Beccar Varela wins IFLR “Corporate Firm of the Year: Southern Cone” award.

May, 2024 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

The renowned publication IFLR awarded Beccar Varela with the Corporate Firm of the Year: Southern Cone prize on May 15th, in the IFLR Americas Awards 2024 ceremony held at the JW Marriott Essex House hotel in New York.

The Corporate Firm of the Year: Southern Cone award honors one leading firm that headed the most innovative cross-border corporate and M&A transactions in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay in the previous year. IFLR's awards are unique in the market for focusing on legal innovation through dealmaking and celebrating work that improves the cross-border investment environment.

"We are honored to receive this recognition, which reflects the great work we have been doing as counsel in the most important corporate and M&A transactions in the region, and we are especially grateful to our clients and colleagues in law firms around the world for trusting us to help them reach their objectives", said partner María Shakespear, who accepted the award on behalf of Beccar Varela. "We thank IFLR for this distinction, which demonstrates that the value we bring to our clients from an innovative perspective is highly appreciated in the market", added Maximiliano D’Auro, the firm's newly appointed Managing Partner.

First published in 1982, IFLR -and its sister publication IFLR1000- is a leading legal industry information source on corporate finance trends and strategies that analyses the global legal market and interprets expert opinion mainly for capital markets, corporate, and finance lawyers.

Founded in 1897, Beccar Varela is a leading law firm in Argentina. It advises local and international companies in all areas of corporate law across all industries. Its team consists of more than 160 lawyers specialized in different areas of law, many of whom have studied or worked in the world’s business capitals. Beccar Varela is the go-to firm in Argentina for clients focused on global issues such as corporate sustainability and ESG, and was the first full-service firm to join the United Nations Global Compact and to issue a Corporate Sustainability report. In 2024 the firm will celebrate its 127th anniversary.·

Partner María Shakespear accepted the award on behalf of Beccar Varela.