Uruguayan law firm Brum Costa has announced the promotion of María Paula Garat Delgado to partner, and who will head the firm’s public law department and lead its counsel and litigation team in areas of constitutional, administrative and tax laws.
Garat, who has been with the firm since 2010, holds a PhD in constitutional law and is a professor in financial law at the Universidad Católica del Uruguay.
“We are proud to announce her promotion to partner, in recognition of her professional excellence, and which is part of the firm’s consolidation as one of the most prestigious in the country,” the law firm said in a statement.
Garat has ample experience analysis as well as corporate, regulatory and tax advice, especially in the practical application of tax provisions, providing assistance to clients in their dealings with the tax authorities, and has represented clients in both administrative and tax proceedings.
Her experience includes antitrust and sanctioning procedures, and she has achieved successful outcomes in cases before the Supreme Court of Justice, and has participated in arbitration proceedings.
She also has extensive experience in regulatory advice to clients operating in various sectors, as well as in bidding processes, state purchases and public-private contracts.
Brum Costa is a boutique law firm providing legal services to local and overseas companies requiring personalized advisory services in the banking and compliance, commercial, labor, tax, civil and administrative law areas, and also specializes in customized consultancy services in the management of financial risk and compliance, regulatory advice on banking and financial issues and on the prevention of money laundering, among other issues.