Uría Menéndez recognised for its role in the defence of Repsol in relation to Argentina’s expropriation of YPF

Latin Lawyer names the Repsol vs. Argentina case Dispute Deal of the Year in Latin America

March 20, 2015

Uría Menéndez has been recognised for its role as counsel in the Dispute Deal of the Year in the 2015 edition of the Latin Lawyer Awards. With this recognition, Latin Lawyer, a prestigious legal publication focused on the Latin American market, rewards the Uría Menéndez team that coordinated Repsol’s defence in relation to the Argentinean government’s expropriation of YPF.

The award ceremony took place on 19 March in São Paulo and brought together a broad representation of both Latin American and international law firms with interests in the region.

Factors taken into consideration when deciding the winner included value, time frame, complexity, legal creativity shown, political and regulatory sensitivity and the number of jurisdictions affected by the deal.

Uría Menéndez is a leading law firm in the Ibero-American market with 16 offices located in the most important financial centres in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Founded in 1946, it has over 550 lawyers who advise on Spanish, Portuguese and EU law in business-related matters and cover the full spectrum of industry sectors.