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Public and Administrative Law

“The firm’s administrative law team has extensive knowledge and experience in this area, which is why they have very valuable know-how and, on the other hand, this quality allows them to find practical solutions to novel or exceptional situations’.”

Legal 500 - 2021


Our Public and Administrative Law department  is formed by highly qualified professionals with vast track record and experience in providing assistance, representation and legal counseling to domestic, provincial and international businesses, regarding the most varied relationships, of a contractual, regulated or extra-contractual nature, with the Government. 

We assist public utilities, corporations engaged in public-interest activities, toll-based public works concessionaires and businesses carrying out activities subject to strict regulation. Our clients come from a host of different industries, including the transportation, telecommunications, electricity, gas and oil, natural resources, health care, infrastructure and construction and pharmaceutical sectors.

We advise our clients on matters involving administrative and constitutional law, at a federal, provincial and local level. Our attorneys have extensive experience in matters of economic regulation, contract renegotiation processes and review of rates, bidding processes for major projects, public works and infrastructure concessions, public-private partnership agreements (PPP).

We represent our clients in a broad range of administrative proceedings before governmental agencies and national and provincial regulatory authorities as well as in lawsuits involving matters subject to public law and judicial review proceedings, collective actions and appeals before courts in the federal and provincial jurisdictionsderales y provinciales.


  • Reviewing and handling in court of cases involving matters that directly jeopardize the rights and guarantees enshrined in the Argentine Constitution and the international treaties having constitutional hierarchyCONSTITUTIONAL LAW
  • Bringing actions in court aimed at safeguarding constitutional guarantees, declaratory actions on the grounds of unconstitutionality, actions seeking declaratory relief, action to safeguard the right to public informationCONSTITUTIONAL LAW
  • Bringing actions in court aimed at safeguarding constitutional guarantees, declaratory actions on the grounds of unconstitutionality, actions seeking declaratory relief, action to safeguard the right to public informationCONSTITUTIONAL LAW
  • Assisting clients in proceedings before the Argentine Supreme Court of Justice: extraordinary appeals involving federal questions or arbitrariness, actions within the original jurisdiction of the Argentine Supreme Court of JusticePROCEEDINGS, CLAIMS, AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS
  • Administrative appeals to challenge administrative acts having direct legal impact on individuals subject to administrative lawPROCEEDINGS, CLAIMS, AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS
  • Administrative claims directly challenging administrative regulationsPROCEEDINGS, CLAIMS, AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS
  • Proceedings for imposition of sanctionsPROCEEDINGS, CLAIMS, AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS
  • Jurisdictional proceedings before regulatory entities of utilities or administrative courtsPROCEEDINGS, CLAIMS, AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS
  • Complaint for nullity or direct appeal challenging the validity of an administrative act or acts having general scopeCONTENTIOUS-ADMINISTRATIVE AND ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Complaint for damages against the National GovernmentCONTENTIOUS-ADMINISTRATIVE AND ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Precautionary measures against Public Administration authorities (provisional remedies intended to suspend the effects of administrative acts while administrative proceedings are underway [cautelares autónomas], mandatory injunctions and prohibitory injunctions)CONTENTIOUS-ADMINISTRATIVE AND ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Arbitration proceedings for violation of Treaties for Foreign Investment ProtectionCONTENTIOUS-ADMINISTRATIVE AND ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Assisting in processes for selecting government contractors, including public procurement processes on the initiative of Public Administration agencies, at a national, provincial or local level, and those financed by multilateral credit organizations (World Bank or Inter-American Development Bank)ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Reviewing the selection methodology adopted (public bidding, private bidding or direct award contracts)ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Filing for registration of biddersADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Interpreting tender documents and challenging clauses included in such documentationADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Challenging pre-selection, pre-awarding and/or awarding resolutionsADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Providing advice on and handling economic and/social infrastructure and/or services projects, through the so-called “Private Initiative Regime”..ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Assisting in matters from the execution until the expiration or termination date of public contractsADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Providing advice and assistance in challenging contractual administrative actsADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Assisting in matters involving performance of concession and license contracts for utilitiesADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Providing legal assistance throughout all the stages of the renegotiation processADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Advising clients on processes for the conveyance of title to government-owned assets (privatization processes)ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS
  • Infringements relating to works on public sidewalks and roadwaysURBAN PLANNING AND MUNICIPAL LAW
  • Authorization for making openings in public roadwaysURBAN PLANNING AND MUNICIPAL LAW
  • Installation of infrastructure and/or equipment (antennas, signage, advertising, etc.URBAN PLANNING AND MUNICIPAL LAW
  • Misdemeanor proceedings: penalties, reduction in imposed fines, answer to charges, offering of evidence and appealsURBAN PLANNING AND MUNICIPAL LAW

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