2015 marked the 75th Anniversary of this full service Bolivian nationwide specialized business law firm based in La Paz and with offices in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Founded in 1940 by Dr. Carlos Aguirre R. who practiced law for 50 years, of which he spent a year and a half as Justice of the Bolivian Supreme Court, the firm was reorganized and recognized by the La Paz Bar Association as a civil corporation in May of 1998. It has five partners, Fernando Aguirre B., Ignacio M. Aguirre U., Perla R. Koziner, M. Carolina Aguirre U. and Milenka Saavedra M.; and one Intellectual Property associate, Pilar Salazar G.
In a ceremony held on April 27th, 2015, in the city of Washington DC, Bufete Aguirre Soc. Civ was awarded with the Country Award (Bolivia) by Who is Who Legal. Also, in Honorific Session of the Municipal Council on July 16, 2015, the Autonomous Municipal Government of La Paz granted the recognition “Prócer Pedro Domingo Murillo in the grade of Civic Honor” to Bufete Aguirre Soc. Civ. on its 75th anniversary.
The firm’s practice areas include: Commercial, Corporate and Business Law, Banking and Finance Law, Labor Law, Tax Law, Civil Law, Administrative Law, Antitrust, Competition and Regulation, including services in the area of local and international Public Tenders, Mining, Energy and Hydrocarbons Law, Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, Litigation and local and international Arbitration. The firm also renders diverse services to non-profit organizations.
The firm is member of Globalaw, a non-exclusive network of around 115 independent law firms scattered around all regions of the globe gathering approx. 4.500 attorneys in 175 cities and considered as one of the main international networks of attorneys. The firm is also member of Globalmine, an international network of Globalaw firms acting as co-counsel. The firms work together to bring clients the unparalleled ability to manage large, sophisticated mining transactions.
The firm is “Partner Law Firm” of TRACE in Bolivia, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting anti-corruption practices worldwide.