Nicholson y Cano Abogados > Buenos Aires, Argentina > Firm Profile
Nicholson y Cano Abogados Offices
SAN MARTIN 140
C1004AAD BUENOS AIRES
Nicholson y Cano Abogados > The Legal 500 Rankings
Argentina > Real estate Tier 2Particularly known for its expertise in the shopping centre and retail segment, Nicholson y Cano Abogados is active across the spectrum of real estate matters, including investment, acquisitions, financing, construction and development, as well as mixed-use developments and subsequent commercial exploitation. With long experience in the sector, Agustín Pérez Cambiasso is the key name to note. Former senior associate Sofía Schiariti moved in house at Accenture in May 2022.
Agustín Pérez Cambiasso
Other key lawyers:
Colegio San Andrés
Swiss Medical Group
Club de Polo La Reconquista
CEDU (Cámara de Emprendedores y Desarrolladores Urbanos)
Club Universitario de Buenos Aires
Nuevas Marinas del Plata
Carlos Marcelo Villegas; Mario Kenny; Emiliano Silva; Mariano Fabrizio
Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires
Banco de Valores
International Finance Corporation
- Advised biological soy products manufacturer Rizobacter on the issuance of the group’s series V notes.
- Advised agricultural inputs group Red Surcos on the issuance of the group’s series VI notes.
- Advised pharmaceuticals company Richmond Laboratories on a capital markets deal to raise financing for the construction of a new plant to produce Covid-19 vaccines and other medicines.
- Counsel to Josemaria Resources Incorporated on the $485m sale of its major copper/gold asset in San Juan to Lundin Mining Corporation.
Argentina > Insurance Tier 3Nicholson y Cano Abogados’ comprehensive insurance practice covers corporate and regulatory issues, product approvals, reinsurance agreements and contracts with brokers and other distributors, as well as pre-litigation, mediation and litigation. The firm separates the department into two core areas: regulatory, corporate and contractual work on the one hand, and the management of large claims portfolios on the other. Particular areas of expertise include the development of life and annuities insurance products, the handling of workers' compensation insurance portfolios, and the bancassurance legal framework. Corporate and insurance law specialist María Fraguas co-leads the team with Juan Carlos Etchebehere, who focuses on labour-related insurance matters.
Maria Fraguas; Juan Carlos Etchebehere
Juan Carlos Etchebehere; Pablo Javier Venarotti; Marcela Botta Diego
Maria Fraguas; Naldo Dasso; Nicolás Perkins
Luis Bullrich; Juan Santiago Mollard; Juan Manuel Sampietro; Gonzalo Esses
Nicholson y Cano Abogados > Firm Profile
The firm: Founded in 1976, Nicholson y Cano Abogados is one of the leading law firms in Argentina. The firm provides full corporate legal services dealing successfully with the ongoing dynamic changes within Argentina and Latin America. The firm also provides its clients with creative, high-quality and loyal representation in domestic and international transactions along with major litigations. The firm has one of the largest and most qualified teams of professionals in Argentina which makes it one of the five main full service law firms in the country.
Main areas of practice
Administrative law: The firm advises clients in all aspects of federal and state regulations, administrative appeals and related litigation. The firm has represented clients in regulated industries including banks, utilities, insurance companies, telcos, pension funds, sugar industries, among others.
Banking and securities: The firm has a strong group led by renowned partners in the financial industry and enjoys a strong reputation in international transactions. The group deals with day to day regulatory matters in the sector, including Central Bank, Exchange and Securities Commission and pension funds regulations.
Corporate and commercial law: This is the core business practice of the firm. The team represents international and local companies in a broad range of transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate turnaround and restructuring, trademark licenses, foreign investments, antitrust law, as well as in day to day legal matters.
Compliance and anti-corruption: The firm advises clients in order to comply with local and international regulations related to money laundering, compliance, anti-corruption, data privacy, regulatory affairs, among other issues. The team also assists companies in order to prevent them from fraud or illegal actions, designing and auditing compliance programs.
Environmental law: Nicholson y Cano is one of the few Argentinian law firms that has a highly qualified and specialised team that deals with environmental issues in Argentina.
Insurance: The firm participates significantly in the insurance and reinsurance business. Additionally, it represents and gives advice to the major groups and insurance companies operating within Argentina.
Labour: The firm plays a decisive role in labour law as advisor and consultant to all kinds of companies in the analysis and preparation of individual labour contracts, ensuring the completion of all applicable regulations on behalf of the companies. Nicholson y Cano also participates in collective labour law as adviser to various corporate chambers throughout the negotiation and conclusion of collective bargaining agreements and negotiation of salaries with the intervention of all parties involved.
Litigation: The firm has a long and proven tradition in large scale litigation actions, including arbitration cases, along with a strong reputation in handling large portfolio actions with detailed follow up reports.
Mining: Broad experience advising clients in all stages, from junior companies in exploration stages to majors in feasibility, development, construction, production and abandonment stages. The firm advises mining companies regarding their mining claims and properties, as well as in privatizations of state owned mining fields.
Oil and gas: Leading one-stop shop for energy companies for all its legal matters and pioneer in the structuring on legal investments and joint ventures in Vaca Muerta Shale Play since Vaca Muerta’s early development days, both in upstream and midstream areas.
Real estate: The firm advises and represents both institutional and entrepreneurial clients in connection with real estate transactions: acquisitions, sale, exchange, financing, development, commercialisation and management of real property, construction projects, land and use and zoning.
Tax and foreign trade: The firm has proven experience in tax counseling services with exhaustive knowledge regarding local and foreign regulations and tax planning.
Infrastructure: The firm provides from the starting point and during the project life, legal services in all aspects relating to infrastructure and concession projects (PPP, PFI among others) such as highways, telecommunications, ports, hospitals, railways, subways, t-lines, pipelines, mining, among others. Such advice includes but is not limited to construction contracts, financial agreements, regulatory, tax, concession and administrative issues.