Market: Uruguay

Pro bono: Clearing the way

Featured in Pro bono 2020

As clearing house membership reaches an all-time high, the institutions across the region acting as the go-between for law firms and pro bono projects are reinventing themselves, adapting to the times to provide first-class responses to those most in need. They are plugging gaps, as well as making pro bono networks more inclusive.

22 February 2021

Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center's Pro Bono Survey 2020

Featured in Pro bono 2020

The latest results from our annual research indicate that despite a year of unique and severe challenges, law firms are as committed as ever to doing pro bono. We report on what firms are doing to push their efforts to the next level.

22 February 2021

Promotions at LatAm firms spiked at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded a 38% increase in end-of-year promotions to partner level at Latin American law firms, while the proportion of women lawyers elevated to the top rank dropped compared to the previous year’s figures.

15 February 2021

Uruguayan wind farm refinances

A Uruguayan subsidiary of Dutch infrastructure investor DIF has hired Hughes & Hughes in Montevideo to obtain a refinancing.

12 February 2021

Ferrere steers Irish construction group’s entry to Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped the Brazilian subsidiary of Irish constructor Kingspan acquire Uruguayan insulation group Bromyros.

10 February 2021

IDB Invest backs dairy sector financing in Uruguay

Uruguayan savings and credit cooperative Proleco has hired Posadas, Posadas & Vecino to structure a financing programme to support investment in the country’s dairy sector.

20 January 2021

Colombian software provider enters Uruguay

Colombian software company Siigo has hired Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to buy Uruguayan counterpart Memory, marking the company’s expansion to a new market.

05 January 2021

Winston & Strawn and Guyer & Regules star in US car dealer acquisition

US firm Winston & Strawn LLP and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped US digital car sales platform KAR Global acquire local used car start-up BacklotCars for US$425 million, handing it assets in Uruguay.

19 November 2020

Five firms in Spanish-language media deal

Five Jones Day offices, Argentina’s Allende & Brea, Bergstein Abogados in Montevideo and Paz Horowitz Abogados in Quito have helped US media company Entravision acquire a controlling stake in advertising company RedMas from counterpart Grupo Cisneros.

19 November 2020

Clifford Chance's LatAm disputes head goes solo

Ignacio Suarez Anzorena has left his position as head of Latin American disputes at Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC, to go solo as an arbitrator based in Uruguay.

17 November 2020

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