Diego Galante, Lawyer

Diego Galante


Diego Galante, Lawyer
Tel: (598) 2 7087172 2100
Email: [email protected]


Galante & Martins, Senior Partner and Managing Director.
Local and international lecturer.
IDB and WB International consultant.
Designated arbitrator in private arbitrations.
Professional Director of associated professional services enterprises and External Board Member of different enterprises and organizations.
Business and current affairs columnist for the media TV, Podcast & Radio. Author of technical works and books, such as “Marco Jurídico de las Nuevas Tecnologías” (2001), and other related Constitutional Law, International Law, Maritime Law, Technologies, Privatizations and Banking Law.
Member Board of Uruguay – United States Chamber of Commerce (Amcham), since 2013.
Vice President, Uruguayan Tennis Association (AUT), since 2012.
Winner of the World Bank Consultant award: “Doing business Report - Uruguayan Partner", 2008.
Awards: “Leading Lawyer 2013"; "Leading Lawyer 2014"; "Leading Lawyer 2015, 2016, 2017", "Highly regarded lawyer 2018, 2019" (IFLR1000 Euromoney).
"Doing Business" Contributor, World Bank Group, since 2009.
Personal blog: www.leyciudadana.com


Doctor in Law and Social Sciences, 1990, School of Law, University of the Republic, Uruguay.
Registered Agent of Intellectual Property, 1993.
High Management Master, PAD (Management Programme), 2005, IESE-IEEM, "Universidad de Montevideo" (UM).
International Private Law and International Politics Professor (University of the Republic), since 1990.
CIAT, International Taxation and Tax Cooperation, 2019.

Practice Areas

  • Stock Market
  • Energy
  • Fuels and Mining
  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate
  • Regulatory and Administration
  • distribution and Concessions
  • corporate and business planning


International Bar Association (IBA), Instituto Uruguayo de Derecho Marítimo (Uruguayan Institute of Maritime Law), Liga Marítima Uruguay (Maritime League), Uruguayan – British Chamber of Commerce, Uruguayan – American Chamber of Commerce, Uruguayan – Chinese - Indian Chamber of Commerce, AUT (Uruguayan Tennis Association).


¿More taxes?

Read the following blog opinion written by Diego Galante.   Ha renacido la idea, comunicada directamente por jerarcas del Gobierno, de buscar un nuevo incremento en las tasas de los impuestos directos que pagan los contribuyentes. Nos referimos a un posible aumento del IRPF o quizá en algunos otros impuestos directos (IRAE, Impuesto al Patrimonio, IASS). […]