Practice Areas

  • Banking Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Private International Law

María José Echinope

Senior Associate

María José Echinope is a Senior Associate Attorney of the firm. She specializes in counseling on Corporate Law, Commercial Law and Banking Law.
(T) +598 2916 1460 ext. 131  |
(F) +598 2916 3931
She provides comprehensive assistance and advice to financial intermediation entities regarding compliance with international, national and Central Bank regulations and in their participation in project finance transactions.

She advices clients in different transactions, both national and international and she assists corporate clients in the analysis and elaboration of agreements in Spanish and English.

She obtained her Law degree from University of Montevideo and obtained a Masters degree in Corporate Law from Austral University, Argentina.


  • University of Montevideo – Attorney at Law, 2011
  • Tax Incentives for investment – University of Montevideo, 2013
  • Master in Corporate Law – Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in process)


  • 2018 – Advisor for Banco Santander S.A. (Uruguay) regarding the financing of Cerro Grande wind farm.
  • 2015/18 – Advised International Banks (Santander, Intesa San Paolo and BBVA) in Project Finance of two 74MW solar energy photovoltaic power stations.


  • “¿Regular o no regular? Esa es la cuestión” (To Regulate or not to Regulate. That is the Question), published in Seis Grados, a weekly magazine of the local daily El Observador, 2012


  • English
  • Portuguese

Practice areas

  • Banking Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Private International Law