banking regulation’.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

A leading firm in Uruguay, with highly trained and experienced lawyers.’

What makes this practice unique is the speciality that Ferrere’s banking and finance team has, which is unique in the market.’

‘In general, firms have practices that do corporate and banking at the same time, while Ferrere houses an exclusive ​​banking and finance practice. This leads to greater specialisation and knowledge, which results in a better quality of service for the client.’

In our opinion, it is the best team in Uruguay.’

They differentiate themselves through their knowledge of the client’s business and their availability. Also, the speed of their responses always takes the needs of the client into account.’

Diego Rodríguez is undoubtedly one of the lawyers who knows this business in Uruguay best. He has strong knowledge in banking regulations, securities market and financing.’

Sebastián Ramos is another partner in the area who also stands out for his knowledge and ability to work.’

Geraldine Ifrán is someone we call upon for many regulatory issues.’

Federico Lemos is an associate that stands out for his ability, experience and knowledge of banking regulation.’

Key clients

Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF)

CAF-Asset Management Corporation (CAF-AM)

Aberdeen Fund Managers

IDB Invest

UBS

JP Morgan

Credit Suisse

The Bank of Novia Scotia (Scotiabank)

UTE

Key Safety Systems (KSS)

Corporate/M&A Tier 1

A tier-one law firm for M&A in South America’, FERRERE leverages its offices across Uruguay, as well as its international platforms in Ecuador and Paraguay to act as a hub for regional cross-border deals. In a highlight example of its multi-jurisdictional reputation, the firm was recently selected to advise Canada’s Knight Therapeutics on the local aspects of its $281m acquisition of Biotoscana, a multinational laboratory whose corporate and logistics hub for the Americas is located in Uruguay. Sources value the group's lawyers ability to ‘collaborate proactively to find accurate solutions’, with high-profile corporate veteran Martín Cerruti particularly sought after by clients. Geraldine Ifrán is another senior corporate specialist, who brings to bear a prominent record in insurance-related transactions. Santiago Fontana specialises in foreign investments and M&A and is highlighted as an ‘excellent and solution-oriented lawyer’. Up-and-coming partner Sebastián Ramos is noted for his broad focus on corporate and project finance matters, while impressive associate Alejandra García is ‘highly knowledgeable in the M&A area’.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

Ferrere and its members understand all aspects of our business and collaborate proactively to find accurate solutions to our issues.’

Lawyers are accessible and responsive and an excellent value for money option.’

Affordable, friendly people, who are empathetic to our needs and response times.’

Always predisposed, to go a beyond our requirements, even leaning on their vast network of contacts throughout the region to assist us explore business development.’

Ferrere has provided highly knowledgeable, solution-oriented and efficient advice with a deep understanding of customer needs in a challenging matter within short time frames.’

Ferrere is definitely a tier-one law firm for M&A in South America and by far our preferred law firm in Uruguay.

Santiago Fontana is an excellent and solution-oriented lawyer appreciated for his ability to identify potential issues for the client, walking that extra mile to make deals happen, understanding the client’s needs and navigating us through an unfamiliar jurisdiction.

Alejandra García is highly knowledgeable in the M&A area, very responsive and efficient and really good at client communication. She makes clients feel comfortable.’

Key clients

MetLife

Starbucks

Lacoste

JC Decaux

Nestlé

Abbott Laboratories

Knight Therapeutics

ExxonMobil Exploration

Nike

Uber

Dispute resolution Tier 1

FERRERE’s sizeable dispute resolution team is roundly praised for its ‘very talented and experienced’ lawyers and its ‘expertise in complex cases’. The firm’s regional network and international law firm connections are also a recurring theme, with sources highlighting its ‘enormous experience in cross-border disputes’. The standalone practice is well-equipped to advise on the full spread of contentious issues, from commercial to constitutional and administrative litigation, as well as local and international arbitration. Seasoned litigator Sandra Gonzalez heads the group and is ‘very sharp and effective’. Alejandro Pintos is another experienced name and specialises in commercial disputes. The ‘extremely knowledgeableSoledad Díaz is a talented up-and-coming partner and has an emphasis on construction, energy and infrastructure cases. Martín Rosati is a talented senior associate.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

Ferrere is one of the rare firms in Uruguay with a sizeable team fully devoted to dispute resolution, and one of the only south American regional firms with offices in other LatAm countries, which is very valuable for multi-jurisdictional disputes, or if enforcement or other remedies are sought abroad.’

