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Beccar Varela

Beccar Varela  

Legal Services | Argentina

tel: +54 11 4379 6800 | fax: +54 11 4379 6860
Edificio Republica, Tucuman 1, | Buenos Aires | C1049AAA | Argentina

Main Contacts

Horacio Beccar Varela

Horacio E Beccar VarelaManaging Partner


Buenos Aires, Argentina

Beccar Varela's Overview

Founded in 1897, Beccar Varela is one of the leading full-service law firms in Argentina, placing utmost priority on client service. With a main office in the city of Buenos Aires and a branch in Buenos Aires province, the firm has a widely acknowledged practice and advises clients both in Argentina and abroad on all the legal aspects of their organizations as well as in the execution of their transactions.

The team consists of over 145 lawyers specializing in different areas of law, 29 of whom are partners, along with a large number of paralegals, trainee lawyers and administrative staff, all of whom contribute to achieving the firm's goals. A commitment to innovation and an integrated corporate sustainability program underpins its work.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1897
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 150

Languages: Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, Portuguese and Mandarin.


Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Aeronautical Law
  • Agribusiness
  • Arbitration
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Capital Markets
  • Communication & Information Technology
  • Company Law
  • Competition – Antitrust
  • Compliance (Anti-money laundering, anti-bribery/corruption and data protection)
  • Corporate Governance & Board Advisory
  • Customs Law
  • Debt Restructuring
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Export Control & Trade Sanctions
  • Family Law
  • Gaming
  • General Corporate Advice
  • Insolvency – Bankruptcy
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property - Patents & Trademarks
  • International Trade & Commerce
  • Labor & Social Security
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Natural Resources
  • Private Clients
  • Private Equity
  • Product Liability
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate & Hospitality
  • Shipping & Maritime Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trust & Trust Services
  • White Collar and Corporate Crime
Representative Clients
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas
  • Affinia
  • Allergan
  • American Airlines
  • Asociados Don Mario
  • Avon
  • Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires
  • Banco Itaú (Unibanco)
  • Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
  • Banco Santander Río
  • BBVA Banco Francés
  • Bradesco Seguros
  • CAEMe (Cámara Argentina de Especialidades Medicinales)
  • Cardif Seguros
  • Cía. Gral. De Fósforos Sudamericana
  • Citibank
  • Credit Suisse
  • Compañía General de Combustibles (CGC)
  • CSAV
  • Dana Holding Corp
  • Deutsche Bank
  • DHL Exel
  • Electrolux
  • Ericsson
  • Finlays
  • GlaxoSmithKlineGroupe Saint-Gobain
  • Interamerican Development Bank
  • International Finance Corporation
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Laboratorios Menarini
  • Magna International
  • Medanito
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Minera Don Nicolás
  • Petróleos Sudamericanos
  • Petroquímica Comodoro Rivadavia
  • Phoenix Contact
  • Prisma Medios de Pago
  • Quintana E&P Argentina
  • Red Bull
  • Sabre
  • Samsung
  • Sanofi-Aventis Pharma
  • Sprint
  • Tarjeta Naranja
  • Telefónica de Argentina
  • Trafigura
  • Unilever
  • Walt Disney
  • World Bank


