Civil and Family Law
Our civil and family practice area is formed by highly specialized attorneys which advise our clients in: succession law, family law (conciliations and representation in court); real estate law (mortgage, loan administration, trusts, securitization); damage law (matters derived from medial mal praxis and damages derived from traffic accidents), among other issues.
These are issues that impact the life of our clients in a very real way and dealing with them in the correct direction can be an emotional and challenging process.
Labor and Employment Law
The firm represents and advises clients across the spectrum of labor and employment matters in collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations and litigation, including allegations of wrongful termination and employment discrimination. Our labor attorneys also advise employers on compliance issues under various labor and employment laws, helping clients to conform their workplace practices to current law.
Corporate and Commercial Law
The firm’s business practice lawyers provide a full range of corporate legal services to companies of all sizes in virtually every industry, who rely on our experience in handling transactions, employment matters, strategic partnership agreements and governmental enquiries.
Our clients appreciate our one-on-one approach and strategic insight, which helps them analyze, avoid and overcame any obstacles in their way in a timely and efficient manner.
In particular, we represent our clients in: drafting and negotiation of commercial agreements (sale of goods, agency, distribution); company law (incorporation of companies and branches, mergers and acquisitions, spin off); consumer law; product liability issues, antitrust law; formation of strategic alliances and joint ventures; regulatory matters; insolvency and bankruptcy law, extrajudicial preventive agreements, alternative methods for preventing insolvency, among other issues.
The firm has redefined the concept of full service legal advising, facing the challenges of an integrated global economy. Our legal practice has great experience in advising companies both in their local and international needs. We represent Argentina-based companies seeking to do business abroad and foreign companies willing to operate in South America, who turn to our International Law attorneys for legal and cultural guidance.
We understand the challenges of a global economy because we have followed this process since the beginning.
We also are experienced in managing international disputes involving more than one jurisdiction or international arbitration proceedings.
The intellectual property group of our firm offers clients a full range of legal services relating to acquisition, enforcement and commercial exploitation of intellectual property assets, including litigation, counseling, technology transfer, licensing agreements, patent and technology portfolio strategy analysis, trademark and copyright registration, among other topics.
Litigation and Alternative Mechanisms of Dispute Resolution
Litigators are measured by their ability to protect their client’s interests in court, as well as for their skill in anticipating legal risks and creating solutions that minimize disputes. Our firm offers diligence in resolving disputes quickly and efficiently, whether in negotiation, arbitration or courtroom setting. Our litigators focus strongly on solving the problem at hand, maximizing outcomes and encouraging rapid resolution of conflicts. In the event of an unavoidable dispute, the attorneys in our litigation group will work diligently to represent you and keep you informed not only on the progress of your case, but on the various strategies that are available to resolve the dispute in a manner consistent with your interests and goals.
Insurance Market Law
The firm provides comprehensive legal services in the insurance and reinsurance arena. We apply our commercial knowledge combined with the specialization in the local industry regulations. We help our clients in: managing risk by designing alternative risk transfer mechanisms; incorporating locally new insurance companies and branches of foreign companies; and assistance with insurance and reinsurance disputes; among other issues.
Oil, Gas and Energy Law
The demand for energy, water and other natural resources is growing dramatically. Infrastructure to produce, refine, market and trade those resources is needed. Investments are large and the risks are high. Our clients’ success in what are often complex, highly structured transactions demands a thorough understanding of technology and economics, while dealing with intricate regulatory schemes.
In particular, we help our clients in the development, construction, operation, financing, regulation and acquisition of exploration projects and contacts in our country.
Social Security Law
Widespread adoption of laws and agreements regulating the impact of activities on the environment means greater potential liability for business. Meanwhile, new rules and the use of market mechanisms to regulate environmental impacts also mean new business opportunities.
We can help you not only comply with regulations but also to enhance your competitiveness. On a daily basis our firm: represents its clients in arbitration and court procedures in connection with collective and individual claims; prepares evaluation reports on the environmental impact of new and ongoing projects; advises its clients in the management and auditing of environmental issues; and offers preventive advising on this subject.
Media & Entertaining
We counsel a broad spectrum of corporations and individuals in the media and entertainment industry on their most important and complex matters. The attorneys of our media and entertaining group provide a full range of legal counsel relating to mergers, acquisitions, regulatory matters, intellectual property issues, and commercial agreements, among other issues relating to the industry.
Social Security Law
The firm counts on a team fully dedicated to social security advising. Among other benefits, we process pensions (including for national living abroad and foreigners living in Argentina), invalidity benefits and pension adjustments. Additionally, we perform preventive advising to middle aged people, since the earlier they start saving and planning, the greater are possibilities of assuring a financially adequate pension for the old age.