Firm Profile > Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados > Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados
BOUCHARD 680, 12TH FLOOR
C1106ABJ, BUENOS AIRES
Argentina

Argentina > Banking and finance Tier 2

The 'highly-competent' team at Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados supports clients on sizeable, complex multi-jurisdictional deals involving multiple facilities and currencies. Structured and project finance, capital markets work, corporate lending and foreign exchange matters are all covered. The practice’s cross-border capabilities are showcased in its work for the China Development Bank on the provision of a term-loan facility worth around U$200m to Telecom Argentina. Diego Parise, a corporate-finance partner with a long track-record in financing matters, leads the department, with ‘practical’ and ‘precise’ finance specialist Julio Martinez well-reviewed by clients. Other important team contacts include ‘detail-orientedNatalia Rauchberger and upcoming associate Belén Justiniano, who has advised a number of key clients on both borrower and lender-sides across multiple matters.

Practice head(s):

Diego Parise

Testimonials

‘Proactive attitude and commitment towards results. The team is very effective when compared to other firms in the results and hours billed rate.’

‘Partners and associates work side-by side-within our structure as another integral part of the team.’

‘Professionalism, dedication to getting the job done and industry knowledge.’

‘Natalia Rauchberger has a very strong understanding of our needs and what is best for the firm. She is very detail-oriented, and has very strong negotiation skills.’

‘Julio Martinez quickly understands our needs and requests and promptly comes up with a solution, or involves other collegues that can support us.’

‘Highly-competent, responsive, cost-effective and efficient.’

‘Julio Martinez stands out for his practical approach to inquiries, knowledge of the industry and the law, availability at all times and speed of response.’

‘The team is strong and clear in its responses and requested analysis. The response speed is outstanding and always with a very good disposition.’

‘Julio Martinez is clear and precise in his assistance and has is focused on results.’

‘A highly collaborative and integrated team.’

‘It is a first-line team, with national and international capabilities. The highest technical and service level.’

‘Respond quickly and the advice is succinct and accurate. Julio Martinez led the team and provided quality service.’

Key clients

Tenaris and Ternium

Aluar Aluminio

Netherlands Development Finance Company

China Development Bank

Raizen Combustiveis

Mitsui & Co

The Export-Import Bank of China

Molinos Rio de la Plata

SEB

Argentina > Compliance Tier 2

A ‘benchmark firm in the field’, the team at Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogadosremains at the forefront of compliance issues, advising its clients according to the best market practices’. The department provides in-depth knowledge of anticorruption law and regulations, combined with experience in cross-border affairs and investigations. Added to this is a track record of acting as legal counsel to national and multinational companies, including participation in negotiation processes with foreign authorities (such as the US Department of Justice). The firm also ‘stands out for its diverse teams’ and in the compliance and white-collar crime area, the practice is co-led by founding partner and international law specialist Cristian Mitrani in conjunction with corporate, compliance and crisis management specialist, Mariela Melhem, who handles multijurisdictional issues related to business law, investment projects, M&A and joint ventures. Younger partner Maria Paula Díaz, who specializes in anti-corruption legislation, is also a key member of the practice.

Practice head(s):

Cristian Mitrani; Mariela Melhem

Testimonials

‘The Mitrani team remains at the forefront of compliance issues, advising its clients according to the best market practices’.

‘It is a benchmark firm in the field. It has always maintained high standards in customer service and stands out for its diverse teams’.

‘They actively collaborate on the required issues. They stand out for their expertise and knowledge’.

‘They provide highly specialized advice, they are very professional’.

