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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: 160

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

Ana Andres

Ana AndresSenior associate

Santiago Barbaran

Santiago BarbaranSenior associate

Julieta Baro

Julieta BaroAssociate

Constanza Connolly

Constanza Paula ConnollySenior associate

Camila Corvalan

Camila CorvalanSenior associate

Lucia Degano

Lucia DeganoSenior Associate

Agustin Duarte

Agustin L. DuarteSenior Associate

Sol Duek

Sol DuekAssociate

Pilar Furnari

Pilar FurnariAssociate

Dorothea Garff

Dorothea GarffSenior associate

Lucia Guardone

Lucia GuardoneSenior associate

Luz Hitters

Luz HittersAssociate

Victoria Hugo

Victoria HugoAssociate

Valeria Kemerer

Valeria KemererSenior Associate

Vicente Kenny

Vicente KennyAssociate

Fernando Kreser

Fernando KreserSenior associate

Rocio Laban

Rocio Alejandra LabanSenior associate

Luciana Liefeldt

Luciana Marina LiefeldtSenior associate

Lucas Loviscek

Lucas LoviscekSenior Associate

Juan Luchia Puig

Juan Luchia PuigSenior associate

Daiana Mari

Daiana MariAssociate

Lucas Mazza

Lucas MazzaAssociate

Angeles Murgier

Angeles MurgierSenior associate

Maria Muriago

Maria Carolina MuriagoSenior Associate

Gonzalo Ochoa

Gonzalo OchoaAssociate

Mercedes Pando

Mercedes PandoSenior Associate

Rocio Panizza

Rocio PanizzaAssociate

Gustavo Papeschi

Gustavo PapeschiSenior Associate

Lucila Parodi

Lucila ParodiAssociate

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 Serra

Carolina SerraSenior associate

Pedro Silvestri

Pedro SilvestriSenior associate

Carolina Uroz

Carolina UrozAssociate

Sofia Videla

Sofia VidelaAssociate

Gonzalo Viña

Gonzalo Ariel ViñaSenior associate


Gaspar Aguirre

Gaspar A. AguirreAdvisory Partner

Rodrigo Allende

Rodrigo AllendeSenior associate

Angela Bensignor

Angela BensignorCorporate Communications

Maria Benson

Maria BensonAdvisory Partner

Marcos Moreno Hueyo

Marcos Moreno HueyoSenior associate

Sonia Semienchuk

Sonia Ivana SemienchukCorporate Communications

Emilio Vogelius

Emilio N. VogeliusAdvisory Partner

Larissa Pergat

Larissa C. PergatBusiness Development & Marketing Manager


Health Emergency - BCRA Communication "A" 7048: Adjustments to the National Payment System
Beccar Varela, June 2020

Report of the Department of Banks and Financial Institutions Health Emergency - BCRA Communication “A” 7048: adjustments to the national payment system. Yesterday, the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) issued Communication "A" 7048 (the " Communication "), through which certain adjustments were established on the national payment system. The Communication was issued in accordance with the provisions of Decree No...

The Post Coronavirus Mining Potential
Beccar Varela, May 2020

This article aims to analyze the state of the Argentine mining industry, its growth potential, and briefly comment on certain situations in the current legal-regulatory system, which could be improved to accelerate its post-quarantine development. 1. The economic and mining situation in Argentina pre COVID-19 In Argentina, the pandemic has motivated the issuance of preventive and mandatory social isolation measures (the "Quarantine"). These measures, taken in many countries of the world, will inevitably bring unfavorable economic consequences...

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ICBC China acquires Standard Bank’s stake in ICBC Argentina.
Beccar Varela, July 2020

On June 29th, 2020, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC China) acquired the shareholding that Standard Bank London Holdings Limited (Standard Bank) had in the companies ICBC Argentina, ICBC Investment Argentina S.A., and Inversora Diagonal S.A., which represented 20% of the total shares in each of these companies. With these acquisitions, ICBC China became the only shareholder of the three companies mentioned above. Standard Bank entered the Argentine market in 2007 by acquiring Bank Boston Argentina. In 2011, Standard Bank sold its controlling stake in the Companies to ICBC China, retaining 20% of the capital stock in each one...

Beccar Varela names new partners in litigation and white-collar & corporate crime practices.
Beccar Varela, April 2020

Buenos Aires, March 31st, 2020. On March 26th, Beccar Varela promoted Federico Sosa and Francisco Zavalía to partner, in recognition of their talent and of the great contribution they have made to the firm in the areas of litigation and white collar & corporate crime respectively. Federico Sosa joined the firm in 2002. He focuses on litigation, particularly class actions, insolvency and bankruptcy. He also has broad experience in corporate legal advice related to distribution and sales representation contracts. Federico gained his law degree from Universidad de Buenos Aires in 2003 and obtained his master’s degree in corporate law from Universidad Austral in 2008...

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