Partner Profile

María Shakespear

Beccar Varela


LL 250


María is a partner at Beccar Varela and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

María provides corporate advice to local and foreign clients with businesses in Argentina across a wide spectrum of industries. Her main practice areas are mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and project finance. She has vast experience in the negotiation and drafting of complex commercial agreements, debts renegotiations and due diligences. She has advised international organisations on investments and divestitures. She also focuses on the designing of start-ups, entrepreneur businesses and businesses seeking positive social and environmental impact.

María obtained her law degree from the University of Buenos Aires (2001) and her master’s (LLM) from Dundee University, Dundee, Scotland (2007, with distinction). She also studied in Denver University (Colorado, USA, 2004), where she obtained a certificate for certain subjects from the LLM. She worked as foreign associate at Holme, Roberts & Owen (Denver, Colorado, USA, 2004).

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