Key clients

Tenaris

Ternium

Exiros

Fate

INFA

Tecpetrol

AGCO Argentina

KIA Argentina

Aluar Aluminio Argentino

Hidroeléctrica Futaleufú

Argentina > Corporate and M&A Tier 2

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados is best known for its stellar work in cross-border M&A and prides itself on extensive expertise in complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions. Recently the firm acted for long-term client Tenaris in the formation of a joint venture with Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel to construct a steel pipe threading plant in Mongolia; and also advised Swedish-based Hexagon, a manufacturer of sensor, software and autonomous technology, on its acquisition of distributor MDE Network in Buenos Aires. The firm’s sector knowledge also extends into energy, agribusiness and food; and its M&A capability is complemented by ongoing general corporate work for a diverse roster of domestic and international clients, which include private equity and venture capital. The widely recognised Cristian Mitrani leads the corporate and M&A offering. The high-profile Diego Parise, who draws on deep regulatory and transactional experience, is another key individual and advised on the Tenaris deal alongside Juan Ignacio Soma and Veronica Zarate. Experienced competition, anti-trust and M&A practitioner Siro Astolfi is another notable figure, alongside fellow corporate and competition expert Aixa Sureda, who is known for work on complex deals. Compliance, FCPA and AML and anti-corruption specialist María Paula Diaz was promoted to partner in early 2020 and senior associate Fiorella Belsito is also well-regarded. However, Diego Minerva recently departed the firm after retiring from the legal profession.

Practice head(s):

Diego Parise

Key clients

Agco

Aluar

Alumini Engenharia

AT&T

Ball Corporation

Bosch Rexroth

Brenntag

Bunge

CNH Case New Holland

Deutsche Ruck

Essilor

Farm Frites

Fratelli Branca

Gire

Grupo Casino

Grupo Televisa

HDI Seguros

Hexagon

Hutchinson Ports / BACTSSA

Isringhausen

Italferr

Kia Motors

RHI Magnesita

Mitsui & Co

MMA (Manufactura de Motores Argentinos)

Molinos Agro

Molinos Río de la Plata

Novartis

Quadminds

Raízen Argentina

Red Surcos

Robert Bosch Argentina Industrial

Siegwerk

Southern Cross Group

Svitzer

Swarco

Tecpetrol

Tenacta

Tenaris

Ternium

The Dow Chemical Company

TMH International

Ulterra

Unilever

UPL (formerly, Arysta Lifescience)

Viesgo (formerly E.On)

Worlee

Ysonut

Argentina > Labour and employment Tier 2

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados specialises in advising domestic and foreign clients on local, international and multijurisdictional employment and social security issues. Key strengths of the practice include collective bargaining and employment issues arising from M&A and other transactional matters. In terms of cross-border expertise, the firm handles expatriations, international assignments and relocations; while drafting and implementing labour and employment agreements is another core work segment, including severance packages, restrictive covenants, confidentiality, non-disclosure, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. Name partner Julio Caballero ('experience, ability to communicate opinions to peers, innovation') leads an 18-strong team with considerable partner-level depth. Senior figure Lorenzo Gnecco has over 40 years' labour and employment law expertise and is particularly noted for collective bargaining and agreements, and social security matters. Jorge Pico ('experience, innovation in solutions, structure to solve situations'); labour litigation specialist Rita María Payarola, Felicitas de Achával and Esteban Valansi all bring additional expertise. At associate level, key support comes from senior Ana Clara Gómez Casadei, who advises on individual and collective labour law.

Practice head(s):

Julio Caballero

Testimonials

‘They are our most reliable consultation firm for all issues related to these aspects. Its solutions are always innovative, seeking compliance with the law and in defense of the company’s rights’.

‘Jorge Pico: experience, innovation in solutions, structure to solve situations. Julio Caballero: experience, ability to communicate opinions to peers, innovations presented’

‘There is conceptual solidity in all the branches of the firm and a high interconnection between them. Job knowledge is excellent and is a benchmark vs. other firms’.

‘Technical knowledge, precise advice’.

‘It is a firm that focuses on every detail of the issues they deal with. They differ because they give a special treatment to each query, guaranteeing a complete review of all facets and treating the issues comprehensively’.

‘The firm sends a newsletter that is very complete and that is very useful to keep up to date with the news that affects the market, as well as with legislative developments and relevant rulings in jurisprudential matters’.

Key clients

Unilever

Tenaris Group

Ternium Group

Chevron

Lafargue – Holcim

Siemens

Pepsico

Givaudan

Ariston Thermo Group

Hexagon

Argentina > Bankruptcy and restructuring Tier 3

Acting for creditors, debtors, trustees and other stakeholders, Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados has experience in reorganizations and bankruptcy litigation, domestically and internationally. Horacio Ruiz Moreno is a key name in the area.

