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Our firm

Bercún Law Firm was founded by Dr. Alberto A. Bercún in 1948.
In 1972, Dr. Eduardo H. Bercún joined the firm as a partner. At present, he is the Managing Partner of the firm.
Dr. Adriana F.E. Habibo, Dr. Gisela Paula Beltrame and Dr. Laura Rozental have been associates since 2012.

Bercún Law Firm is lead by the Managing partner, his associates and a staff of highly qualified professionals with expertise in each specialty area.
We provide a personalized service to each client by establishing a solid relationship with them. We aim at providing a service in which responsibility, excellence and efficiency are ensured.
We engage in our clients´ matters, creating a special synergy and delivering timely advice and attention.
We boast of our ownership model, which allows us to offer our clients qualified advice from talented professionals who analyze, focus, and resolve practical legal matters in a prompt and convenient way.
Regarding our expertise in corporate law, we supervise all legal implications from the multiple viewpoints of a corporation.

Due to the development of technology, communications and globalization, we are able to resolve legal matters immediately. We pride ourselves in permanently keeping up with the latest technological equipment.
As a full service law firm, we deliver a wide range of legal services in general corporate, companies law, contract law, financial law, banking law, mergers & acquisitions, capital market, crisis and debt restructuring, trademarks and patents, industrial property and copyright, whether in or out of court, bankruptcy, labor law, tax law, intellectual property, consumers rights, antitrust regulation, foreign trade, customs law and environmental law, among others.
Furthermore, the importance of our Civil Law Department specialized in all areas and subjects is remarkable–individuals, obligations, contracts, family, succession, joint ownership, horizontal property, among others-, as well as the Counseling and Advising Department in E- Commerce and other technological matters.

Our professionals foster their cultural development and on a regular basis, they attend Congresses, Trainings and workshops delivering speeches and presentations, in this way they keep up with new regulations, case law and market dynamics.
We have vast experience with multinational and small and medium sized companies within our country, as well as with other Mercosur countries, US, Europe and Asia.
We are in partnership with the major bureaus in Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador, US (New York and Miami), Spain, Italy and Israel.
We have a partnership agreement with a very prestigious Bureau, based in both Argentina and overseas, specialized in Accounting and Tax Audits.

For all these reasons, we can state that since its beginning Bercún Law Firm meets our clients´ requirements and maintains the high standards of quality, responsibility and efficiency.”

Founder


This website is dedicated to Dr. Alberto A. Bercún, founder of Bercún Law Firm over 66 years ago. In spite of his physical disappearance, his ideas, ethical values, teachings and advice will remain with us. We remember him with love and dedicate this website to him.

Our Staff

Miembros del Estudio Bercun Abogados

Our firm is composed of a team of highly experienced professionals specialized in a broad range of sectors.


Administrative Staff

Profile

  • Legal counselling
  • Statutory audit
  • Legal advice
  • Court cases
  • Negociations
  • Contracts
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Projects analysis
  • Financial advice and counselling
  • IT advice and counselling
  • Financing
  • Companies restructuring
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Areas of practice

  • Litigations.
  • Alternative dispute resolution.
    • Mediation.
    • Domestic and international arbitration.
  • Corporate Law.
    • Companies.
    • Contracts.
    • Mergers & Acquisitions.
    • Capital markets.
    • Crisis and debt restructuring.
    • Foreign investments.
    • Due diligence.
    • Others.
  • Commercial Law.
  • Bankruptcy Law.
  • Banking and financial Law.
  • Consumer protection and Fair trade.
  • Individual and collective Labor Law.
  • Civil Law.
    • Contracts.
    • Family.
    • Estate and Succession.
    • Joint ownership.
    • Horizontal property.
    • Real rights.
    • Others.
  • Administrative Law.
  • Trademarks, patents, Industrial and Intellectual property and Copyrights.
  • Trademarks, patents, Industrial and Intellectual property and Copyrights.
  • Customs Law.
  • Tax Law.
  • Criminal Law and Economic Criminal Law.

Counselors

  • Tax Law: Dr. Raúl Gutman
  • Criminal Law: Dr. Juan Carlos Palacios
  • Criminal Law: Dr. José María Orgeria
  • Criminal and Federal Law: Dr. Jorge Sandro
  • Administrative Law: Dr. Pedro Aberastury
  • Customs and Mercosur Law: Dr. Gustavo Zunino

Correspondents

Buenos Aires

QUILMES: Dr. Liliana Parodi
SAN NICOLÁS: Dr. José Gutiérrez

Interior of the country

BAHÍA BLANCA: Diego Duprat
CHACO: Dr. Carlos Chiapello
ENTRE RÍOS: Dr. Carlos Emilio Moro
JUJUY: Dr. Carlos Ramos; Dra. Hebe Meyer
MENDOZA: Dr. Daniel Grzona; Fernando Pérez Hualde; Elías Gustavo Mansur
ROSARIO: Dra. Verónica Accinelli; Lilian Louys
SALTA: Dr. Matías Sanz Navanguez; Dr. Sergio Alvarado
SAN JUAN: Dr. Lucio Pérez; Dr. Carlos Alfredo Vargas Hidalgo
S. M. de TUCUMÁN: Dr. O. Agustín Arca; Dr. Ricardo León Rougés; Dra. Celina Zanoni; Martín E. Abdala

Other countries

AMSTERDAM
  Shibolet; Yisraeli Roberts; Yerushalmi; Zisman & Holender

BRASIL
-  SAO PABLO: Pedro Soares Maciel; Barretto Ferreira – Kujawski – Branchen e Gonçalves - Sociedad de Advogados; Milniteky Advogados Associados

DOMINICANA
  Alick Lawrence C.

