Lucía Acosta

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Professional at Castellán Abogados

Areas of Practice

Economic Sectors




PhD in Law and Social Sciences, graduated from the University of the Republic. LL.M with emphasis in Conflict Resolution (Distinction), Queen Mary University of London (United Kingdom), 2018. Scholar of the QMUL Latin American Scholarship.

Her practice focuses on pre-litigation dispute negotiations as well as complex litigation and domestic and international arbitration, with extensive experience in Corporate, Civil and Commercial Law.

She participated in important international seminars on negotiation, mediation and arbitration, and in March 2018 she was chosen to participate in the 4th Annual Investment Conference of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

In corporate matters, she has extensive experience advising Uruguayan and foreign companies in their daily activities and projects, contributing to the development of international strategies.

Free Zones in Uruguay: A Key to Promoting Trade and Investment

A little over a month ago, the 100th anniversary of the entry into force of the first law on free zones in Uruguay was celebrated, whose objective was to stimulate trade and industry in the port area through tax benefits and exemptions user taxes.

Right to Be Forgotten: Ruling Recognizes Its Application in Uruguay

In today's digital age, one of the biggest challenges continues to be the protection of personal data and the right to privacy of individuals. The Internet stores innumerable personal data whose unlimited access, eventually, could affect the reputation, family or work life of people even years after its original publication.

By Decree No. 362/022 (dated November 8, 2022), modifications were introduced to the regime established for mobile (or vehicular) sources.