Key clients

JBIC – Japan Bank for International Cooperation

Société de Promotion et de Participation pour la Coopération Economique (Proparco)

The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)

Amper

Credit Agricole

Ilumno Licensing Coöperatief and Ilumno Servicios de Colombia

Parmalat

Robert Bosch

Prestolite Electric

Novartis

Argentina > Competition and antitrust Tier 3

Taking pride in its cross-border expertise, Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados' practice has experience in the competition and antitrust laws of a range of jurisdictions, including the US and EU. The firm provides antitrust and competition advice on commercial behaviour and avoidance of anticompetitive practices, as well as assisting clients to establish competition compliance programs and undertake internal investigations. Antitrust specialist Aixa Sureda advises on transactions and compliance in the sector, and co-leads the team with Cristian Mitrani, who has experience counselling on competition law infringement cases. Key associate support in the area comes from senior Evangelina González Soldo.

Practice head(s):

Cristian Mitrani; Aixa Sureda

Key clients

Raízen Combustiveis

AP Moller – Maersk Group

Bunge Argentina

Hexagon PPM

LafargeHolcim Group

Libertad

Molinos Río de la Plata

Nidera

Southern Cross Group

Tenaris

Ysonut

Argentina > Dispute resolution Tier 3

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados is recommended for its ‘close personal treatment, which allows advice to be even more effective and to focus on avoiding disputes and reducing the possibility that they go to trial’. The firm’s broad industry expertise includes litigating on civil and commercial matters as well as in relation to labour, IP, regulatory issues, insurance and tax, and representing clients in class actions and other consumer-led hearings, and in administrative matters. Horacio Ruiz Moreno is an expert in administrative law, public services regulation, oil and gas, arbitration and mediation. He co-leads the 11-strong team with Cristian Krüger, who focuses on administrative law, public contracting and regulation. Senior figure Rafael González Arzac is also noted, particularly for regulated industry matters; and key associate support comes from senior Matías Galice and intermediate María Mercedes Ferrara.

Practice head(s):

Horacio Ruiz Moreno; Cristian Krüger

Testimonials

‘Its lawyers are very close, from associates to partners, and always with an excellent disposition to carry out the tasks entrusted to them’.

‘I believe that something main we seek in Argentina is personal trust in the professionals who support us and in this Mitrani fulfills our expectations. This is reinforced by a deep knowledge of our company and a close personal treatment, which allows the advice to be even more effective and to focus mainly on avoiding disputes and reducing to the minimum that they go to trial’.

‘The main partner we work with is Cristian Kruger, who manages the firm’s resources to meet our needs’.

‘Mitrani’s team has an excellent professional in every legal matter. Each project and case is worked with the specialist in the area, who has a very good response capacity’.

‘Teamwork is one of the main characteristics of Mitrani. The ability to respond quickly and the contribution of experience for the rapid resolution of cases.’

Key clients

Holcim Argentina

CIARA

CEC

Oceano SeaFood

HDI Seguros

Kia Argentina

Bio Ledesma

Bunge

PBBPolisur

High Luck Group Limited

Deutsche Rückversicherung

Agco Argentina

Tecpetrol

Manufactura de Motores Argentinos

Magnesita

Provemet

Complemet

Branca

Robert Bosch Argentina Industrial

Unilever

Svitzer/Maersk

Argentina > Intellectual property Tier 3

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados' IP team ‘stands out for its professionalism and excellence’, the practice group providing a broad offering that covers the registration, protection and licensing of patents, trade marks, trade secrets, copyright, software, entertainment content and technology. Complex cross-border issues are a speciality of the team, particularly as regards licensing and litigation matters, but it also provides expert advisory on the differing regulation between jurisdictions regarding the prosecution, protection and enforcement of assets. The multidisciplinary team is led by Ignacio Bérèterbide, who focuses on IP advisory, prosecution and litigation, and transactional work related to patents and intangible assets. Key support comes from senior counsel Manuel Alonso - 'efficient' and quick to respond, 'the strategies he uses to solve contentious issues are very adequate'.

Practice head(s):

Ignacio Bérèterbide

Testimonials

‘They respond quickly, they are very clear and efficient and compared to the teams of other firms, they stand out for their professionalism and excellence’.

‘Manuel Alonso is very efficient, responds quickly and the strategies he uses to solve contentious issues are very adequate’.

