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. We are a 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 our main areas of practice.
Antitrust: The firm advises clients in a variety of matters related to merger control filings, antitrust litigation, joint ventures, and distribution agreements.
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, among others.
Compliance and investigations: The firm advises its clients, both locally and regionally, regarding general and specific risk factors related to their activity, anticorruption regulations and all sorts of investigations related to their activities.
Energy and natural resources: The firm represents majors and junior companies related to the extractive industries in their operations in our country, including negotiation of industry-related agreements, permitting and governmental relations.
ESG and sustainability: The firm advises a broad range of companies in different industries in their compliance with Argentinean environmental regulations as well as social, business and human rights issues, anti-corruption and corporate governance issues, social licence to operate, and climate change-related aspects.
Corporate: The firm’s services include designing corporate structures with tax-efficient mechanisms, incorporating companies, and representing clients in a broad range of corporate activities.
Life sciences and healthcare: The life sciences and healthcare specialist team advises companies on a daily basis, 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’s 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.
Employment and social security: Allende & Brea provides specialist labour law advice to prevent labour disputes and if the dispute has already arisen, the firm works on the defence throughout all the administrative and court stages of the proceedings.
Litigation and arbitration: The firm’s highly specialist litigation practice handles 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 kinds 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 9902
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