Nicholson y Cano Abogados (Buenos Aires)

Nicholson y Cano is one of the leading law firms in Argentina since its foundation in 1976. With a team of 28 partners and more than 150 lawyers, represents local and international clients in all economic sectors: infrastructure, finance, services, telecommunications, energy, construction, manufacturing, agribusiness, among others. The firm commitment is to become partners with its clients in the process of generating corporate value and to provide them with creative and practical solutions as well as a proper assessment and mitigation of the different legal risks that may affect their business and transactions. The firm expertise in different fields of law makes easier to handle medium and big projects and cover all of its clients’ legal needs to help them to generate value. In the specific field of the area of major infrastructure, construction and engineering projects, the firm has a significant background and vast experience, with the advantage of having recognised partners with proven practical experience, who have also participated and/or advised in institutional forums (as the Construction and Infrastructure Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), Infrastructure and Real Estate Committee of the American Chamber in Argentina (AMCHAM), Society of Construction Law, United Kingdom, etc.). Nicholson y Cano offers a comprehensive range of services from setting up the legal structure of infrastructure and construction projects to their financing and operation, including Public and Private Works and, in general, PPP, PFI, BOT, BOO, BO, BOOT, DBOM, DBFO, O&M, EPC, and EPCM’s contracts, among others. The Firm also provides specialised advice related to power plants, petrochemical and geothermal plants, T-Lines, pipelines, dredging works, gas plants, highways, railways, subways, ports and marine terminals and also the applicable operation and maintenance agreements as needed. The legal counseling also comprises the follow-up of these contracts, project management, claims management, risks assessments, arbitrations and all types of financial mechanisms (public and private). The firm and its team members have provided advise in more than 80 projects both in Argentina and in Latin America (Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and Uruguay) as counsel to the different parties that may be involved in this type of projects (sponsors, clients, developers, construction companies, banks, trustees). San Martín 140, 14th Floor Buenos Aires, Argentina (1004) Tel: +54 11 4872 1600

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