‘The strategic contribution in the IP sector that we can obtain from Mitrani is very high and rare in South America. In addition, we not only entrust them with the management in Argentina, but also throughout the continent’.

‘It is very useful to deal with a firm that is able to understand as best as possible what is needed and to dose the interventions also from the economic point of view’.

Key clients

Tenaris

Ternium

Techint

Holcim (Argentina)

ITBA (Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires)

Menoyo

Raízen Combustiveis

Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

HDI Seguros

Paypal

BK Components

Hickies

Marvell International/Marvell Asia

Little Caesar Enterprises

Pirelli

Prometeon Tyre Group

Energy and natural resources > Mining Tier 3

The mining practice at Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados is underpinned by the full-service firm's  multidisciplinary expertise in cross-border investments, M&A and project finance in conjunction with the experience of various ex-members of former leading mining boutique HOLT Abogados, the former firm of both Matías Olcese and María Paula Terrel. Olcese focuses on mining regulatory, financing and transactional activity, while Terrel is a corporate and finance practitioner with a long-standing focus on the mining industry. The practice has a footprint in the lithium segment (with clients LSC Lithium Corp, Centenario Lithium and Lithium Power) and continues to gain new clients - notably Kinross Gold Corporation, Fortuna Silver Mines and Toyota Tsusho Corporation. The pair can also call on corporate-finance partner Julio Martínez who has experience in mining sector financings; and name-partner Horacio Ruiz Moreno also leans into the sector regarding administrative, regulatory and corporate matters as required.

Practice head(s):

Matías Olcese; María Paula Terrel

Testimonials

‘Comprehensive solutions, covers all specialities’

‘Very focused, prompt response to our needs’

‘Excellent team’

‘They respond very quickly and precisely. Very good customer service, prices according to expectations.’

Key clients

LSC Lithium Corp

Lithium Power International

Fortuna Silver Mines

Toyota Tsusho Corporation

Shandong Gold Mining

Kinross Gold Corporation

RHI- Magnesita

LitheA

K.R.Energy

Tor Investment Management

Rumble Resources

Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas Tier 3

As well as ‘great knowledge of the law industry’, Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados has a ‘high level of contacts that allows it to understand legal requirements and anticipate responses’. The practice advises domestic and foreign clients across the spectrum of oil and gas issues, with key strengths being structuring upstream assignments, farm-outs and downstream corporate M&A, as well as assisting midstream developers construct infrastructure pipelines. The firm is also recommended for the ‘flexibility it has had to work in the times of pandemic’. Team leader Mariana Ardizzone combines ‘excellent service, promptness and good availability’, with ‘great knowledge of the industry’. Other key figures in the practice group include María Recondo, whose practice straddles corporate matters and energy and natural resources - her prior experience includes time at both Tecpetrol and YPF; and Horacio Ruiz Moreno, who heads the firm's administrative law and business regulation practice - he has acted as the statutory controller of entities such as Ecogas, Gas Natural Ban and Transportadora de Gas del Sur. On the corporate and finance fronts, Julio Martínez has deep knowledge of transactional and financing matters across the entire energy sector, as does Diego Parise (who led on Raízen's $950m acquisition of Shell's downstream assets back in 2018), while Aixa Sureda is more fully focused on energy sector M&A.

Practice head(s):

Mariana Ardizzone

Testimonials

‘They have extensive experience and know all the details of paperwork and bureaucracy, and they also have a high level of contacts that allow them to understand legal requirements and anticipate responses’.

‘Remote work with clients like us has always been a strong suit and now in the pandemic it has proven much more useful’.

‘The willingness to help and the quality of the service based on its knowledge is exceptional, I would always recommend them’.

‘Excellent attention, fast and good availability. Great knowledge of the law industry’.

‘I think the flexibility they have had to work in times of pandemic is excellent. Additionally, they have been recognized in the past as a firm within the Best Place to Work ranking for women’.

In oil & gas, Mariana Ardizzone should be highlighted: Excellent service, promptness and good availability. Great knowledge of the industry and the area of law’.

