Chambers Global

Banking & Finance


The much-admired Nicolás Herrera is considered a standout lawyer in banking and finance. Peers esteem his abilities and impressive career, and label him “a brilliant lawyer”. Clients also praise him, with one describing him as “one of the smartest individuals I’ve met; he can manage every business and non-business situation successfully. He has a superior level of experience and knowledge”.

Álvaro Tarabal is believed to have “a great analytical capacity and great logic. He gets involved with everything and analyses in-depth in order to give the best advice, and is on top of things”.

Head of department Nicolás Piaggio is lauded by observers in this field for being very experienced and for having managed every type of transaction and client. Sources declare: “He has a very strong understanding of clients’ needs and how to interact with people, he has lots of knowledge of the market and he is a good leader”.

Marcos Payssé is regarded as being “very business-oriented and agile in his replies”.

Corporate | M&A

Clients enthuse about Nicolás Herrera and say he is an “excellent negotiator and a reference for strategic consultations, besides being an exceptional lawyer”. Clients also note his availability: “He responds to e-mails dynamically and always answers the phone – so we can contact them anytime”.

Nicolás Piaggio predominantly focuses on project financing, debt restructurings and sovereign debt transactions. His clients are extremely satisfied when working with him and say he is “very capable – he gets very involved with work and is very valuable for the firm”. They also say he is “a skilled listener with a good approach to negotiations”.

Sources emphasise Álvaro Tarabal‘s “outstanding service attitude that aimsto solve customer problems,” and also highlight his collaboration “in everyday corporate challenges”.

Corina Bove specialises in M&A and corporate law. She was recently involved in the Uruguayan supermarket chain Ta-Ta’s acquisition of Multiahorro. She is also qualified to practise in the USA.