Office Address

Phone Number

(598) 2916 0988

Email Address

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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

Federico Gutierrez is a member of the Immigration Department and also of Labor Law and Social Security Department. He provides assistance on all aspects related to immigration, such as relocations, temporary legal residence and provisional identity document. He also advise our clients on how to obtain the Uruguayan citizenship, a foreign-party passport, etc. He represents our clients in individual employment conflicts at the administrative level before the Ministry of Labor and before Uruguayan courts. He also provides legal advice to domestic and foreign companies in employment and social security issues such as employment recruitment, remuneration policies, employee benefits, special working statutes, and other associated issues.

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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