Mr Juan Manuel Albacete > Guyer & Regules > Montevideo, Uruguay > Lawyer Profile

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Juan Manuel Albacete, lawyer, mainly works in the Banking and Corporate Department and Tax Department. Partner at Guyer & Regules.


His experience in taxation, agreements related to the public, private sector and financing transactions have led him to participate in an advisory capacity in the most important calls made by the State, advising in sovereign bond offerings and exchange transactions, advising in relation to the public sector, financial and investment structuring, trusts, pension, investment funds and other banking transactions.


Professor of tax law and postgraduate course at the School of Law (University of the Republic).



Spanish, English


Director of the Uruguayan Institute of Tax Studies and Former President (2007-09). Member of the International Fiscal Association. Director of the Tax Magazine of the Institute of Tax Studies. General Secretary of the Latin-American Institute of Tax Law. Director of the Institute of Public Finance from UDELAR (Universidad de la República).


School of Law, University of Uruguay, graduated in 1986.

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Uruguay > Tax

(Hall of Fame)

Juan Manuel AlbaceteGuyer & Regules

The tax team at Guyer & Regules is seen by clients as a ‘market reference’, and a group of ‘excellent professionals whose expertise covers all areas’. The practice offers comprehensive tax planning for local regimes as well as offshore activities and free trade zones, audits and tax litigation, and has advised the Uruguayan Ministry of Economy and Finance in addition to its base of multinational clients. Juan Manuel Albacete heads up the practice, and ‘is highly respected and recognized in the professional and business environment’; he is experienced in tax-related litigation, consultancy and restructuring, and also provides tax planning guidance to the hydrocarbons sector. At associate level, Marcelo Marchetti assists with tax litigation and advisory matters and is regarded as ‘pragmatic‘ and ‘versatile’, ‘with a sharp understanding of business’. Gastón Lapaz‘s experience lies in judicial and administrative tax litigation.