The Firm


OLIVERA Abogados is a law firm providing comprehensive legal and notary advice and services to Uruguayan and international clients. The firm was founded in 1993 by current director Ricardo Olivera Garcia, professor of Commercial and Banking Law, Dean of the Law School of the University of Montevideo, international arbitrator, author of some of the most relevant commercial and financial national regulations passed in the last twenty years, consultant and advisor for the government and national and international companies, and one of the most prominent lawyers in Uruguay.

The Firm maintains a strong commitment to quality and excellence to render the best service to its clients, through a corporate and interdisciplinary team formed by a new generation of young and outstanding professionals, which combines the benefits of complementary specializations and skills and a personalized attention. The firm is a member of TerraLex, the renowned international network of law firms characterized for their quality service. This has positioned Olivera Abogados among the top law firms in Uruguay.

International outreach

Our firm and our lawyers have close relationships with some of the best law firms in the world and we maintain those bonds through an active participation on international organizations, such as the International Bar Association (IBA) and the International Fiscal Association (IFA) among many others, as well as on chambers of commerce and other institutions that foster invest and business opportunities.

OLIVERA Abogados is a member of TerraLex (, the prestigious network of independent law firms. Through this network our Firm maintains close bonds with the best practitioners all over the world, which ensures an international support with high professional standards for our clients.



To fulfill the needs of the clients that seek a comprehensive structured financing assistance and advisory service, we created created “MFP - Management Fiduciario y Profesional S.A.”

MFP is an independent company that offers trust management services. As a trustee, MFP provides services of administration and management of all kinds of assets in the form of real estate, management and guarantee trusts, etc. 

MFP is registered in the Central Bank of Uruguay as a Professional Trustee.


Pro Bono

OLIVERA Abogados, both as an institution and through each of its members, seeks to contribute to the social community by giving material support and rendering blue-chip legal
advice to individuals, institutions and endeavors with a relevant social impact,
that are aligned with the values of the Firm.

The Firm regularly supports educational, cultural, academic and health ventures.

Through collaboration and by rendering pro bono services our professionals not only fulfill a social commitment, but they also contribute to their own personal growth.

  • Legal 500- 2021
  • Chambers 2022 OA
  • IFLR 2021
  • Ranken Firm 2021
  • Latin Lawers 2020