Augusto Vechio is a partner at Beccar Varela. He co-leads the International Trade & Customs Department and is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. He joined the firm in 2003.

His practice areas include international trade, World Trade Organization rules (trade defense – dumping, safeguards, subsidies and countervailing measures and import licenses), Mercosur, execution of free trade agreements, export control & trade sanctions, antitrust (merger control and anticompetitive practices), unfair competition, consumer law and economic regulation.

Augusto obtained his Law degree from Universidad Católica Argentina (2004) and conducted post-graduate studies in Economic Administrative Law at the Universidad Católica Argentina (2005-2006).

He is a member of the Buenos Aires Bar Association, the International Bar Association (IBA), and chairman of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s International Trade Committee for 2022-2024.

Augusto has been recognized by Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, Leaders League and the International Law Office (Client Choice Awards 2013 and 2014).

He speaks Spanish and English.