Mr Álvaro Tarabal > Guyer & Regules > Montevideo, Uruguay > Lawyer Profile

Guyer & Regules
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Work Department

Banking & Finance, Corporate / M&A / Litigation


Álvaro Tarabal, lawyer. His vast practice includes financing in the public and private sectors, public and private bond offerings, general banking transactions, international commerce, M&A, project financing and investment structuring. Specialist in commercial law, corporate, banking and stock markets. Partner at Guyer & Regules


He has taught Commercial Law at the University of the Republic, Uruguay.


Spanish, English


Member of Lex Mundi Board of  Directors (2005 – 09). Recognized among prestigious legal international publications for his outstanding performance in banking and finance, corporate  and M&A matters.


School of Law, University of Uruguay, graduated at 1982.

Lawyer Rankings

Uruguay > Banking and finance

(Hall of Fame)

Álvaro TarabalGuyer & Regules

Guyer & Regules‘s banking and finance practice operates in the top tier of the space; the team’s contributions are ‘timely and of a high standard’, and its lawyers demonstrate ‘excellent knowledge of the market’ and maintain ‘a good relationship with the client. The group’s expertise encompasses securitisations, project finance and PPPs, sovereign debt issuances, fintech and day-to-day banking matters. It represents a substantial chunk of the private banks active in the country, as well as non-bank lenders and insurance companies. Three partners co-head the team: Álvaro Tarabal leads on banking transactions and project finance; Nicolás Piaggio is skilled at high-profile financings and capital markets matters; and Nicolás Herrera completes the leadership trio. Marcos Payssé advises foreign banks, while Juan Manuel Mercant and Federico Piano stand out in project finance transactions. Florencia Castagnola brings fintech expertise to the table, and the ‘excellentGuzmán Rodríguez garners praise for his professional manner and ‘creative solutions’.

Uruguay > Corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Álvaro TarabalGuyer & Regules

The ‘diverse, attentive and efficient’ corporate team at Guyer & Regules continues to participate in major M&A deals, acting on behalf of corporations from a huge range of sectors, among them energy, finance, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and pharmaceuticals. A number of clients signal the team members’ depth of knowledge as a decisive advantage. Senior partner and practice co-head Nicolás Piaggio advises multinationals on their operations in Uruguay, and alongside him, Álvaro Tarabal specialises in corporate, M&A, foreign investment projects and capital markets. Corina Bove has more than two decades of corporate and M&A experience and is praised as being ‘always available and well-informed’. Javier Berdaguer regularly advises start-ups and entrepreneurs on corporate matters.