Key clients

BPC

Delta Plus Oil & Gas

Southern Cross

High Luck Group

Endriven

Echo Energy

Geopark Limited

Novum Energy Trading Corp

Raizen Combustiveis

Tecpetrol / Americas Petrogas

Argentina

Oil Field Services

Antivari

Chevron Argentina

ENI/AGIP

Argentina > Public law Tier 3

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados’ public law practice has considerable experience in relation to infrastructure projects, public tenders, public law-related M&A transactions and a range of contentious matters. Horacio Ruiz Moreno leads the team and focuses on administrative law, public-services regulation and energy sector issues. A sizeable senior team also includes partners Néstor Buján, Gustavo Cedrone, Rafael González Arzac, María Laura Lede Pizzurno and founding partner Cristian Mitrani.

Practice head(s):

Horacio Ruiz Moreno

Testimonials

‘The strengths in my opinion are: the professionalism, fast response time and quality service; the importance of working as a team with the client that allows them to speed up processes and avoid inconveniences and misunderstandings’.

‘In my opinion, the Mitrani firm greatly outperforms in relationships and teamwork. Since we have been working with Mitrani, we have periodic reports on the situation of each of the issues that we have active and they alert us in advance of any pending expiration regarding the issues they handle’.

‘They are excellent professionals who when in doubt have no qualms about seeking the support of another colleague to advise us with the best quality and speed. I can also add that all of them have a personalized treatment and time availability beyond what is expected’

‘They have a great knowledge of the area of ​​port terminal concessions’.

‘Currently with the issue of Covid-19 they have solved  all the part of video calls and document signatures very well’. 

Key clients

Soenergy

Hutchison Port Holdings

IEASA

Novartis Services

Ledesma

Isla Power

Ledesma Renovables

Maersk / Svitzer

Alcon

Grupo Lamosa

Tradelog

Aluar

Fratelli Branca

Echo Energy

Eximbank China

Fortuna Silver Mines

Grupo Krenergy

Italferr

Central Puerto

Holcim Argentina

Kia

Sogefi

AGCO

Lithium Power

Lithium S

Bunge

High Luck Group Limited

Establecimiento Las Marías

ITBA – Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires

TMH Argentina / TMH International

Deutsche Rückversincherung

Argentina > Tax Tier 3

The ‘collaborative and technically thorough’ team at Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados impresses with a ‘solid knowledge of tax'. The practice is led by local and international tax planning expert Corina Laudato, whose expertise underpins the team’s strong position in tax work related to domestic and cross-border M&A, reorganisations and joint ventures. The firm’s work also extends to contentious matters, with tax and customs law expert Gloria Gurbista, who joined the practice in June 2020 from Teijeiro & Ballone, Abogados, bringing extensive experience in the design and implementation of defence and litigation strategies. Key associate names in the team include senior Juan Manuel Iglesias Mamone and intermediate Magdalena Magnasco.

Practice head(s):

Corina P. Laudato

Testimonials

‘Solid knowledge of tax laws.’

‘A solid and engaging team. Collaborative and technically thorough.’

‘Super up-to-date professionals in tax matters. Always predisposed to answer clearly and precisely.’

Key clients

Raizen Combustiveis

CCU Group

Bunge Argentina

Adecco Recursos Humanos

Union Acquisition

Aluar Aluminio Argentino

Fratelli Branca Destilerias

Reckitt Benckiser Argentina

Holcim Argentina

Siemens

The firm: Mitrani, Caballero & Ruiz Moreno is a full-service business law firm that takes pride in its ability to provide value-added services tailored to its clients’ specific needs and in its record of building solid client relationships through a business-oriented approach and an efficient use of resources.

The firm combines the expertise and business knowledge of its senior members with the talent of younger professionals with degrees from the most reputable law schools in Argentina, the United States and Europe. The principal members of the firm have either led or have had a key participation in several of the most sophisticated corporate transactions in Argentina and some of them have played a leading role in significant cross-border transactions or projects.

Main areas of practice
Antitrust and competition: The firm advises clients on the impact of competition laws on mergers and acquisitions (both domestic and cross-border), joint ventures, minority holdings, commercial arrangements and operations under market dominance.

Banking and finance: The firm advises financial institutions and corporate clients on a wide array of banking and finance matters and has acted as international lead counsel in connection with large syndicated loan agreements for cross-border transactions. It has also represented international players and medium-sized companies in structuring and implementing public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, exchange offers and ‘going private’ transactions. The team also handles derivatives, structured finance and securitisation transactions.