Ferrere’s team is very solid in resolving disputes in Uruguay, always providing relevant and strategic opinions and comments to define the course of action.’

The extensive experience they have and the orientation towards results in the recommendations they make, mark the firm as an excellent choice to work on the resolution of disputes in Uruguay.’

They have a highly experienced team of both partners and senior associates, as well as younger associates, highly seasoned in arbitration under several rules and who have been involved in the majority of significant construction, energy or infrastructures disputes connected to Uruguay.’

The team has enormous experience in cross-border disputes. Lawyers have a varied net of contacts with law firms and experts in many jurisdictions, so as to efficiently assemble the team suitable for each case.’

Their expertise in complex cases, frequently involving government entities, gives the team invaluable insight for conducting negotiations and designing and implementing a communication strategy, as well as to globally tackle all other aspects of a dispute.’

I have mostly worked with partners Sandra González and Soledad Díaz, as well as with senior associate Agustina Rodríguez and Martin Rosati. They are all impressive and very talented and experienced.’

Sandra González and Soledad Díaz are precise and very knowledgeable about Uruguayan law as well as international arbitration practice. They are easy to reach. They both have extensive experience in arbitration, particularly in construction disputes as counsel, and in the case of Sandra Gonzalez as an arbitrator as well.’

Sandra González as the head of Ferrere’s practice is extremely proficient in handling complex disputes without losing perspective of third parties or commercial aspects that need to be considered in parallel. She is very sharp and effective in cross examination, as well as in selecting arbitration panels.

Soledad Díaz is highly experienced in dealing with the mechanics of international disputes, is extremely knowledgeable on the law (from a procedural and substantive standpoint) and is uniquely precise and accurate in her advice.’

Agustina Rodriguez and Martin Rosati are well versed in developing a case theory from the beginning and in working with experts from a variety of industries, including legal experts and damages experts. Both are very professional and committed to delivering good results.’

Key clients

Nordex

Grupo Cobra

ExxonMobil

Uber

Shell

Petrobras

Tullow

Total

Hyundai Engineering & Construction

JP Morgan Chase

Intellectual property Tier 1

FERRERE impresses with its ‘magnificent team of professionals’ and its ‘geographical scope’. The comprehensive practice is recognised for its broad industry focus, with notable expertise in the life sciences, agribusiness, retail, media and entertainment, and food and beverage sectors. A popular choice for patent and trade mark litigation, the team also handles non-contentious matters. Regional managing partner Agustín Mayer is a high-profile figure and possesses extensive patent experience. Other recommended names include Alejandro Alterwain, whose practice spans IP and antitrust matters, and increasingly active associate, Manuel Graña.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

Adequate rates and exceptional service characterise Ferrere.

I highlight the geographical scope of its portfolio of services that transcends Uruguay.

Agustín Mayer and senior associate Stella Weng are key names in a magnificent team of professionals, who are all talented and helpful in IP.

Stella Weng, Agustín Mayer and associate Manuel Graña, among others, are always attentive and willing to answer the queries that are presented to them.’

Alejandro Alterwain and Stella Weng are fantastic to work with. Always ready to assist and with the ability to connect us with whoever is needed to a particular project.’

Key clients

H&M

Haribo

Abbvie Pharmaceuticals

CMPC

DirecTV

Nike

Samsung

Equifax

Bayer

Abbott Laboratories

Labour and employment Tier 1

Pro-business and solution-oriented’, FERRERE’s labour and employment team finds favour for its ‘commitment and professionalism’. The comprehensive practice draws on the firm’s full-service offering to shine across the full spread of advisory, contentious and corporate support matters, with experience in advising domestic companies through to major multinational corporations on complex issues. It also routinely works alongside the firm’s immigration practice to handle employee residence matters. Leading light Verónica Raffo spearheads the group and is highly sought after for both contentious and non-contentious matters. Alberto Baroffio, who was raised to the partnership in January 2021, is the key contact for collective negotiations and collective bargaining disputes; while while senior counsel Nelson Larrañaga is highly regarded for complex labour litigation. Talented senior associate Felipe Lasarte is another key practice contact.

