The renowned publication Chambers and Partners awarded Beccar Varela with the Argentina Client Service Award and the Diversity & Inclusion: Environment and Sustainability Firm of the Year award on December 3rd, at the Chambers Latin America Awards 2021 ceremony, held at the Fontainebleau hotel in Miami Beach, United States.
The Argentina Client Service Award recognizes local law firms that have achieved excellence in customer service over the past year. Horacio E. Beccar Varela, the firm’s managing partner, thanked Chambers and clients “for having recognized our work in a difficult and unprecedented period, marked not only by the COVID-19 pandemic itself but also because of the multiple challenges it unleashed on the health, commercial, legal, labor, and personal level. We were forced to be resilient and, undoubtedly, the harmonious synergy of our attorneys and clients working together made it possible to successfully achieve our shared goals.”
With the Diversity & Inclusion: Environment and Sustainability Firm of the Year award, Chambers recognizes the firms of the region that over the last twelve months have demonstrated a strong commitment to the environment and sustainability, incorporating these values into their strategy and corporate culture. For the period under review, the publication highlighted that Beccar Varela developed “the Argentine chapters of the global reports on illegal wildlife trafficking for the ABA Rule of Law Initiative, and the world’s ocean acidity for the Ocean Foundation. Most significantly, they designed the structure of a trust for the Argentine Network of Municipalities against Climate Change, enabling various municipalities from provinces across Argentina to unite efforts for the joint development of social and environmental impact projects.” Fernanda Mierez, the leading partner of the firm’s Sustainability department, thanked Chambers “for this amazing award, and for including sustainability as a category. The world needs sustainability to be embedded in all our decisions, and we lawyers have an important role to play in this field. Today we celebrate that those actions are recognized. Thank you Chambers for motivating us to continue on this path.”