Julio soffer Laws

Julio Soffer Laws, our services:

Commercial Law

∙ Business agreements (international, regional, national).
∙ Administration of Companies.
∙ Insurance and reinsurance; regulations.
∙ Trusts.
- Bankrupcys.

Corporate Law

∙ Shareholder agreements.
∙ Projects and advisory services regarding the establishment of consortiums,
joint ventures, etc.
∙ Establishment of branch offices, agencies, re- domiciliation of companies; etc.
∙ Incorporation or reorganization of companies.
∙ Dispute resolutions.

Our Firm has vast experience in commercial and business law and provides advisory services to the main national and foreign companies.


Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions

∙ Management of investment projects, authorizations, declarations of national interest.
∙ Assistance and advisory services in the acquisition of companies.
∙ Due diligence reports.
∙ Mergers & acquisitions.
∙ Spin-off.

Tax Advisory Services

∙ National and international tax planning.
∙ National and local taxes and social security contributions.
∙ Defense at the administrative and judicial level regarding actions of the tax authorities.
∙ Due diligence.
∙ Preparation and management of special exemptions by means of the design and processing of Investment Projects and the like.
∙ Analysis and strategic diagnosis of company tax policies.
∙ Monitoring of tax planning performance.
∙ Evaluation of fiscal costs in investment, merger and acquisition operations.
∙ Tax return and payment services and logistical support in tax matters.
∙ Assistance at the time of inspections undertaken by tax authorities.

Banking, Financial Law and Capital Markets

∙ Banking operations (financing, loans, guarantees, etc.).
∙ Off-shore banking.
∙ Debt restructuring.
∙ Financial trusts.
∙ Securities and stock transactions.
∙ Investment funds.
∙ Securitizations.


∙Litigation in civil, commercial and labor matters (including representation before the relevant courts).
∙Challenges of resolutions and acts of governmental authorities.
∙Out of court proceedings, settlements, mediations and other dispute resolution procedures.
∙Local or international arbitrations.
∙Judicial or extrajudicial bankruptcy proceedings, including all the necessary actions for the recovery of our clients’ credits.
Julio Soffer Laws participates actively with a team of lawyers, accountants, notaries and consultants with expertise in advising and assisting clients in all kinds of civil, commercial, and labor matters, etc. in processes filed before Uruguayan courts.

Administrative Law

∙Bidding procedures.
∙Administrative contracts.
∙Accomplishment of formalities before public entities (permits, licenses, empowerments, authorizations, etc).

Aeronautical and Maritime Law

∙ Advisory services in matters related to air, maritime and land transport.
∙ Tenders for services or other tenders related to such transport areas
∙ Maritime business in general, including guarantees (ship mortgages, etc.) and liens.
∙ Ship and aircraft registration

Labor Law

∙ Work contracts and termination of labor relations.
∙ Collective bargaining agreements.
∙ Prevention and settlement of disputes.

Environmental Law

Regulatory scheme, both for regular clients and in the case of investment projects or company acquisitions.
∙Assistance to comply with environmental standards and procedures to obtain permits or authorizations.

Antitrust Law

∙Legal aspects of competition defense and unfair competition.
∙Consumer protection.
∙Incorporation of antitrust law in company structures, mergers and acquisitions.
∙Participation in arbitration proceedings.


∙ Assistance as regards to fixed, mobile and satellite communications.
∙ Regulations.
∙ Permits, authorizations, etc.; accomplishment of formalities before the relevant entities.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property protection.
Transfer, franchise, license, outsourcing,
registration, etc.
Advisory services on trademarks, including searches, registrations, filings, renewals and accomplishment of the corresponding formalities.
Copyrights and information technology; contracts, licenses, advertising, protection, outsourcing, etc.
Advisory services on inventions and industrial models and designs, patent applications, procedures, infringement control.

Agricultural Law

Agricultural contracts.
Incorporation of agricultural partnerships and associations.


Accounting Services:
∙ Preparation of Financial Statements.
∙ Foreign currency translation of Financial Statements.
∙ Preparation of regular accounting information.
∙ Implementation and parameterization of appropriate accounting systems.
∙ Budget Preparation.
∙ Issue of commercial documentation.
∙ Filing and payment of taxes.
∙ Preparation of information required by government agencies.

Staff Management Services:

∙ Calculation and payment of salaries.
∙ Filing and payment of social security contributions.
∙ Preparation of information required by government agencies.

Other Services:

∙ Management of accounts payable and accounts receivable.
∙ Management of cash and bank accounts.

Foreign Trade

∙ International trade operations, including accomplishment of formalities regarding import and export transactions, entering into contracts of insurance, freight and auxiliary agents, banking procedures, etc.

Notarial Services

∙ Public real estate transfer deeds.
∙ Mortgages on properties or other securities.
∙ General notarial services.



25 de Mayo 541, Piso 5, escritorio 502 | CP:11000
Tel: +(598-2) 915 7526| Fax: +(598-2) 915 75 47
Montevideo, Uruguay