Testimonials

In our experience, Ferrere stands out for its strong team of professionals, commitment and responsibility.

The lawyers who manage our relationship are benchmarks in labour law in Uruguay. Additionally, the lawyers who assist them demonstrate the same level of commitment, excellent treatment and level of response to the client.’

We value their level of response, commitment and professionalism.’

The firm possesses broad technical solidity and above all things they try to apply the best standards to the specific case presented, seeking the vision that best suits the client’s interests.

Lawyers stand out for their availability (practically 24/7) to attend to emergencies or relevant queries. We also appreciate their response times and personal closeness to the client.’

The team manages to generate a relationship and trust that goes beyond the strictly professional/client relationship.’

A excellent pro-business, solution-oriented team, which quickly understands customer needs and provides appropriate solutions. We also value its international experience.’

We recommend Verónica Raffo, Giselle Cardoso  and Alberto Baroffio.’

Key clients

Uber

Israel Discount Bank of New York

Avianca

Nutral

Abbott Laboratories

Sabre

Katoen Natie

Enercon

H&M

JC Decaux

Projects and energy Tier 1

The deep and broad group at FERRERE stands out for its ‘access to lawyers’, ‘business-oriented opinions’ and ‘adaptability to customer requirements’. A strong performer across the full gamut of energy, natural resources and infrastructure projects, the team is routinely called upon to structure and finance some of the market’s most high-profile developments. Additionally, the group handles the acquisition and disposal of energy and infrastructure assets, as well as regulatory and contentious matters. The firm further distinguishes itself through its expansive regional presence, and it has recently advised on transactions in Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Mexico. Names to note include Gonzalo Secco, who is among the most senior energy specialists in the market. Manuel Lecuona is also recognised for his strong record in energy matters, while up-and-coming expert Sebastian Ramos is widely hailed for his project finance expertise. Associate Agustina Pérez Lete is also recommended.

Testimonials

Availability, access to lawyers, response times and technical knowledge are the strong points that we find in Ferrere. The focus on customer service distinguishes Ferrere from other firms.’

Large team, very professional, very good coordination between lawyers. Very reactive.

Always balanced with the ability to provide business-oriented opinions.’

The team combines the knowledge and work capacity necessary to achieve the best market results in structuring complex financing operations.’

In comparison with other law firms, the team demonstrates a very good adaptability to customer requirements.

The team has a great capacity for analysing contracts and providing ideas to solve the difficulties that arise in the legal aspects of negotiations with counterparties.’

Gonzalo Secco knows the most relevant aspects necessary to carry out the legal due diligence of structured operations.’

Sebastian Ramos is part of a shortlist of the best project finance attorneys in Uruguay. He provides an excellent level of service; understanding client needs and contributing his experience and ideas to solve problems.

Sebastian Ramos is a great professional, very diligent. He knows our business, our clients, and the general environment in which we operate.’

Key clients

Brookfield Asset Management

Jan de Nul

China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC)

Acciona Construcción

Nordex Acciona Windpower

Actis / Atlas

Shell Exploration

Enel

Petrobras

Enercon

IDB Invest

Real estate Tier 1

For one source, FERRERE is a ‘fundamental partner in our company’s decision-making process’. The group strikes the right note for its ‘teamwork’, ‘professional attitude’ and ‘interdisciplinary team’, with its ability to proactively consult internally on cross-department issues a recurring theme. The firm covers the waterfront on real estate matters, with strong skill sets in sale and purchase transactions, agribusiness issues, real estate funds, financing and dispute resolution. Its diverse client base is equally broad and spans domestic and multinational investors, developers and lenders. Carlos Falco heads the group and has an emphasis on transactions in the high-end residential and commercial sectors. Impressive senior associates Diego Durán and Florencia Taboas are also recommended for real estate matters.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

The professional and human team at Ferrere is highly trained in all areas, advising us on the different stages of our business. They have become a fundamental partner in our company’s decision-making process.

Teamwork is one of the strongest qualities of the firm, given that our queries are very varied and often generalist in nature. The team frequently reaches out to obtain the appropriate answers, consulting internally with different specialists.’

What makes this team stand out is its excellent availability to answer queries and its consistently service-oriented and professional attitude.

The team quickly provides all the information available, advises us on alternatives, and ensures the final satisfaction of the client regarding the result obtained.’

