Guyer & Regules

Guyer & Regules is considered Uruguay’s blue-chip firm and the first choice for international and domestic complex legal, accounting and tax work. Such reputation is grounded on the largest group of the most experienced partners in the country, who lead a solid team of internationally trained professionals with experts in every field of business law, and promote a culture of innovation within the firm.

Guyer & Regules is proud to have been consistently recognized as “Uruguayan Law Firm of the Year” for eight years and the first and only Uruguayan firm recognized as “Latin America Law firm of the Year” by Chambers & Partners. The firm has also been recognized as “Uruguay Tax Firm of the Year” by International Tax Review – Euromoney in 2018, as “Uruguay Firm of the Year” by International Financial Law Review – Euromoney on four occasions and as “Firm of the Year – Uruguay” by Who´s Who Legal for six consecutive years.

Performing with excellence, expertise, value, responsiveness, creativity and consistency, is not enough. At Guyer & Regules we strive to grow our capacity to develop strong and mutually rewarding personal working relationships with the people who work at the institutions we serve. We help them serve their institutions –our clients- better. And those special personal working relationships are what enable us to leverage all those other qualities they expect from a top firm.

Some of the main international practice areas are: Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Accounting & Tax, Real Estate, Litigation, Labor, Telecommunications, Energy, Aviation, Insurance and Maritime.

As Latin Lawyer states, “Guyer & Regules has long sat comfortably at the top of the Uruguay’s legal market: the breadth and high quality of its service offering, its extensive and loyal client base, and its transactional clout mean that this prestigious firm is always highly sought after”.

Guyer & Regules has been involved in 63% of major public M&A deals in Uruguay over the past years, works for 8 out of 12 of the country’s top exporting companies of 2018, advises 66% of the private banks active in Uruguay and two out of three large private pension fund managers.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Member Firm News
HSBC Bank Uruguay S.A
February 16, 2021

HSBC Bank (Uruguay) S.A., a full licensed bank in Uruguay, completed a new issuance of mortgage credit notes for a principal amount in Uruguayan pesos indexed to the inflation of an equivalent to US$ 15,000,000, with an interest rate of 4.25%. This was the first series of a US$ 200,000,000.00.

Member Firm News
DISA agreed to purchase Petrobras Uruguay Distribucion S.A. (in the future Distribuidora Industrial de Surtidores Americanos Montevideo S.A) interests subject to conditions. The transaction is part of Petrobras’ divestment programme and DISA’s entrance into the Latin American market.
Member Firm News
On January 20, 2021 Tonosol S.A., the company that developed and owned the Sheraton Montevideo Hotel and the Aloft Hotel, successfully restructured its USD 30,000,000 notes program issued under Uruguayan law, after the company was acquired by the real estate investment group White Elephant Propertie

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Uruguay

Montevideo
FTZ-Montevideo
Punta del Este
All Firm Contacts Committees
Key Contact Partners Forum
Key Contact Partners Forum
Member Firm Leaders Forum
Member Firm Leaders Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Business Development Committee
Business Development Committee
Practice Group Leaders Forum
Practice Group Leaders Forum
Corporate Social Responsibility Forum
Corporate Social Responsibility Forum
Beatriz Spiess bmspiess@guyer.com.uy
Practice Groups
Privacy & Data Protection
Privacy & Data Protection
Banking & Finance
Banking & Finance
International Trade Law
International Trade Law
International Corporate Transactions
International Corporate Transactions
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Life Sciences
Life Sciences
Antitrust & Competition
Antitrust & Competition
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Cannabis
Cannabis
Venture Capital
Venture Capital
Energy, Mining & CleanTech
Energy, Mining & CleanTech
Gonzalo Iglesias giglesias@guyer.com.uy
Daniel Mosco dmosco@guyer.com.uy
Beatriz Spiess bmspiess@guyer.com.uy
Federico Susena fsusena@guyer.com.uy
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
International Tax & Private Wealth
International Tax & Private Wealth
Human Resources
Human Resources
Santiago Madalena smadalena@guyer.com.uy
Leonardo Slinger lslinger@guyer.com.uy
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Alejandro Miller amiller@guyer.com.uy
Juan Pablo Trelles jtrelles@guyer.com.uy
COVID-19
COVID-19