IP, Biotechnology & Trademarks & Patents

ZBV’s IP department is headed up by Carlos Castrillo. The department manages large portfolios of trademark and patent rights as well as copyrights. Our clients range from start-ups to small and medium sized to large international companies.

Our services include protection and management of intellectual property (copyright, patents, trademarks, domain names and trad…


Public Law

ZBV’s Public & Regulatory Law Area advises and represents national and international clients on a whole range of local Constitutional, Administrative and Regulatory Law matters. One of our main strengths lies in the deep knowledge not just of local laws and regulation but also of regulatory practice and custom, which we have developed over years of providing services to the most demanding clients on complex and innovative matters. This allows us…


Labour Law

As Head of the ZBV Labor Law department, of counsel Alejandro Mao strives to offer comprehensive legal counsel to companies in individual and collective matters, in a labor market characterized by a complex web of highly regulatory and dynamic rules.

He advises clients in planning, organizing and managing their labor force, providing legal representation and sponso…


Corporate Law

Partner María Laura Barbosa leads the Corporate Practice department since 2013. The department provides legal assistance in all corporate law matters. The main practice in the department is focused on the incorporation of local and foreign companies for being able to act in the country, following all the steps since the assessment in the drafting of the constitutional docume…


Tax Law

The Tax Dept. of ZBV led by partner Diego A. Embón, is responsible for the advice and tax planning as well as counselling, direction and procedural representation on contentious tax matters as well as social security. This Department offers advice on tax criminal matters as well.

1. Advice and Tax Planning

On this regard, the Dept. offers…

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Energy and Natural Resources

Partner Amalia Sáenz leads the Energy and Natural Resources practice, representing local and international energy, mining and oil & gas companies. Her background practice includes tenders process, acquisition of assets and their financing, joint ventures construction and operation agreements, in addition to most standard contracts and International Purchase Offers (IPO) rela…

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Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration

Led by Partners Carlos Angel M. Ferrario – former National Judge of First Instance on Commercial Matters of Buenos Aires, and permanent arbitrator of the General Arbitration Tribunal of the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange – Karina P. Kucky and Rodrigo Bustingorry, this Department offers advice to national and foreign customers – individuals and legal entities – in the solution o…

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Sports & Entertainment

The firms Sports and Entertainment team offers legal advice regarding all issues related to the organization, production, promotion and marketing of sports and entertainment events, contracts, including football transfers, management and sponsorships agreements, labour, tax, civil responsibility, regulation (permits and authorisations), governance and compliance, i…


Competition & Consumer Law

The firm offers analysis and advice to help clients comply with all antitrust and competition rules. The antitrust advice provided by the Firm includes also analysis about whether transactions are subject to merger clearance and filings when required. This team provides advice to clients on compliance with consumer regulations.

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Partner Pablo Vergara del Carril leads the Corporate/M&A department,which is highly regarded for its extensive expertise and experience on a wide range of transactions, representing sellers and buyers in many industry sectors. The firm represents local and international clients on day-to-day traditional corporate matters, in the due diligence process, planning, structuring,…

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Criminal Law

Headed by Alberto H. M. Gozzi, a senior lawyer with vast experience in criminal law, this department advises clients in judicial and extra-judicial matters and conflicts, focusing on crimes related to corporate activity.

Our professional services include:

– Preventive legal counsel in extra-judicial matters.
– Design and execution of trial s…

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Real Estate

The firm has a unique expertise in the real estate market, with 40 years’ experience advising developers and investors in projects that profoundly changed the way real estate transactions are carried out in Argentina.

The firm advises clients in all sub sectors: commercial developments, mix used developments, shopping centres, retail and s…

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Internal Investigations & Compliance

ZBV’s Internal Investigations and Compliance area offers its clients experience and proven capacity in three main areas: internal investigations; adoption of Compliance programs and compliance due diligence.

International firms and Compliance departments can count on us as the perfect local partner to carry out investigations related to FCPA and other foreign laws: we fully understand their goals, concerns and approach to work; in turn, we add value due to our in-depth knowledge of the culture, law, customs and practices of business and the public sector in Argentina…

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Capital Markets, Banking & Finance

Led by managing partner Carolina Zang, the Capital Markets, Banking & Finance department provides legal assistance in all aspects of domestic and international capital markets transactions, acting on behalf of the underwriter or the issuer. The firm represents one third of the most active and representative Argentinean issuers listed in the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange and fo…

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Insolvency, Restructuring and Distressed M&A

The Insolvency, restructuring and distressed M&A team regularly represents local and international clients in their insolvency matters. We advise lenders and debtors in their in and out of courts restructuring processes (including litigation, chapter 11 and bankruptcy proceedings), helping them to find innovative and cost-effective solutions.

We also represent our…

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Foreign Exchange Law Department

ZBV Foreign Exchange Law Department, led by partner Diego A. Embón, advises our clients on foreign exchange matters, providing legal support for the financial planning and international movement of foreign currency related to imports, exports and financing and investment operations. The professional team…


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