It has strong knowledge of regulations, a very high level of acquired experience, is very well positioned in the market with high penetration of public and private organisations, and houses a solid interdisciplinary team, which allows us to carry out sophisticated transactions.’

Calling on the advice of this firm is key when evaluating new projects, as well as meeting the needs that arise in the management of the businesses in our portfolio.

We believe that the team contributes value to the development of our business plan. The synergy acquired over the years between FERRERE and our organisation is very high, helping us to achieve the projected results.’

The partners with whom we have the most activity are Carlos Falco and Diego Rodríguez, although due to the complexity of our businesses we have contact with other partners and they all share the same organisational culture.’

We would highlight the excellent work done by associate Florencia Taboas.

Key clients

Agroempresa Forestal / Fideicomiso Forestal Bosques del Uruguay

Proa Carrasco (L’eclat developers)

Global Forest Partners

Hughes & Rienzi

H&M

Saceem

Diamantis Plaza Lofts & Towers

Bouza Group

Independencia Fondos de Inversión

Nestlé

Tax Tier 1

FERRERE’s first-class practice impresses with its ‘knowledge, experience, flexibility and ambition to excel’. The dedicated tax department advises on the full array of matters, from tax structuring through to litigation — it also houses significant customs tax expertise. Group head Gianni Gutiérrez attracts rave reviews, with one source hailing him as ‘the best tax lawyer in Uruguay’. Up-and-coming partner Isabel Laventure is another tax specialist, with experience in consultancy and contentious matters. The group also draws on senior associates Maria Laura Caffera, who is noted for her foreign trade taxation experience, and Marcelo Marchetti, who has an emphasis on tax litigation.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

Ferrere has a multidisciplinary team that attends to the cases of its clients with knowledge, experience, flexibility and ambition to excel.

The firm is very dedicated and attentive to the problems we raise. Compared with other offices they are superior.’

They understand their clients’ business and the demands that need to be met.’

Lawyers attack problems from a client-oriented perspective to provide favourable resolutions. Their great availability and dispositions make them unique.’

Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of their area of ​​activity and dedication to offer all possible alternatives, particularly Gianni Gutiérrez and Marcelo Marchetti.’

Gianni Gutiérrez is the best tax lawyer in Uruguay. His ability, knowledge, decisive ingenuity and professionalism make Gianni and his team the best in tax matters.’

Gianni Gutiérrez acts in a measured and practical way, under control, focused, with experience and determination, ensuring success in what is proposed for the client. It really gives security and peace of mind.

Lawyers understand the problem quickly and follow the process very closely, especially Isabel Laventure and María Laura Caffera.’

Key clients

Uber

Hidrovias do Brasil

Suzlon Wind Energy

Scotiabank

Weyerhaeuser

IBM

Archer Daniels Midland

Avianca

UBS

DirecTV

FERRERE is the largest law firm in Uruguay. It has a unique strategy based on highly specialised practice groups covering both industry sectors and areas of legal expertise. This strategy, permitted by size but also consciously promoted for two decades, results in services of the highest quality and cost efficiency for clients.

Ferrere is the only multi-jurisdictional, purely South American law firm. It has +200 attorneys throughout Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay and stands out for its US-style structure, methodologies and policies. The firm has developed international standards and homogeneous services, guaranteed by integrated, vertical practice groups and procedures, and a firm-wide training programme.

FERRERE has a unique strategy based on highly specialized practice groups covering both industry sectors and areas of legal expertise. This strategy, permitted by size but also consciously promoted for two decades, results in services of the highest quality and cost efficiency for clients.

FERRERE is exceptional in the four jurisdictions in which it operates. It is a fully merit based organisation and has a mandatory early retirement policy and a strong focus on promoting diversity, with women making up 30% of the partnership. Many of FERRERE’s lawyers have US or European degrees and have worked for global law firms, financial institutions or at the headquarters of major multinationals. Regional and international companies, as well as global law firms, take advantage of the firm’s footprint to achieve full coverage of the region.

The firm has invested decades of hard work building practice groups dedicated to the areas of both law and industry. The firm’s industry specialization is a differentiating feature that, along with cutting-edge technology, allows it to provide clients outstanding quality legal advice with a high level of cost efficiency. FERRERE’s regional structure and depth of resources also enable it to handle the most complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions.

