Mr Carlos Brandes > Guyer & Regules > Montevideo, Uruguay > Lawyer Profile

Guyer & Regules
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Carlos Brandes, lawyer and notary. Head of Dispute Resolution Team. His vast practice includes complex civil and commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration, civil fraud litigation, torts and antitrust, being specialist in procedural and civil and commercial law. Partner at Guyer & Regules.


Former Assistant Professor in Procedural Law at the School of Law, University of the Republic of Uruguay.


Spanish, English, German


Member and Director of the Uruguayan Bar Association.


School of Law, University of Uruguay, Graduated in 1997. Master in International Law (LLM) at American University, Washington College of Law (2001). Worked at the legal department of the Inter-American Investment Corporation in Washington, DC (2001-2002).

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Uruguay > Dispute resolution

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Carlos BrandesGuyer & Regules

The expertise of the ‘diverse’ and ‘diligent’ team at Guyer & Regules encompasses civil, commercial and administrative litigation, as well as arbitration. It has notable experience representing clients in the automotive, energy and manufacturing sectors, and is currently instructed by several of the major international banks with operations in Uruguay, among them HSBC and Citibank. Carlos Brandes steers the practice and leads on complex civil and commercial litigation and arbitrations, with particular strength in insurance and banking disputes. Mariana Santo focuses on administrative law, counsel Macarena Fariña specialises in international private law and litigation, and Federico Carbajales assists clients with both litigation and arbitration. Senior associate Ana Paula González provides counsel on domestic and international arbitrations, with niche expertise in disputes related to product liability and alleged consumer law violations. Senior associates Cecilia Orlando and Martín Balmaceda provide valued assistance on litigation matters.