Guyer & Regules is considered Uruguay’s blue-chip firm and the first choice for international and domestic complex legal, accounting and tax work. Such reputation is grounded on the largest group of the most experienced partners in the country, who lead a solid team of internationally trained professionals with experts in every field of business law, and promote a culture of innovation within the firm.
Guyer & Regules is proud to have been consistently recognised as “Uruguayan Law Firm of the Year” for eight years and the first and only Uruguayan firm recognised as “Latin America Law firm of the Year” by Chambers and Partners.
Performing with excellence, expertise, value, responsiveness, creativity and consistency, is not enough. At Guyer & Regules we strive to grow our capacity to develop strong and mutually rewarding personal working relationships with the people who work at the institutions we serve. We help them serve their institutions – our clients – better. And those special personal working relationships are what enable us to leverage all those other qualities they expect from a top firm.
Main international areas of practice:
Banking and finance: Guyer & Regules’ leadership is undisputed, advising 66% of the private banks active in Uruguay and two out of three large private pension fund managers. It has also been the only Uruguayan firm in the past 30 years in Uruguayan sovereign debt deals.
Corporate, M&A: As Chambers and Partners states, Guyer & Regules “continues to set the pace in the corporate sphere”, having participated in 63% of major M&A deals made public in Uruguay over the past years and representing eight of the top 12 Uruguayan leading exporting companies in 2018.
Tax and accounting: The team is recognised for its “heavyweight practice at the forefront of the market with a respected bench of practitioners” by Chambers and Partners. It is by far the most senior team on the market, formed by lawyers and CPAs, which allows for greater depth and breadth on tax matters.
Real estate: By far the largest and most experienced team in the country, recognised by Chambers Latin America as a “market-leading department with a deep bench of seasoned professionals offering long-standing expertise in this practice area”.
Litigation: Guyer & Regules has a dedicated, strong and successful litigation team with a “solid reputation” as Chambers Latin America states. It specialises in complex civil and commercial litigation and arbitration, domestic and international, generally involving high-profile cases.
Labour: The team excels for its services both in advisory and litigious labour matters. Its lawyers have represented all of the Uruguayan financial entities in the salary collective bargaining agreement negotiations with the banking union and the government, as well as the Chamber of Insurance Companies.
Projects and energy: Our projects and energy team is the largest of its kind in Uruguay. Guyer & Regules is “highly sought after to advise on the full range of energy and natural resources matters”, as Chambers and Partners states, with an impressive market share of renewable and oil and gas transactions. Plaza Independencia 811
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