Clara Porro is a member of the FERRERE Corporate and Commercial and Mergers and Acquisitions groups. She advises local and international companies on their day-to-day activities and on project development and foreign investment. She was previously a member of the firm’s Company Law area.
She has participated in high-profile foreign investment projects, as well as in local and international mergers and acquisitions. She recently assisted in representing Outfront Media in the acquisition by JCDecaux of its Latin American operations; Foresun Group, a Chinese company engaged in meat product processing and preparation, on the acquisition of meatpacking plants in Uruguay; and Ingener on the sale of one of its air conditioning business lines.
She regularly assists in advising local and international companies on their strategic and corporate matters, including Edenred, a leading firm in prepaid employee services; JCDecaux, a firm engaged in outdoor advertising; Fanacif, an automobile company; and Gurucargo, a start-up devoted to international transport technology development, among others.
Porro has also participated in government procurement projects, advising foreign companies planning to invest in Uruguay in public-private partnerships, as well as on public tenders.
She obtained her degree as attorney from Universidad de Montevideo (Uruguay) in 2016. She is currently an assistant instructor in Commercial Contract Law at Universidad de Montevideo.