The law firm was established in the 1970's by José Ignacio García Hamilton (1943-2009) & Salvador María Lozada.
Dr. José I. García Hamilton excelled on the field of journalism, academia and as a famous writer, being the author of multiple best-sellers. Dr. Lozada, also a prolific writer, is a former National Commercial Judge in the City Buenos Aires District, releasing court decisions in leading cases for Argentine caselaw.
The law firm holds a commercial law profile, with special focus on civil and labor law, representing both companies and individuals.
In 2008, Bernabe Garcia Hamilton & Pablo O. Berthtal are named Parters, aiming to give to the new GHB Abogados a corporate profile, but still with focus on the boutique law firm service, client-oriented.
Our moto is to serve individuals as if they were companies, and serve companies as if they were individuals.
In 2013, Off Counsel Dr. Eduardo R. Stordeur joins the law firm, being himself an experienced lawyer and a former National Commercial Judge in the City Buenos Aires District.
In 2015, Ramiro Weihmuller becomes new Partner, with more than 25 years of experience in leading firms in Argentina; Pablo Bergthal moves to Barcelona, Spain.
In 2018, Manuel Garcia Hamilton, Santiago D'Eramo & Vanesa Gianfelice become Partners and the law firm reclaims its mother name, GARCIA HAMILTON Abogados.
Lawyers with a remarkable career and vast experience in academia, provide excellent legal advise especially on labor, civil, commercial and contract law.
Honouring the legacy of Dr. José Ignacio García Hamilton, all members of the law firm, including Drs. Eduardo R. Stordeur, Bernabé García Hamilton & Pablo Iannello, have an important role in academia, with senior positions in undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
We provide advise on Law No. 27.401 on Corporate Criminal Liability by acts performed by individuals who reprensent companies. We give counsel to companies and organizations in order to abide the law and their internal corporate standards, with focus on compliance, corruption, anti money laundering, internal affairs and interaction with the competent authorities.
Draft, negotiation and review of agreements, including but not limited to sales agreements, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, stock purchase agreements, franchise, distribution, agency agreements, profesional services, consulting and outsourcing.
Legal advise; filings with the Competition National Comission and all competent authorities.
Legal advise on filings againts competent authorities. Assistance and advise to retailers.
Legal advise to companies and individuals; judicial and pre-judicial filings. We focus in the protection of labour rights.
Legal advise, filings against fiscal authorities. Tax planning.
Legal representation against the Argentine Courts of Justice on civil, commercial, tax and labour matters; class actions. Filings against national, provincial and municipal authorities. Administration and liquidation. National and International arbitration.
We have experience on complex real estate frameworks of any kind. Urban planning, administrative filings and authorisations, construction contracts, shopping centers, industrial zones, housing and office spaces. Build-to-suit, sale & lease back, ownership regulation, trusts, options and rights of use.
Registry and protection of trademarks; copyright; licensing agreements; "ambush marketing" protection; software protection, database. Pablo Iannello has expertise on start-ups and the law firm has a network of regional lawyers to protect intellectual property in all of Argentina.
Legal advise on company law. Filings with the Public Registry of Commerce. Company registrations under Argentine Law. M&As, joint venture, corporate restructuring. Legal due diligence.