Argentine law firm Estudio Bunge announces new partner additions
Argentine law firm Bunge, Smith & Luchia Puig (Estudio Bunge) has named four new partners, Agustín C. Bunge, Juan Cornejo, Pedro Menendez San Martín and Silvia Ludtke.
With these appointments, the firm will strengthen its growth in the areas of litigation and arbitration, insolvency proceedings, restructurings, maritime, commercial, corporate, banking and financial law, as well as in M&A and venture capital.
“We are proud that three of our associates have shown their merits so that they be accepted to join us as partners, strengthening our team and our practice areas,” founding partner Diego César Bunge said regarding the promotions.
“These promotions reflect our commitment to our associates’ growth. Likewise, we give a warm welcome to Pedro Menendez San Martín, being sure that his incorporation as a partner will add value to our law firm.
Agustín C. Bunge focuses on business, banking and financial laws, and advises local and international companies in civil and commercial contracts matters, on corporate law, corporate governance, M&A operations, banking and financial law.
Prior to joining Estudio Bunge, he was a foreign associate at Squire Sanders (now Squire Patton Boggs) in Washington, DC and Miami, between 2013- 14, and worked for The Bank of Nova Scotia in Mexico from 2014-18. He serves as a member of board of directors of various Argentine companies and as a legal representative of foreign companies operating in Argentina.
Juan Cornejo joined Estudio Bunge in 2009 and his practice areas are civil and commercial litigations, arbitration, bankruptcy and insolvency procedures. He provides advice to surety insurance companies in judicial disputes and arbitration, as well as to governmental entities at the national and provincial level.
For his part, Pedro Menendez San Martín is a business lawyer with broad experience in transactional matters as an M&A expert, advising private equity funds and on corporate finance and venture capital transactions.
His work includes matters such as corporate law, corporate governance and, and works across a variety of industries, including retail, the food industry, agribusiness, shipping and logistics.
Silvia Ludtke assesses national and international companies mainly in the commercial, contractual and corporate fields of law. Prior to joining Estudio Bunge she worked as an in-house legal manager for Faraday.
Silvia obtained her law degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 2005, and holds a master’s degree in commercial and corporate law from the same university.
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