Allende & Brea is one of the leading law firms in Argentina. It was founded in 1957, and enjoys a long-established reputation for superior legal work. Allende is a full-service law firm mainly oriented to sophisticated transactional international and local practice, advising large, medium-sized and small companies on a permanent basis or acting as special counsel in a variety of commercial transactions carried out in Argentina or abroad. The following are the main areas of practice in alphabetical order.
Antitrust: The firm advises clients in a variety of matters related to merger control filings, antitrust litigation and general antitrust advice.
Banking: The firm advises financial institutions on matters ranging from commercial or syndicated loans to capital market transactions, reorganisations, collections and debt-to-equity conversions, and general banking and financial advice.
Compliance and investigations: The firm advises its clients, both locally and regionally, regarding general and specific risk factors related to their activity, anticorruption regulations, internal investigations and judicial investigations.
Energy and natural resources: The firm advises companies in extractive industries on their day-to-day operations including negotiation of industry-related agreements, permitting and governmental relations as well as transactions.
Environmental: The firm advises a broad range of companies in different industries in their compliance with Argentinean environmental regulations as well as the implementation of corporate social responsibility policies.
General corporate practice: The firm’s services include designing corporate structures with tax-efficient mechanisms, incorporating companies and and advising clients in a broad range of corporate transactions including investing, divestitures and acquisition transactions.
Healthcare: The life sciences and healthcare specialised team advises companies on their daily needs, including regulatory, M&A, joint ventures, licences and distribution agreements.
High technology, internet and e-commerce: Allende & Brea is a pioneer in counselling clients in this field. Services cover all aspects of the industry.
Intellectual property: The team main goal is to develop the best strategies, implementing them to protect and manage these intangible yet highly valuable assets.
Insurance and reinsurance: The firm represents clients in a variety of insurance and reinsurance related matters, such as regulatory, M&A and claims both in judicial and arbitration courts.
Labour and social security: the firm provides labour advice to prevent labour disputes and if the dispute has already arisen, working on the defence throughout all the administrative and court stages.
Litigation and arbitration: The firm’s highly specialist litigation practice handle a wide range of civil, commercial, administrative and family law cases, in judicial and administrative courts, both at the federal and provincial levels.
Mergers and acquisitions: Allende & Brea has a broad-based acquisition and divestiture expertise, which includes all kind of industries including highly regulated ones.
Regulatory: The firm actively participates in a wide range of regulated markets and industries, advising its clients in public procurement, public tenders, negotiating concessions, public works, permits and all types of administrative proceedings.
Restructuring and bankruptcy: Allende & Brea’s team of experts are frequently involved representing both creditors and debtors, in some of the most important reorganisation proceedings in Argentina.
Tax and customs: The firm advises clients on the implementation of tax-efficient structures, tax planning and tax litigation.
Buenos Aires C1006ACT
Tel: +54 11 4318 9900