Allende & Brea is one of Argentina’s largest and most prestigious full-service law firms, focusing primarily on the business community. Founded in 1957 in Buenos Aires, the firm has specialists in all branches of law, qualified to provide its clients with practical business solutions that are viable, when necessary innovative, and always cost effective. Most of the firm’s lawyers have had professional and/or educational experience in the United States and Europe.
Arbitration and Mediation
Asia Practice Group
Compliance and Investigations
Distribution, Licensing and Franchising
Energy and Natural Resources
Family and Succession Law
Insurance and Reinsurance
Labor and Social Security
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Clients, Estate and Tax Planning
Project Development and Finance
Restructuring and Bankruptcy
November 2018: Argentina President Mauricio Macri has appointed Diego Botana of Argentina member firm Allende & Brea an alternate Justice of the Supreme Court of Argentina. Alternate justices are called upon to act in cases in which any of the justices of the Supreme Court has a legal conflict. Mr. Botana is a corporate partner at the firm. A graduate of the University of Buenos Aires School of Law, he received his LL.M. from Duke University. Mr. Botana will continue with the firm while serving as an alternate justice.
May 2018: Florence Heredia of Argentina member firm Allende & Brea this month was named Mining Lawyer of the Year by Who’s Who Legal. Ms. Heredia joined the firm’s natural resources department as a partner in August 2017. She has more than 25 years of experience in the mining industry, with extensive experience advising financial institutions and companies in complex mining transactions in Argentina. Ms. Heredia received her law degree from Universidad Católica Argentina and also has a master’s degree in business law from Universidad Austral.
September 2017: Florence Heredia has joined Argentina member firm Allende & Brea as a partner in the firm’s natural resources practice. With more than 25 years of experience in the natural resources sector, Ms. Heredia is an expert in mining law with extensive experience advising financing institutions and companies in complex mining transactions in Argentina. She is a member of the International Bar Association, whose mining committee she chaired. She is also an at-large trustee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Ms. Heredia has been named a leading mining and natural resources lawyer by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 and was named “Mining Lawyer of the Year” by Who’s Who Legal in 2013, 2015 and 2016. She completed her legal education at Universidad Católica Argentina.
February 2017: Latin Lawyer magazine and the Vance Center have named several SCG Legal member firms to its annual list of “Pro Bono Leading Lights” including Argentina member firm Allende & Brea, Nicaragua member firm Consortium Legal and Mexico member firm Sánchez Devanny. The awards are conferred on firms that have made a significant contribution to the development of a pro bono culture in Latin America.