Pro Bono Testimonials: Building An Old People's Home In Balvanera

Author:Mr Gonzalo Fontana and Julia Anabel Sainz
Profession:Marval O'Farrell & Mairal

A little more than four years ago, the Community of the Servants of Jesus Charity (Comunidad de las Siervas de Jesús de la Caridad) asked Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal to provide legal counsel for a project they have: to build an old people's home in the Buenos Aires' neighborhood of Balvanera.

Like any other large project, professionals from different areas of our firm participated in drafting and making the follow-up of building contracts and service agreements of different kinds. More importantly, taking over the procedures related to a very important donation with assets located abroad that had to be repatriated via cedines. Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal also advised the Community regarding the customs clearance of a cargo with equipment destined for the home, and its registration and follow-up at the Financial Intelligence Unit (Unidad de Información Financiera).

The old people's home, located at Moreno 2235/45, Buenos Aires, has been recently...

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