Senior Associate
Dr. Juan Andrés Urgoiti
Corporate . Restructuring . Distressed M&A .

Professional experience‍

Currently works in the new Restructuring Department and in the Corporate Department of the firm. Lawyer focused on advising the banking and financial sector; financial intermediation companies and credit administrators, in contractual, regulatory and litigation matters. His previous experience includes advising an international bank for twelve years on restructuring, bankruptcy and liquidation and asset recovery in and out of court. Likewise, he advised international bank and credit administration companies in all the lawsuits filed against them. At the same time, he advised important national and international business groups in commercial litigation matters. He has specialized in debt restructurings, portfolio sales, complex credit transactions, among others.

Academic experience

Doctor in Law graduated from Universidad de la República (2012)

Postgraduate degree in Finance - Universidad Católica, Argentina. (2023)

Diploma in Banking Law and Capital Markets - Universidad Austral, Argentina (2022)

Master in Business Law - Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Spain (2013)

Member of the Insolvency Law Commission of the CAU.


Un crédito no satisfecho fuera del concurso, ¿puede considerarse “adecuadamente” garantizado?, co-authored with Dr. Mariela Ruanova. Work published in "Estudios de Derecho Concursal Uruguayo"; Volume III; Year 2016; Universidad de Montevideo. Work cited by the Court of Appeals in Civil Matters of 2nd Shift in a judgment considered as Leading Case.

"Cheques y concursos- Critica a una solución legislativa" published in Estudio de Derecho Concursal Uruguayo, Year 2021; Universidad de Montevideo.

Has given lectures on debt restructuring and amendments to the usury law.LanguagesSpanish-English.