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Tufiño y Villegas

La Paz

  • Calle Jauregui 2248, Piso 6
  • La Paz
  • Bolivia

Corporate/Commercial - Bolivia

THE FIRM This firm is most celebrated for its tax expertise, but it also covers a plethora of commercial and corporate matters. A formidable domestic and international clientele is made up of names from the pharmaceutical, banking and construction sectors. Recent work highlights include advising Finning Bolivia on an M&A transaction. Other clients include Telecel and Accor.

KEY INDIVIDUALS José Luis Tufiño is the go-to person at the firm for corporate matters.

Tax - Bolivia

THE FIRM This tax team of five is at the forefront of the Bolivian tax market and frequently handles some sophisticated tax matters for its national and international clients. By way of example, the team has recently assisted Archer DLS and Servicios Petroleros Marlin in a number of administrative tax lawsuits. In another notable case it represented Tigo before the court regarding the recovery of overpaid tax. The team handles matters for clients from a range of industries, including oil and energy, aviation and agriculture. Representative names include Petrobras, Cobra, BG Group and Banco Unión.

Sources say: "The team shows great responsiveness, commitment and excellent interpersonal skills."

KEY INDIVIDUALS José Luis Tufiño earns acclaim for his superb tax knowledge, deep experience and results-oriented approach. He was the lead partner on the firm's representation of Tigo.

Clients appreciate Álvaro Villegas's tailored client service and specialist tax knowledge. He recently led the firm's defence of Archer DLS and Servicios Petroleros Marlin.