Compliance and crisis management: The firm provides comprehensive advice to audit committees, board of directors and compliance officers to help them anticipate, manage and resolve corporate crisis scenarios, including both pre-incident advice in preparation for a crisis and post incident advice, including on investigations, interaction with government authorities, disclosure issues, relationship management with stakeholders, auditors, customers and suppliers, design and implementation of appropriate remedies and investor litigation management.

Corporate: The firm offers comprehensive advice on corporate law matters, including the organisation, capitalisation, operation, dissolution and liquidation of business entities and other investment vehicles; conduct of shareholders, board and board committee meetings; registration and reporting requirements; shareholder arrangements; and directors, officers and statutory auditors’ duties and liabilities. The firm also provides expert advice on the restructuring and reorganisation of businesses. In addition, it has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating domestic and multi-jurisdictional commercial contracts, and gives advice on corporate governance requirements and best practices.

Energy and natural resources: The firm provides advice on all aspects of the energy and natural resources sectors, from regulatory and contractual issues to financing and acquisitions. Lawyers in the E&NR practice area combine experience in the development, construction and financing of projects with an active involvement in mergers and acquisitions of energy and mining companies. They also handle litigation and arbitration proceedings related to energy and natural resources.

Family businesses and private clients: The firm assists clients on the planning, negotiation, drafting and implementation of family arrangements and provides ongoing corporate and tax advice on the organisation, reorganisation and internationalisation of family businesses, trusts and foundations.

Insolvency and restructuring: The firm provides legal advice in complex insolvency cases and corporate restructuring proceedings, working closely with specialists in related practice areas.

Intellectual property: The firm provides expert advice to clients on the registration, protection and licensing of patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, software, entertainment content and technology. It is best known for handling sophisticated and complex matters, including cross-border licensing, transactional services and coordination of complex multi-jurisdictional litigation.

Labour and social security:
The firm regularly advises local and foreign clients on domestic, international and transnational employment and social security issues, including collective bargaining, conflict management, general labour advice, international assignment of employees, employment advice on M&A transactions, occupational health and safety litigation.

Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution: The firm’s professionals are experts in dispute resolution and act as legal counsel in lawsuits in the main areas of law, whether conducted before the courts or in institutional or ad hoc arbitration proceedings before the main domestic and international courts of arbitration. They are also very active in conflict prevention and conflict management.

Mergers and acquisitions: The firm is a leading player in M&A transactions, from small private acquisitions to large cross-border public deals involving multiple jurisdictions. It represents buyers, sellers, and advisers in planning, negotiating, and executing mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, spin-offs, divestitures, buy-outs, strategic alliances and joint ventures, and other domestic and cross-border transactions in Argentina and overseas.

Privacy and data protection: The firm assists clients in complying with laws and regulations established to protect the privacy of customer and employee information, helping them to minimise compliance costs.

Public law and business regulation: The firm has comprehensive expertise on a broad range of public law and public policy matters. Its team assists clients in a wide variety of regulated industries and in the energy and infrastructure sectors. It also represents clients in public bids and government contract negotiations and has advised in nationalisation processes and regulatory disputes.

Real estate: The firm assists clients on the structuring and implementation of transactions involving the acquisition and disposition of real estate and property portfolios, leasing and sale-leaseback transactions.

Tax: The firm’s tax practice works with Argentine and international clients to address a full range of strategic tax planning issues, working in concert with the firm’s other practice areas to provide comprehensive advice and guidance. Its tax professionals advise foreign clients on the formation and operation of their Argentine businesses, while also counselling Argentine clients on the complex tax aspects of their domestic and foreign operations. The firm also represents clients in tax controversies at the federal, provincial and municipal levels.

