Office Address

Phone Number

+598 2916 0988

Fax Number

+598 2916 1003

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Hughes & Hughes

Main Office Address

25 de Mayo 455 2° piso
11000 Montevideo

Firm Phone Number

+598 2916 0988

Firm Fax Number

+598 2916 1003

Personal Background

Enrique Radmilovich is partner of Hughes & Hughes, specialized in Labour law and responsible for the Labour Department of the firm. Doctor in Law and Social Sciences at University of Uruguay School of Law; Academy of American and International Law - International and Comparative Law Center Southwestern Legal Foundation Dallas, Texas, US.

Dr Radmilovich permanently advises key companies in the forestry, hotel, food, construction, agriculture and chemical industries, among others, which are major employees in our market, in all type of labour issues, such as:

  1. drafting of labour contracts and labour handbooks at all levels; employees remuneration and benefits, labour planning and strategic employment, developing and implementing personnel policies, evaluation and special compensation mechanisms and incentive programs; retirements plans; developing sensitive personnel dismissal and severance packages and all sort of social security matters.
  2. advising companies in due diligence process analyzing different labour issues (eg. Due diligence performed during the M&A process of acquisition of Oy Metsa Botnia Ab´s operations in Uruguay by UPM –largest M&A deal held in Uruguay-; Due diligence performed during the M&A process of acquisition of Banco ACAC by BBVA Argentaria; Due diligence performed during the bid for the acquisition of Afinidad AFAP by Prudential  Financial Inc.).
  3. litigation before the Labour Courts defending corporate clients with outstanding success, having managed the Department a percentage of favorable outcomes that reaches 95% of all trials.
  4. Active participation in the execution of collective agreements and complex collective negotiations with unions before the Ministry of Labour.

Former Honorary Assistant Professor, Labor Law. Member of the Uruguayan Bar Association, Academy of American and International Law Alumni Association, recommended by Chambers Latin America as Leading individual.

Member of the Board of Directors of the Uruguayan Nordic Chamber of Commerce and member of the Fiscal Commission of the Uruguay Australia Chamber of Commerce.

His opinion in respect with different labour topics are constantly being requested or referred to in the media.

Firm Background

Founded just before the beginning of the 20th century, Hughes & Hughes, faithful to its commitment, faces the challenges of this fast moving world with a modern, updated, and efficient organization.

These attributes have allowed us to become not only one of the most reputable and respected law firms in Uruguay, a leader in advising multinational companies and certainly the firm with the longest track record in the market.  

The firm way of practicing law aims at enabling our clients devoting their time and efforts to developing their business without any concern about legal issues. The firm has had considerable growth during recent years and has successfully built on long-term expertise with a modern, sophisticated and practical approach to business.

To achieve this goal, we rely on high-quality personalized services, and fast and effective client communication. We are proud to know that our clients praise not only our efficiency but also their quick and easy access to our partners and associates.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Administrative Law and GoverNment ProcuremenT
  • Labor Law and Employment
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Taxation
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Mining
  • Forestry and Agribusiness
  • Environmental Law
  • Real Estate
  • Asset Recovery, Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Antitrust Law and Consumer Rights
  • Inmigration and Residence
  • Free Trade Zones and Industrial Parks
  • Telecommunications and Information Technologies
  • Mercosur and Foreign Trade
  • Accounting Outsourcing and Personnel Management
  • Intellectual Property

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