EE.UU
-  LOS ANGELES: Jordan L. Lurie
-  NEW YORK: Silvia Bocatti; Gleason Koatz LLP; Braverman Warfield LLP; Henry Saint Dahl
-  MIAMI: Alan Marcus; Hanz Burgos; Henry Saint Dahl
-  VIRGINIA: Henry Saint Dahl
-  WASHINGTON: Henry Saint Dahl

ESPAÑA
  S. Javier Rodríguez de la Flor

ISRAEL
  Shibolet; Yisraeli Roberts; Yerushalmi; Zisman & Holender

PANAMÁ
  Ballard of Baward; Dr. Ricardo Vargas

Technology

Bercún – Law Firm is recognized for being at the forefront of technology for the services it provides.

In 1981, Bercún Law Firm was the first one in Argentina to install a computers network with its own custom software and control systems. At present, this methodology is still implemented.

Nowadays, its cutting-edge technological equipment allows its professionals to provide a dynamic and modern service to the clients.

Furthermore, several services via web will be shortly introduced to facilitate communication and the flow of information with our clients.

Human Resources

Bercún – Law Firm is in constant growth and hires new professional and law students with a strong vocation, able to work in groups and willing to grow up and face new challenges.

You can attach your CV below to be taken into consideration for future openings.


Partnerships


Bercún – Law firm is looking for Law Firms, Accounting Firms and Financial or financing Companies to create partnerships, mutual cooperation agreements and foster collaboration all over the world.

In case you or your company or law firm may be interested in this kind of relationship, please contact us to our e-mail address estudio@bercun.com

Remember to provide details such as your location, profession and area of expertise.

Newsletter

Publications

Contact details


Cerrito 520 - 3º Piso CP 1010
Ciudad Autónoma de Bs. As. - Argentina

Tel/Fax: (011) 4382 3006

Email: estudio@bercun.com.ar
Web: www.bercun.com.ar

Dr. Eduardo H. Bercún

Dr. Eduardo H. Bercun - Estudio Bercun AbogadosHe was born in the City of Buenos Aires in 1950.
After finishing primary school at Escuela Juan Martín de Pueyrredón in 1962, he attended Escuela Superior de Comercio “Carlos Pellegrini”, dependant on the UBA (National University of Buenos Aires), where he obtained the High School degree with accounting specialization in 1967.
In 1968, he started his studies at the School of Law and Social Sciences from UBA, where he graduated as a lawyer in 1972.
He has been the main partner of Bercún – Lawyers since the 27th of December of 1972. The law firm was founded by his father Dr. Alberto A. Bercún in 1948.
Counselor and Legal Auditor in companies, he specializes in corporate, companies, bankruptcy, contractual, labor and technological law.

