The firm combines the expertise of more than half a century with the dynamism and energy of a group of young professionals who make the firm today. The talent, dedication and expertise of its lawyers are its most valuable resources. Most of them develop academic activity; and many of them have completed international studies and worked in some of the most reputed law firms in the United States, Europe, Mexico and Brazil. Almost all of them are bilingual and are culturally familiar with the international business world: they understand client needs and what is expected from a professional.
The firm maintains long-standing relationships with top-tier international law firm; the firm perceives such relationships as an endorsement to the quality of its service. Work patterns at the firm have adapted to international standards, without ignoring local usages.
• Legal assistance to the initial purchasers in the issuance of U$S 200,000,000 Senior Secured Guaranteed notes issued by the Corporación America group, which runs the Carrasco International Airport concession.
• Legal support to an international duty-free shop company in the establishment of a joint venture with a local group of the same business line.
• Advice to the third German energy company in the establishment of its operations in Uruguay jointly with a group of local investors for the development of wind farms in Uruguay.
• Tax advice to the sellers in the sale of the stock ownership pertaining to one of the two large pulp mills in the country (Botnia - UPM).
Bergstein has been internationally recognized by independent publications which systematically rank Bergstein among the top law firms in Uruguay: