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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 a leading full-service law firm in Argentina, placing utmost priority on client service. With our main office in the heart of Buenos Aires and a branch in northern Buenos Aires, the firm has a widely acknowledged practice, advising clients in Argentina and abroad for over 120 years.

Our team consists of over 160 lawyers specializing in different areas of law, many of whom have studied or worked in the world’s business capitals. They are supported by motivated paralegals and interns, and by talented and creative administrative staff. A commitment to innovation and an integrated corporate sustainability program underpins our work.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1897
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 160

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


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

Ana Andres

Ana AndresSenior Associate

Santiago Barbaran

Santiago BarbaranSenior Associate

Maximo Capon

Maximo CaponSenior Associate

Camila Corvalan

Camila CorvalanSenior Associate

Lucia Degano

Lucia DeganoSenior Associate

Agustin Duarte

Agustin L. DuarteSenior Associate

Dorothea Garff

Dorothea GarffSenior Associate

Lucia Guardone

Lucia GuardoneSenior Associate

Luz Hitters

Luz HittersAssociate

Victoria Hugo

Victoria HugoAssociate

Valeria Kemerer

Valeria KemererSenior Associate

Fernando Kreser

Fernando KreserSenior Associate

Rocio Laban

Rocio Alejandra LabanSenior Associate

Luciana Liefeldt

Luciana Marina LiefeldtSenior Associate

Enrique Lopez Rivarola

Enrique Lopez RivarolaSenior Associate

Daiana Mari

Daiana MariAssociate

Lucas Mazza

Lucas MazzaAssociate

Maria Muriago

Maria Carolina MuriagoSenior Associate

Gonzalo Ochoa

Gonzalo OchoaAssociate

Julian Ojeda

Julian OjedaAssociate

Mercedes Pando

Mercedes PandoSenior Associate

Rocio Panizza

Rocio PanizzaAssociate

Gustavo Papeschi

Gustavo PapeschiSenior Associate

Juan Perrino

Juan Pablo PerrinoSenior Associate

Mariano Plaza

Mariano PlazaAssociate

Eugenia Radaelli

Eugenia RadaelliSenior Associate

Dolores Reyes

Dolores ReyesAssociate

Maria Sala

Maria Juliana SalaSenior Lawyer

Carolina Uroz

Carolina UrozAssociate

Sofia Videla

Sofia VidelaAssociate


Gaspar Aguirre

Gaspar A. AguirreAdvisory Partner

Rodrigo Allende

Rodrigo AllendeSenior Associate

Angela Bensignor

Angela BensignorCorporate Communications

Maria Benson

Maria BensonAdvisory Partner

Camila Cabrera

Camila CabreraMultimedia Designer

Marcos Moreno Hueyo

Marcos Moreno HueyoSenior Associate

Larissa Pergat

Larissa C. PergatBusiness Development & Marketing Manager

Sonia Semienchuk

Sonia Ivana SemienchukCorporate Communications

Emilio Vogelius

Emilio N. VogeliusAdvisory Partner


Provision No. 357/2021 of the National Directorate for Consumer Defense and Consumer Arbitration: New Sectors will be Compelled to Include the “Cancel Services Button” on their Web Pages
Beccar Varela, June 2021

Provision No. 357/2021 of the National Directorate for Consumer Defense and Consumer Arbitration (the “Provision”), published in the Official Gazette on May 31st, 2021, incorporated the following activities to the list of suppliers that are compelled to include within their web pages the “Cancel Services Button“: Subscription to savings plans; Insurance services; Timeshare accommodation services; Subscription to streaming or digital distribution of multimedia content. The “Cancel Services Button”, in force since May 28th, 2021, was created by Resolution No...

Consumer Protection Department Report Secretariat of Commerce Resolution No. 485/2021: Law No. 27,545 – Regulation of Subsection c) of Article 7
Beccar Varela, May 2021

Secretary of Commerce Resolution No. 485/2021, published in the Official Gazette on May 12th, 2021, regulates subsection C) of Article 7 of Law of Supermarket Shelves No. 27,545 [1], which establishes that the cheapest products per unit of measure must be situated at an equidistant height between the first and last shelf. The Resolution establishes that the value to be considered is the lowest in the price list offered to the consumer on a “non-transitory basis”, i.e., the lowest price may not arise from offers, bonuses, or discounts of any kind and it establishes the list of products that are included in the Resolution for its commercialization in retail stores [2]...

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Beccar Varela advises on the issuance of the first social bond of NGO Sumatoria
Beccar Varela, December 2021

Buenos Aires, December 29th, 2021. On December 27th, Asociación Civil Sumatoria para una Nueva Economía (“Sumatoria”) carried out its first notes’ issuance in the local capital market with Class I notes, under a specific SME regime, offered in two series, for a total nominal amount of AR$30 million (the “Notes”). Series I Notes were issued for a nominal amount of AR$13,065,000, maturing on March 27th, 2023, accruing interest at a nominal annual fixed rate of 30%. Series II Notes were issued for a nominal amount of AR$16,095,000 and will mature on March 27th, 2023, accruing interest at a floating rate, equivalent to the private Badlar rate...

Beccar Varela and PAGBAM advise on debt refinancing and loans granted to Los Grobo Agropecuaria and Agrofina
Beccar Varela, December 2021

Buenos Aires, 16 December 2021. On December 13, Los Grobo Agropecuaria SA (“Los Grobo”) obtained a debt refinancing for approximately US$34 million and negotiated loans in pesos for up to the equivalent amount of US$9 million, including the renewal of existing guarantees by Los Grobo. The lenders of these operations were Banco de Galicia y de Buenos Aires S.A.U., Banco Santander Río S.A., Banco Supervielle S.A., HSBC Bank Argentina S.A., Banco Hipotecario S.A., Banco Itaú Argentina S.A., Banco Industrial S.A., and Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. Agrofina S.A...

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