Bufete Aguirre Quintanilla Soria & Nishizawa

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Firm Description:

Bufete Aguirre, Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa – BAQSN – is a full service law firm consolidated in 2018 as the result of the full merger of two of the most traditional law firms in Bolivia, Bufete Aguirre Soc. Civ. and Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa Soc. Civ. The merger constitutes the first precedent of a law firm merger in the country, aiming to an integral provision of high quality and specialized services in all areas of the law.

A shared commitment to professional excellence and ethical principles, allows the firm to have a strong structure and a comprehensive team to continue providing such services to its clients.

The members of the firm have participated over time in some of the most important investment and development projects in Bolivia, from corporate, tax and labor structuring, national and international contractual relationships, of private or public nature, economic and financial operations, infrastructure projects and many others, to advice in corporate management and participation in boards of directors and control bodies. Its partners have also participated in the drafting of different laws and regulations, such as the Commercial Code, the Central Bank Law, the Securities Market Law, the Mining Law, the Investments Law, the Conciliation and Arbitration Law, and several other legal regulations.

About BAQSN:
BAQSN is formed by a team of lawyers trained in some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. BAQSN provides specialized professional services in both traditional areas, such as corporate, M&A and commercial law, mining, energy, hydrocarbons, tax and labor, as well as in other specific areas of regulated activities in financial and banking matters, telecommunications, industrial activities, construction, sales and distribution, public and state procurement, intellectual property, unfair competition, antitrust, compliance and consumer protection standards. BAQSN also provides advise on dispute resolution systems with experts in arbitration and conciliation. All areas of litigation are handled by experienced professionals in the area.

Expertise:

Administrative and Regulatory Law

Environment

Arbitration

Banking and Finance

Antitrust / competition

Compliance

Contracts

Corporate / M&A

Energy

Real Estate

Labour

Litigation

Mining

Intellectual Property

Telecoms

Tax

Estate and Family

 

Key Contacts

Managing Partner:

Edurardo Quintanilla Ballivian

+591 2279 9090
equintanilla@baqsn.bo

Senior Partner:

Fernando Aguirre

+591 22 776628
faguirre@baqsn.bo

Managing Partner:

Ignacio M Aguirre U

+591 22 776628
iaguirre@baqsn.bo

Senior Partner:

Santiago Nishizawa Takano
Snishizawa@baqsn.bo

Firm Rankings

Banking & Finance
Band 1

9.0

Corporate/M&A
Band 1

9.5

Dispute Resolution
Band 4

4.0

Energy & Natural Resources
Band 2

8.0

IP
Band 2

8.7

IP: Trademarks
Band 1

Labour & Employment
Band 3

7.3

Projects
Band 2

8.0

Real Estate
Band 4

4.0

Tax
Band 3

6.7

Lawyer Rankings

Ariel Morales Vasquez

Band Three

Dispute Resolution
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Carolina Aguirre

Band Three

Labour & Employment
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Eduardo Quintanilla Ballivián

Band Two

Corporate/M&A

Band Three

Banking & Finance
Energy & Natural Resources
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Fernando Aguirre

Eminent

Banking & Finance
Corporate/M&A
Energy & Natural Resources

Band One

Real Estate
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Gonzalo Prudencio

Band One

Tax
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Ignacio M Aguirre Urioste

Band One

Banking & Finance
Corporate/M&A

Band Two

Energy & Natural Resources
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Leonardo Azurduy Saunero

Band Three

Banking & Finance
Corporate/M&A
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Mauricio Torrico Galindo

Band Two

Tax
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Milenka Saavedra

Band Two

Tax
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Perla Koziner

Band One

IP
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Santiago Nishizawa Takano

Band One

Banking & Finance
Corporate/M&A

Band Two

Energy & Natural Resources
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