We are a Miami-based law firm of international scope and unparalleled capabilities in Latin America and the U.S.



A TRULY INTERNATIONAL THINKING LAW FIRM

Our team has an entrepreneurial spirit. We left “Big Law” to do fewer things better, focus on a small group of select clients and operate more efficiently, delivering our services at a lower overall cost. Our firm was named as a 2016 “Best Law Firm”-Tier 1 in Corporate law by U.S News & World Report. Recently we were also named as the “Best Corporate Law Firm of the Year”– 2016 by Finance Monthly.

Practice Areas

CORPORATE-M&A, VENTURE CAPITAL, PRIVATE EQUITY AND HEDGE FUNDS

We are a unique group of lawyers that understand what it takes to close a financing round of private placement and what it takes to negotiate and close an M&A transaction. We think like our clients.

Real Estate, Asset Protection and International Investments

We advise many international high net worth individuals, families and developers in a wide variety of real estate, asset protection and matters related to their international holdings.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We know how to resolve disputes in a business-savvy manner.  Our approach to litigation is strategic and pragmatic, always pursuing the client’s objectives effectively and efficiently.

We have built a forward thinking law firm designed to create long-term collaborative relationships with a select group of clients interested in the same. We were selected by US News & World Report Best Lawyers as a 2015 and 2016 Tier 1 Best Law Firm in three different specialties: Corporate Law, Derivatives and Futures Law, and Securitization and Structured Finance Law. A remarkable accomplishment for a firm of our size.

Finance Monthly Law Awards 2016

Winner in the category of-Corporate Law Firm of the Year -USA

US News 2016

We were selected by US News & World Report Best Lawyers as a 2016 Tier 1 Best Law Firm in three different specialties: Corporate Law, Derivatives and Futures Law, and Securitization and Structured Finance Law.

Best Law Firms

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers announce the 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Our firm was named as a 2015 “Best Law Firm” – Tier 1 in Corporate Law, Derivatives and Futures Law, and Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Chambers & Partners Global

Juan Pablo Cappello was ranked in 2015 by Chambers & Partners Global

ACQ5 Law Awards 2016

Corporate /M&A Lawyer of the Year, Juan Pablo Cappello, Best International Lawyer of the Year Jaime D. Guttman and Private Advising Group Capital Law Firm of the Year.

Overall Finance Law Firm of the Year -

Private Advising Group was the winner in the category of Finance Law firm of the year.

Super Lawyers 2016

Jason Stark was named in the Super Lawyers List for consecutive year.

Best Lawyers 2016

Juan Pablo Cappello was enrolled in the Best Lawyers List for year 2016.

Chambers & Partners Latin America 2015

Juan Pablo Cappello was ranked in 2015 by Chambers & Partners Latin America.

Super Lawyers 2015

Jaime D. Guttman awarded by Super Lawyers.

U.S. News & World Report

Private Advising Group awarded as one of 2015 Best Law Firms in the Corporate and Litigation practice areas.

Chambers Latin America

Our firm is a constant reference for Latin American transactions.

US (FL)- Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year

Winner in the category of Venture Capital Law Firm – US (FL) 2016.

Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Juan Pablo Cappello was recognized as: Juan Cappello, of Private Advising Group, P.A., has been selected to the 2016 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel
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Notable Remarks

Juan Pablo Cappello is “an extremely practical and solution-oriented deal maker.”   Chambers & Partners Global

Juan Pablo Cappello  named the Leading Lawyer of the Year in the Corporate/M&A (Latin America category at the ACQ 2013 Law Awards)   Lawyer of the Year

Latin Lawyer mentioned Private Advising Group as one of its visible members in the Latin-American legal community.
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