Department Name Email Telephone
Antitrust and Competition / Compliance and Corporate Crime / Corporate / Privacy and Data Protection Cristian J. P. Mitrani cristian.mitrani@mcolex.com
Antitrust and Competition Aixa Sureda aixa.sureda@mcolex.com
Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions Diego E. Parise diego.parise@mcolex.com
Corporate Siro Astolfi siro.astolfi@mcolex.com
Energy and Natural Resources: Mining / Public Law and Business Regulation María Laura Lede Pizzurno laura.lede@mcolex.com
Energy and Natural Resources: Mining Matías Olcese matias.olcese@mcolex.com
Energy and Natural Resources: Oil & Gas Mariana Ardizzone mariana.ardizzone@mcolex.com
Energy and Natural Resources: Power / Energy and Natural Resources: Renewable energies / Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution / Public Law and Business Regulation Horacio Ruiz Moreno horacio.ruizmoreno@mcolex.com
Family Businesses and Private Clients Juan Soma juan.soma@mcolex.com
Tax / Family Businesses and Private Clients Corina Laudato corina.laudato@mcolex.com
Insolvency and Restructuring / Real Estate Julio R. Martínez julio.martinez@mcolex.com
Intellectual Property Ignacio Bérèterbide ignacio.bereterbide@mcolex.com
Labour and Social Security Julio Caballero julio.caballero@mcolex.com
Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Cristian Krüger cristian.kruger@mcolex.com
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 Cristian Krüger  photo Cristian Krüger Partner within the Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute…
Ms Corina P. Laudato  photo Ms Corina P. Laudato Partner. Head of the Tax practice at Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno
 María Laura Lede Pizzurno  photo María Laura Lede Pizzurno Partner within the Public Law and Business Regulation and Energy and Natural Resources practices,…
Ms Magdalena Magnasco  photo Ms Magdalena Magnasco Associate within the Tax practice at Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno
 Julio R. Martínez  photo Julio R. Martínez Partner within the Banking and Finance, Corporate, Energy and Natural Resources and…
 María Jimena Martínez Costa  photo María Jimena Martínez Costa Senior associate within the Corporate practice at Mitrani, Caballero & Ruiz Moreno.
Ms Mariela I. Melhem  photo Ms Mariela I. Melhem Partner within the Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Compliance and Corporate Crime…
Mr Cristian J. P. Mitrani  photo Mr Cristian J. P. Mitrani Partner. Head of the Compliance and Corporate Crime and of the Privacy and…
 María Luz Nuñez  photo María Luz Nuñez Associate within the Intellectual Property practice at Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno
 Matías Olcese  photo Matías Olcese Partner within the Energy and Natural Resources practice, co-head of the Mining…
Mr Diego E. Parise  photo Mr Diego E. Parise Partner. Head of the Mergers & Acquisitions and of the Banking and…
 Rita María Payarola  photo Rita María Payarola Partner within the Labour and Social Security practice at Mitrani Caballero &…
Mr Jorge E. Pico  photo Mr Jorge E. Pico Partner within the Labour and Social Security practice at Mitrani Caballero &…
Ms Natalia Rauchberger  photo Ms Natalia Rauchberger Partner within the Corporate and the Banking and Finance practices at Mitrani…
 María Recondo  photo María Recondo Partner within the Corporate Law Practice at Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno
 Mercedes Rodríguez Giavarini  photo Mercedes Rodríguez Giavarini Partner within the Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions practices at Mitrani…
Mr Horacio J. Ruiz Moreno  photo Mr Horacio J. Ruiz Moreno Partner. Head of the Administrative Law and Business Regulation practice at Mitrani…
Ms Catalina Sarrabayrouse  photo Ms Catalina Sarrabayrouse Senior Associate within the Corporate practice at Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno
Ms Andrea L. Schiavone  photo Ms Andrea L. Schiavone Senior Associate within the Labour and Social Security practice at Mitrani Caballero…
Mr Juan Ignacio Soma  photo Mr Juan Ignacio Soma Partner within the Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions practices, and head…
Ms Aixa Sureda photo Ms Aixa Sureda Partner within the Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions practices and Co-head of…
 Carlos L. Trogolo Eliçabe  photo Carlos L. Trogolo Eliçabe Partner within the Banking and Finance, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions practices…
Mr Esteban Valansi  photo Mr Esteban Valansi Partner within the Labuor and Social Security Law practice at Mitrani Caballero…
 Verónica Zárate  photo Verónica Zárate Milan-based Partner within the Corporate and the Mergers & Acquisitions practices at…
 Felicitas M. de Achával  photo Felicitas M. de Achával Partner within the Labour and Social Security practice at Mitrani Caballero &…
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