Beccar Varela adds new partner

Argentine law firm Beccar Varela has announced the arrival of Manuel Frávega as head of its environmental law & climate change practice.

Posted Friday, February 11th 2022
Beccar Varela adds new partner

Manuel Frávega

Frávega has extensive experience in environmental law, environmental management, climate change, sustainability and administrative law. He has led environmental-law departments in large companies in the manufacturing, energy, engineering and construction sectors.

"The team is very excited about the arrival of Manuel who, in addition to being a talented professional with vast experience in environmental law, has an outstanding track-record in the public and private  sectors," said Horacio E. Beccar Varela, managing partner.

Beccar Varela’s latest partner is a graduate of the Universidad Católica Argentina, where he studied environmental law.. He has a master's degree in business law from the Universidad de San Andrés, a postgraduate degree in corporate and institutional affairs management from the Universidad Católica Argentina and a diploma in Circular Economy from the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional.

Prior to joining Beccar Varela, Frávega served as Regional Environmental Manager of Tenaris, a multinational steel subsidiary of the Techint Group, and as Undersecretary of Environmental Oversight and Assessment of the Provincial Agency for Sustainable Development in Buenos Aires.

"It is an honor to join Beccar Varela's outstanding team. I am very grateful to have been given this opportunity. With my passion for the environmental agenda and in line with the values that characterize the firm, I aspire to provide a service of excellence in tandem with all of the firm’s partners, addressing the needs of our clients on such a unique, growing and demanding issue in our country and in the region," said Frávega.

Founded in 1897, Beccar Varela is an Argentine law firm that advises national and international companies from diverse industries in all areas of corporate law. Its team is made up of more than 160 lawyers specialized in different areas of law.