Junior Partners

Jose Cueva

Jose Carlos CuevaJunior Partner

Luciana Denegri

Luciana DenegriJunior Partner

Ignacio Flores

Ignacio FloresJunior Partner


Manuel Adrogue

Manuel Esteban AdrogueSpecial Counsel

Wanda Bregman

Wanda BregmanAssociate

Maria Calvo

Maria Florencia CalvoSenior associate

Constanza Connolly

Constanza Paula ConnollySenior associate

Camila Corvalan

Camila CorvalanSenior associate

Lucia Degano

Lucia DeganoAssociate

Daniel Levi

Daniel LeviSenior Associate

Lucas Loviscek

Lucas LoviscekSenior Associate

Angeles Murgier

Angeles MurgierSenior associate

Maria Muriago

Maria Carolina MuriagoSenior Associate

Gonzalo Ochoa

Gonzalo OchoaAssociate

Paula Omodeo

Paula OmodeoAssociate

Mercedes Pando

Mercedes PandoSenior Associate

Rocio Panizza

Rocio PanizzaAssociate

Gustavo Papeschi

Gustavo PapeschiSenior Associate

Lucila Parodi

Lucila ParodiAssociate

Eugenia Radaelli

Eugenia RadaelliSenior Associate

Maria Sala

Maria Juliana SalaSenior Lawyer

Carolina Serra

Carolina SerraSenior Associate

Hernan Sosa

Hernan Federico SosaSenior Associate

Francisco Zavalia

Francisco ZavaliaSenior Lawyer


Gaspar Aguirre

Gaspar A. AguirreAdvisory Partner

Ana Andres

Ana AndresSenior associate

Angela Bensignor

Angela BensignorCorporate Communications

Maria Benson

Maria BensonAdvisory Partner

Marcos Moreno Hueyo

Marcos Moreno HueyoSenior associate

Larissa Pergat

Larissa C. PergatInstitutional Relations

Sonia Semienchuk

Sonia Ivana SemienchukCorporate Communications

Emilio Vogelius

Emilio N. F. J. VogeliusAdvisory Partner


New Procurement Rules for Argentina's Federal Public Administration
Beccar Varela, July 2017

The purpose of this article is to highlight the principal changes to the rules and procedures governing national public procurements in Argentina, introduced by Decree 1030/2016. The new Regulation does not introduce substantial changes to its predecessor, although it does include some relevant modifications.   Introduction In September 2016, the government of Argentina modified some of the rules and procedures governing national public procurement. What follows is a brief primer on the principal changes. On 16 September 2016, the National Executive issued Decree No 1030/20126 modifying Decree 892/2012...

“Shareholders' rights in private and public companies in Argentina: overview” (article published in Practical Law, Thomson Reuters, July 31, 2015).
Beccar Varela, September 2015

TYPES OF LIMITED COMPANIES AND SHARES1. What are the main types of companies with limited liabilityand shareholders? Which is the most common? Which typedo foreign investors most commonly use?The most common types of companies that enjoy limited liabilityare the Sociedad Anónima (SAs) and the Sociedad deResponsabilidad Limitada (SRLs), and these are the main types ofcompanies with limited liability. Joint stock companies (Sociedaden Comandita por Acciones) are also common. In joint stockcompanies only the non-managing partner (socio comanditario)has limited liability up to the capital he subscribes.Foreign companies doing business in Argentina usually choosebetween an SA and an SRL...

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Zang, Bergel and Viñes and Beccar Varela advise on Grupo Frutarom’s acquisition of Meroar and Meroaromas
Beccar Varela, March 2018

On March 13, 2018, Frutarom reached an agreement with the shareholders of Meroar S.A. and Meroaromas S.A. in connection with the acquisition by Frutarom of a stake in these companies, representing 70% of the capital stock and votes for a purchase price of US$11,200,000. Frutarom is one of the world's 10 largest companies in the field of flavors and natural specialty fine ingredients. The group is expanding worldwide with the strategy to develop global activity in the field of fragrances. In Argentina, this expansion has been implemented through the acquisition of local leading companies as well as of innovative and unique players in the fragrance and flavor industries...

Beccar Varela welcomes back specialist to lead its insurance law department
Beccar Varela, February 2018

Buenos Aires, February 5, 2018. Beccar Varela is pleased to announce the reincorporation of Daniel Antonio Seoane as a partner, who will lead the firm’s Insurance Law Department. He returns after seven years in which he further developed his career as in-house counsel in insurance companies, first as Legal Director of Royal and Sun Alliance Seguros Argentina (later on Seguros Sura), and then, during 2017, as Regional Legal Vice President of Suramericana S.A., based in Colombia, focusing on various aspects of the insurance business, conducting mergers and acquisitions of insurance companies, and defining and implementing legal strategies from the corporate office side. Horacio E...

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