Beatriz Spiess is a partner at Guyer & Regules. A notary public, she joined the firm in 2004 and specialises in structuring and financing of urban and rural real estate investments, assisting developers at all stages of their projects, the purchase, sale and lease of real estate properties for housing or commercial purposes and advising on the development of agribusinesses. Beatriz is part of the regulatory and environmental practice group and participates in due diligence processes, regulatory analysis and advice on compliance with permits and authorisations in various industries, energy projects and infrastructure projects. She has advised both sponsors and lenders in the purchase, sale and project financing of renewable energy projects, mainly photovoltaic and wind. She has advised oil and gas companies carrying exploration activities onshore and offshore within the Ronda Uruguay bids, in regulatory matters and easements. She has experience in mining, having advised national and international clients on mining easement processes, due diligence, lease and mortgages of mining permits and she completed the graduate course on mining law at the University of Uruguay in 2007.
As a professor, Beatriz delivers courses for the notarial graduate programme at the University of Montevideo on rural real estate, regulatory matters and mining and has delivered graduate courses on renewable energy at the Catholic University of Uruguay. She has been recognised for her experience in her area of practice by the international publications The Legal 500 Latin America and Chambers Latin America. Beatriz is also a certified English public translator, having graduated from the Law School of the University of the Republic (2001).