About Héctor Ferreira and Hughes & Hughes
HECTOR FERREIRA is a member of the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Uruguayan Bar Association. He received an LL.M. from the University of California (Davis, CA, USA) (2008). He received his JD from the Catholic University of Uruguay, and has been a member of Hughes & Hughes since 1999. He was also a Foreign Associate with the San Francisco law firm, Schinner Law Group, during 2008 and 2009. Mr. Ferreira is an Associate Professor of Commercial Law at the Catholic University of Uruguay and University of Uruguay and is author and co-author of several articles and chapters such as the Uruguayan Chapters of “Company Formation” and “Mergers & Acquisitions: A Practical Global Guide”, Globe Business Publishing Ltd. London, UK. Mr. Ferreira has extensive experience assisting international and national clients in corporate matters, M&A transactions and corporate dispute. He focuses his practice on corporate law, M&A, corporate reorganization and commercial dispute counseling. He speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish.
HUGHES & HUGHES is a prestigious law firm in Uruguay, widely respected for its solid experience in general corporate work and legal advice to foreign investors and multinational clients. Its respectability, reputation and leadership are based not only on the excellence of its legal work but also on its culture and the way its legal practice is conducted. The legal directory “Chambers & Partners” (2008) included HUGHES & HUGHES within Band 1 Corporate/Commercial (only three firms appear in this first position). The Firm acts as legal counsel at present and on a permanent basis to numerous national and multinational companies engaged in diverse fields such as oil, banking, chemical, aeronautics, energy, computers, distribution, photography, massive consumption products, laboratories, import and export, forestry, food products and services, construction and hotels. Most of the firm’s clientele is international. Partners and associates have significant expertise in their respective practice areas and most of them have studied and/or worked abroad.
Hughes & Hughes
25 de Mayo 455 2nd Floor, 11000 Montevideo, Uruguay
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