Member Profile

Mr Javier Canosa TEP, Full Member i

Fully qualified practitioner with either more than 5 years’ industry experience or a STEP Diploma qualification and more than 2 years’ industry experience. Depicted by the TEP designation

Canosa Abogados
Montevideo 711
(4th Floor)
Buenos Aires

T: +54 11 5252 2462

Estate Planner / Tax Advisor / Trustee/Fiduciary / Legal Executive / Notary / Wealth Management / Corporate Administrator / Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Practice Area:
Charity formation/administration, Civil-law planning (incl foundations), Company formation/management, Compliance/regulation, Contentious trusts and estates, Cross-border estates, Dispute resolution, Elderly and vulnerable clients, Estate planning/administration, Family business, Family office, Insurance, Investment, Philanthropy, Private banking, Rural family, business and agriculture, Tax, Trust planning/administration, Wills and probate
STEP South America
Public Policy Committee, International Client SIG Steering Committee, South America Branch Committee
Special Interest Groups:
Business Families | Contentious Trusts and Estates | Cross-Border Estates | International Client

Javier Canosa is a partner at Canosa Abogados. Javier’s practice focuses in corporate law issues, tax issues and banking issues, advising both national and foreign companies and families and HNWI in various corporate matters, including investment vehicles, corporate management, directors’ duties and responsibilities, audits, risks’ detection and distribution, documents, policies and corporate contracts, and design and implementation of a suitable corporate form for each business.

Javier has vast experience in mergers and acquisition and the negotiation of commercial agreements. Javier has represented and advised several companies, including financial institutions, in corporate M&A, business development and real estate undertakings. Javier is experienced in claims before local and international arbitral courts

Javier is officer of the International Bar Association (IBA), American Bar Association (ABA) and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is regularly engaged in conferences of issues of related to his practice of those institutions. In addition, Javier collaborates with the World Bank and International Finance Corporation with their Doing Business report and has been engaged for speaking in World Bank conferences on issues related to his practice.

Javier teaches International Business Law at the Universidad de Buenos Aires since 2003 and he has published numerous articles in local and foreign publications.

Javier speaks fluent Spanish and English and he has a working knowledge of Portuguese, German, Italian and French.