Mr Pablo J Torretta > Beccar Varela > Buenos Aires, Argentina > Lawyer Profile

Beccar Varela

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Pablo Torretta is a partner at Beccar Varela, having joined the firm in 2001. He co-heads the firm’s Banking and Financial Institutions Department.


Pablo J. Torretta has been a partner of Beccar Varela since 2012. He started his career at the firm in 2001. His practice areas include financial and banking regulations, banks and financial entities, financial loans, project finance and debt restructuring. He has in-depth experience assisting foreign investors in Argentina and has successfully participated in international funding and investment transactions. He also has broad expertise in debt restructuring procedures as well as in contentious issues regarding financial and banking regulations.


He speaks Spanish and English


He is a member of the Colegio Público de Abogados de la Capital Federal (Buenos Aires Bar Association); the Argentinean Banks’ Lawyers Committee and the Argentinean Forex Club.


Pablo received his law degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (1995) and obtained his Master’s Degree in Banking Management from the Universidad del CEMA, Argentina (1998).

Lawyer Rankings

Argentina > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Pablo TorrettaBeccar Varela

The ‘very business orientedBeccar Varela combines ‘technical knowledge’ and ‘attention to detail’ to support the banking and finance needs of its clients. Roberto A Fortunati, Javier Luis Magnasco and Pablo Torretta lead a practice that has traditionally relied on a strong borrower-side client base but is now also growing its lender-side work. The firm now works regularly with banks and alternative lenders on cross-border syndicated loans, project finance, structured finance and debt capital markets deals. Recent lender-side mandates include advising HSBC on an $18bn loan to YPF. Investment in a firm-wide fintech practice, meanwhile, has seen new clients funnelled into the banking and finance team too, with banking partner Daniel Levi recognised as ‘one of the most passionate and knowledgeable partners in the fintech market in Argentina’. The ‘excellentMaría Shakespear is ‘a great professional’ who is also prominent in the firm’s corporate and M&A practice. She plays a key role in managing client relationships and coordinating workflows between the banking and finance teams and other parts of the firm. Key support comes from an experienced line of senior associates comprising Lucía Degano, Gonzalo Ochoa, María Victoria Pavani, Pedro Silvestri and Felipe Videla.