Bolivian firms Bufete Aguirre and Quintanilla Soria & Nishizawa have merged to form Bufete Aguirre Quintanilla Soria & Nishizawa (BAQSN). The combined entity will have 22 lawyers, 16 in La Paz and six in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. 12 of these lawyers will be partners.

The firms had previously combined their IP practices in October 2017 to form Meliora IP SC - Intellectual Property Experts and Advisors. As a result of this move, Meliora will be merged into the combined firm.