The firm regularly deploys members of its highly specialised talent pool to any jurisdiction where they may be required, at any time.

Clients:

The firm advises mainly multinationals, including five of the top 25 Fortune 500 companies, global financial institutions and some of the largest Latin American companies. Many large global law firms also use Ferrere to complete their coverage of the region, given its multijurisdictional presence.

Main areas of practice

Banking and finance: FERRERE has outstanding work relationships with commercial banks and major multilateral lending organizations operating across the region.

M&A: FERRERE is consistently involved in almost all the market’s biggest and most sophisticated transactions and high-value projects.

Corporate: FERRERE has an outstanding team who is able to handle the biggest, most complex cross-border deals, as well as multi-jurisdictional transactions in the countries it operates in.

Dispute resolution: a significant part of the firm’s dispute resolution work involves the representation of clients who are not corporate clients, but who resort to FERRERE for their most complex commercial, investment, administrative or tax disputes.

Tax: FERRERE’s tax practice group advises clients on all tax matters and participates in business structuring, from corporate mergers or acquisitions through obtaining tax benefits for investment projects.

Employment: FERRERE is equally strong in the entire range of contentious and non-contentious labor and employment matters and focuses on providing high-quality advice on large, complex and highly strategic matters.

Intellectual property: FERRERE represents individuals and companies in developing and protecting their products, in drafting their assignment or license agreements, and in litigation focusing on violation of trademarks, patents, copyrights or unfair competition.

Energy and natural resources: FERRERE represents gas and liquid fuel as well as renewable energy companies. It advises the industry’s principal companies on day-to-day legal affairs, partner relationships, and governmental and regulatory matters.

Anti-corruption/compliance/internal investigations: FERRERE has unmatched experience in risk management and compliance. The firm’s multi-jurisdiction coverage and its practitioners’ international experience assure clients the meticulous and multifaceted approach required by today’s interconnected regulatory environment.

Other fee earners: 250
Managing partner: Agustín Mayer

Montevideo
Edificio Ferrere, Juncal 1392
Montevideo
T: +598 2900 1000

Aguada Park
Paraguay 2141 Oficina 1004 Aguada Park
T: +598 2927 2360

Colonia
Baltasar Brum 571, Colonia del Sacramento
Colonia
T: +598 4523 1517

Tacuarembo
Sarandí 160
Tacuarembó
T: +598 4633 1111

Paso de los Toros
Sarandí 403
T: +598 4633 1111

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner Agustín Mayer
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Alejandro Alterwain  photo Mr Alejandro Alterwain Counsel
Mr Alberto Baroffio  photo Mr Alberto Baroffio Senior Associate
Mrs Maria Laura Caffera  photo Mrs Maria Laura Caffera Senior Associate
 Martín Cerruti  photo Martín Cerruti Partner
 Soledad Díaz  photo Soledad Díaz Partner
Mr Diego Duran  photo Mr Diego Duran Senior Associate
Mr Carlos Falco  photo Mr Carlos Falco Partner.
Mr Santiago Fontana  photo Mr Santiago Fontana Partner.
Mr Martin Fridman  photo Mr Martin Fridman Senior Associate.
 Alejandra García  photo Alejandra García Senior Associate
 Sandra González  photo Sandra González Partner
 Gianni Gutiérrez  photo Gianni Gutiérrez Partner
 Geraldine Ifrán  photo Geraldine Ifrán Partner
 Nelson Larrañaga  photo Nelson Larrañaga Senior Counsel
Mrs Isabel Laventure  photo Mrs Isabel Laventure Partner
Mr Manuel Lecuona photo Mr Manuel Lecuona Partner. 
Mr Federico Lemos photo Mr Federico Lemos Senior Associate
Mr Marcelo Marchetti photo Mr Marcelo Marchetti Senior Associate
 Agustín Mayer  photo Agustín Mayer Managing Partner
 Agustina Pérez Lete  photo Agustina Pérez Lete Senior Associate
Mr Alejandro Pintos  photo Mr Alejandro Pintos Partner
 Verónica Raffo  photo Verónica Raffo Partner
Mr Sebastian Ramos  photo Mr Sebastian Ramos Partner
 Diego Rodríguez  photo Diego Rodríguez Partner
 Martín Rosati  photo Martín Rosati Senior Associate
Mr Gonzalo Secco  photo Mr Gonzalo Secco Partner
Mrs Florencia Taboas photo Mrs Florencia Taboas Senior Associate
 Cristina Vázquez  photo Cristina Vázquez Senior Counsel
Mrs Cristina Vignone  photo Mrs Cristina Vignone Counsel
Other fee-earners : 250
Partners : 30

FERRERE is the largest law firm in Uruguay. It has a unique strategy based on highly specialised practice groups covering both industry sectors and areas of legal expertise. This strategy, permitted by size but also consciously promoted for two decades, results in services of the highest quality and cost efficiency for clients.

