Team Leader, UruguayJuan Federico Fischeruruguay@laborlawplus.com

24 years of experience in labor and employment law.

Other Areas of Practice:

  • Corporate law
  • Business contracts law

Professional  Experience: 

  • Managing Partner, Fischer & Schickendantz, 2009 - Present 
  • LVM Attorneys at Law, 1995-2009 


  • Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management , M.B.A., 2002
  • Catholic University’s School of Law, 1995

Languages : Spanish, English, French

Professional Memberships: 

  • Uruguay Bar Association
  • International Bar Association 
  • Center for International Legal Studies

Publications /Conferences/ Lectures : 

  • Lectures globally on foreign investment conditions in Uruguay, and is a permanent source on investment conditions in Uruguay to international publications
  • Recent interviews include:The New York Times, New Wire Investor, The International Herald Tribune, BBC 



Our affiliate is one of Uruguay’s leading law and foreign investment advisory and law firms advice firms, with lawyers working regularly in all major business and labor law practice areas involved in investing in and doing business in Uruguay. The firm provides accounting and tax advice services, making it a one-stop firm for a foreign client’s advice needs. The firm represents numerous multinational companies and many of Uruguay’s largest companies. Each of the firm’s attorneys has extensive international experience, having graduated from top law and business schools worldwide.

Labor and Employment Practice: 

The team’s attorneys advise clients on complex labor issues as well as standard industrial concerns. The team have the capacity to provide advice and counsel on any labor law issue, including subcontracting and outsourcing, payroll taxes and benefits, and due diligence in company acquisitions, among many other specialties. The partners also advise on and oversee multi-country employee contracting across the LATAM region. 

The Plus - Business Law Capacity:

The team in Uruguay has an international reputation for providing a comprehensive range of business law services to local and international clients. The team can answer questions in all business law practice areas, specializing in real estate, banking, offshore corporations, and insurance, among many other areas. They can also advise companies on business immigration, and have experience helping employees obtain work permits and visas. 

Our affiliate represents domestic and multinational corporations across a variety of industry sectors, including entertainment, consumer products banking, the hotel industry, and media. Representative clients include Cargill, Ferrero, Honeywell, Investcorp, Tetra-Pak, Twentieth Century Fox, UBS Warburg and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, among many others. 

Key Facts:

  • Location: Montevideo
  • Size: 5 Partners, 21 Associates
  • Business Law Practice Areas: Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Civil Law, Banking and Financial Markets Law, Intellectual Property,  Real Estate, Offshore Corporations, Residence and Immigration, Administrative Law, Tax Law, and Litigation, among other areas.


  • Managing Partner featured in The New York Times, BBC and International Herald-Tribune. 

Contact: uruguay@laborlawplus.com