Mercedes Balado Bevilacqua

Founding and Managing Partner


Mercedes founded the firm in December 2012 after working for relevant national lawfirms, being partner of one for six years.

She graduated from Universidad de Buenos Aires with honors and holds a master on the Law School of the University of Connecticut, U.S.A. She has over 18 years experience in business consulting focused on labor and employment law nationally and internationally and human resource matters.

She is the only women who has been featured among the leading lawyers in her practice area by Legal 500 Latin America for the years 2012-2016, Chambers & Partners for the years 2010-2017 and Who’s Who Legal for the years 2015 and 2016 among the ten (10) most relevant lawyers in the area of Employment and Social Security Law.

Member of the Committee on Employment and Discrimination and Senior Newsletter Editor of the Labour and Employment Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).

She is also Coordinator of the Research and Study Commission for the Master in Employment Law of Universidad Austral. Mercedes is also a member of the Human Resources Committee of the Argentine-French Chamber of Commerce and of the “Marianne” Association, an organization created by the French Embassy that gathers the most relevant business women in Argentina and France.

Regularly, she contributes with articles to various academic publications and conferences as speaker and moderator for local and international organizations.



Singled out as "Leading individual"


Mercedes is a member of the Human Resources Committee of the French-Argentine Chamber of Commerce., and member of the Employment and Discrimination Commitee of the International Bar Association. She has been distinguished by the French Embassy as member of “Marianne”, an association of leading businesswomen in Argentina.




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