Andersen Tax & Legal
Andersen Tax & Legal in Uruguay is a member firm of Andersen Global, an international association of member firms comprised of legal and tax professionals worldwide, with a presence globally across more than 160 locations in over 60 countries.
Our firm provides integrated legal and tax advice, adhering to the values associated with the Andersen name. With a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers, conveyance attorneys, MBAs, and tax accountants, we focus on providing a one-stop solution to corporate leaders and individual clients, both local and international.
As a full-service legal and tax firm, our practice is divided into four core units: Legal Practice, Tax & Accounting, Real Estate Conveyance and Corporate Immigration.
The firm’s Legal Practice division serves some of the main companies in Uruguay, including leading agribusiness enterprises, retail operations and global construction companies engaged in Uruguay’s privatization and infrastructure projects. The core of our Legal practice comprises business legal advice on all levels: corporate, contractual, labor and regulatory. With a strong litigation team, experienced in litigation and arbitration both locally and in foreign venues.
The firm’s Tax and Accounting division advises and serves hundreds of local and offshore companies, advises foreign investors setting up operations in Uruguay’s dozen tax-free trade zones, and engages in complex cross-border tax advice, both for businesses and individuals. We have strong expertise in Uruguay’s widely used tax-incentive schemes, transfer pricing and international tax structures.
Our Real Estate Conveyance practice has one of the largest departments of its kind in the market, with a team of bilingual conveyance attorneys, assisting businesses and individuals purchasing properties, developing commercial and residential real estate, and structuring farmland purchases and operations. Global publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and The New York Times, have repeatedly singled out the firm’s expertise in this area and rely on us as a source on market trends and investment regulation.
The Corporate Immigration practice is the market’s leading one in its field, providing companies and individuals relocating to Uruguay a comprehensive service. Interacting with our tax professionals, this division serves high net worth individuals requiring both legal residency and tax residency advice under one roof.
We are proud to have a culture of commitment to service and multi-disciplinary collaboration, setting up advisory teams with cross-discipline knowledge from the onset, to ensure our clients have all their needs met in an effective and innovative way. Many of our attorneys are members of Uruguay’s academic field, and regularly contribute to local and global legal, tax and business publications.
Our firm has been consistently recognized as one of Uruguay’s leading firms by companies and individuals doing business and investing in Uruguay.