Ferrere is the only multi-jurisdictional, purely South American law firm. It has +200 attorneys throughout Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay and stands out for its US-style structure, methodologies and policies. The firm has developed international standards and homogeneous services, guaranteed by integrated, vertical practice groups and procedures, and a firm-wide training programme.

FERRERE has a unique strategy based on highly specialized practice groups covering both industry sectors and areas of legal expertise. This strategy, permitted by size but also consciously promoted for two decades, results in services of the highest quality and cost efficiency for clients.

FERRERE is exceptional in the four jurisdictions in which it operates. It is a fully merit based organisation and has a mandatory early retirement policy and a strong focus on promoting diversity, with women making up 30% of the partnership. Many of FERRERE’s lawyers have US or European degrees and have worked for global law firms, financial institutions or at the headquarters of major multinationals. Regional and international companies, as well as global law firms, take advantage of the firm’s footprint to achieve full coverage of the region.

The firm has invested decades of hard work building practice groups dedicated to the areas of both law and industry. The firm’s industry specialization is a differentiating feature that, along with cutting-edge technology, allows it to provide clients outstanding quality legal advice with a high level of cost efficiency. FERRERE’s regional structure and depth of resources also enable it to handle the most complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions.

The firm regularly deploys members of its highly specialised talent pool to any jurisdiction where they may be required, at any time.

Clients:

The firm advises mainly multinationals, including five of the top 25 Fortune 500 companies, global financial institutions and some of the largest Latin American companies. Many large global law firms also use Ferrere to complete their coverage of the region, given its multijurisdictional presence.

Main areas of practice

Banking and finance: FERRERE has outstanding work relationships with commercial banks and major multilateral lending organizations operating across the region.

M&A: FERRERE is consistently involved in almost all the market’s biggest and most sophisticated transactions and high-value projects.

Corporate: FERRERE has an outstanding team who is able to handle the biggest, most complex cross-border deals, as well as multi-jurisdictional transactions in the countries it operates in.

Dispute resolution: a significant part of the firm’s dispute resolution work involves the representation of clients who are not corporate clients, but who resort to FERRERE for their most complex commercial, investment, administrative or tax disputes.

Tax: FERRERE’s tax practice group advises clients on all tax matters and participates in business structuring, from corporate mergers or acquisitions through obtaining tax benefits for investment projects.

Employment: FERRERE is equally strong in the entire range of contentious and non-contentious labor and employment matters and focuses on providing high-quality advice on large, complex and highly strategic matters.

Intellectual property: FERRERE represents individuals and companies in developing and protecting their products, in drafting their assignment or license agreements, and in litigation focusing on violation of trademarks, patents, copyrights or unfair competition.

Energy and natural resources: FERRERE represents gas and liquid fuel as well as renewable energy companies. It advises the industry’s principal companies on day-to-day legal affairs, partner relationships, and governmental and regulatory matters.

Anti-corruption/compliance/internal investigations: FERRERE has unmatched experience in risk management and compliance. The firm’s multi-jurisdiction coverage and its practitioners’ international experience assure clients the meticulous and multifaceted approach required by today’s interconnected regulatory environment.

Other fee earners: 250
Managing partner: Agustín Mayer

Montevideo
Edificio Ferrere, Juncal 1392
Montevideo
T: +598 2900 1000

Aguada Park
Paraguay 2141 Oficina 1004 Aguada Park
T: +598 2927 2360

Colonia
Baltasar Brum 571, Colonia del Sacramento
Colonia
T: +598 4523 1517

Tacuarembo
Sarandí 160
Tacuarembó
T: +598 4633 1111

Paso de los Toros
Sarandí 403
T: +598 4633 1111

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