Trainings – Post-graduate courses

  • • Assistant Professor in Legal Practice II under the direction of Dr. Leonardo J. Areal (2/21972 – 27/12/1972).
  • • Assistant Professor in Civil Law II under the direction of Dr. Héctor María Negri (27/12/1972- 30/06/1974).
  • • Buenos Aires, 1974, “Employment contract (Act 20.744)” organized by the Public Bar Association of the city of Buenos Aires and by the Argentinean Association of Employment Law.
  • • Buenos Aires, 1980, “The Commercial Reorganization Proceedings: substantive and procedure aspects”, organized by the Public Bar Association of the city of Buenos Aires.
  • • La Plata, 1981, “Round table discussion on inflation and the dollar”, organized by the Argentine Notarial University.
  • • La Plata, 1982, “Interdisciplinary Seminar on Companies”: Present and Future of the Act 19.550 after ten years of applicability” organized by the Commercial Law Institute.
  • • Buenos Aires, 1988, “Corporate Disputes” organized by The Association of Lawyers of Buenos Aires.
  • • Buenos Aires, 1994, “New bankruptcy bill”, organized by The Association of Lawyers of Buenos Aires.
  • • Buenos Aires, 1994, “Training day on the critical analysis of the bankruptcy law reform”, by the studies centre, organized by the Foundation for the Research and Development of Academic Law Sciences.
  • • Buenos Aires, 1995, “New Bankruptcy Law” The Association of Lawyers of Buenos Aires.
  • • Buenos Aires, 1997, “Commercial contracting: topical issues” organized by the Association of Lawyers of Buenos Aires.
  • • Mar del Plata, 1997, “III Argentine Congress on Bankruptcy Law and I Ibero - American Congress on Insolvency”, organized by the Argentine Notarial University.
  • • San Martín de los Andes, Province of Neuquén, 1998, “VI National Training day on commercial law , Small and Medium Sized Companies in Mercosur – Company, Contractual, Bankruptcy and International aspects”, organized by the Public Bar Association and the Procurement of Neuquén jointly with the Commercial Law Institute of the Bar Association of Neuquén.
  • • Buenos Aires, 1999, “Seminar on the 24.522 Bankruptcy Law”, organized by the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • Buenos Aires, March- June 2001, “Rights to Telecommunication and Broadcasting”, organized by La Ley.
  • • Buenos Aires, 2001, “National Training Day on Bankruptcy Law”, organized by Austral University Law School.
  • • Buenos Aires, 2002, “Seminar on the Act 25.561 of Economic Emergency and the Exchange Regime Reform”, organized by the Argentine Notarial University.
  • • Mar del Plata, 2003, “V Argentine Congress on Bankruptcy Legislation and III Ibero-American Congress on Insolvency”, organized by the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • Mar del Plata, 2004, “IV Annual Seminar on critical analysis of Jurisprudence, Doctrine and Strategies for Companies”, organized by the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • Buenos Aires, 2004, “Strategies to enter the Financial System II”, organized by Deloitte& Touche Corporate Finance S.A.
  • • Buenos Aires, 2005, “Course of Presentation and Analysis of the draft of the Companies Act”, organized jointly by the Argentine Notarial University and the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • Bahía Blanca, 2006: “XII Training Day on Commercial Law in the Argentine Republic”, organized by the Institute of Commercial Law of the Bar Association of Bahía Blanca, the National University from the South – Law Department and the Institute of Economic Law Isaac Halperín from the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • La Falda- Córdoba, 2007, “Preparatory Training Day of the X Argentine Congress on Companies Law and the VI Ibero-American Congress on Companies Law”, organized by the Association of Commercial Law, the University of Business and Social Sciences UCES and the Association of Business Managers.
  • • Buenos Aires, 2007, “I International Training Day on Conflicts Prevention in Closed Corporations”, organized by the University of Buenos Aires, Law School, department of Commercial and Business Law.
  • • Mar del Plata, 2007, “VIII Annual Seminar on Critical Analysis of Jurisprudence, Doctrine and Bankruptcy Strategies”, organized by the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • Mar del Plata, 2008, “VI Annual Seminar on Update, Critical analysis, Jurisprudence, Doctrine and Strategies for Companies”, organized by the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • San Nicolás, 2008, “ XV Training Day on Commercial Law in the Argentine Republic”, organized by the Business Institute of the National Academy of Law and Social Sciences of Cordoba, Isaac Halperín Institute from the Foundation of Law Research and Development and the Argentine Institute of Commercial Law.
  • • Mar del Plata, 2009, “VII Annual Bankruptcy Seminar on update, Critical Analysis of Jurisprudence, Doctrine and Strategies”, organized by the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • Mar del Plata, 2010, “X Annual Seminar on Update, Critical Analysis of Jurisprudence, Doctrine and Strategies, organized by the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • Mar del Plata, 2011, “Annual Seminar on Update, Critical Analysis of Jurisprudence, Doctrine and Companies and Bankruptcy Strategies”, organized by the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • Colonia - Uruguay, 2011, “First Argentine-Uruguayan Update Courses on Business Companies and Trusts”.
  • • Mar del Plata, Province of Buenos Aires, 2012, “First National Congress of Analysis and Discussion about the new draft civil code”, organized by the Foundation of Law Research and Development.
  • • San Rafael, Mendoza, 2012, “VI Argentine- Spanish Congress on Commercial Law” organized the Foundation of Law Research and Development and the University of Valencia.

Professional Performance

Dr. Eduardo Héctor Bercún has devoted almost his entire life to the development of his profession. As Director of Estudio Bercún – Lawyers, he leads the firm together with top level professionals with a long career path within the firm. His expertise in Corporate Law – companies´ law – comprises all sectors related to this specialization – Corporate Law, Bankruptcy Law, Contractual Law, Labor Law and Technological Law.
He is actively involved in the legal advising of companies.
Even though he has concentrated his activity on the firm he manages in Argentina, he has successfully integrated his firm with law firms from different countries such as United States, England, Spain, Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Uruguay, Chile, among others, and also entered cooperation and partnership agreements.
He is an advisor to countless major companies, both national and international, and represents many of them.
He participates actively in Mergers & Acquisitions of National and International Companies - in the trading, contractual and due diligence stages.
He is also engaged in the process of preparing companies to make them quote in the different Stock Markets (Argentina, New York and London). He has been appointed as Arbitrator – Arbitrator and amiable compositeur in conflict resolution.
He participates in the resolution of all kind of conflicts within the company.
He intervenes in the resolution of corporate crisis, both extrajudicially through private agreements and /or through Extrajudicial Preventive Settlements (EPS), as in bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings.

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