Local Partner Argentina
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Pedro is a highly qualified lawyer with more than 23 years of international experience in business and government relations. He is currently partner of an independent law firm in Buenos Aires, Argentina and represents AURIGON Advisors in this very special market. Prior to setting up his own law boutique, he worked in the London and New York offices of Alfaro Abogados, as Head of Legal at EDESUR, a public utility company and Head of Legal of the Government of Buenos Aires.

He is specialised in supervisory law and has enormous experience in dealing with companies operating in highly regulated and also political industries such as media, oil & gas and health care. In 2005 he was ranked one of Argentina’s Top Lawyers under 40 by the business magazine Apertura. His broad network within the public sector and his experience in common law (UK/US) and case law jurisdictions (Spain, Argentina) make him a first choice consultant dealing with complex re-/insurance matters not only in South-America.

Pedro has an outstanding academic background being Professor of Constitutional Law and Legal Theory at the Universidad Catolica in Buenos Aires since many years. He holds a diploma in English Law and awaits his LLB of BPP College in London, UK. He made his Master in Public Administration at Harvard University, Boston and a Master in European Community Law at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. A Master in Administrative Law was given by the Universidad Austral and his law degree (J.D.) by the Universidad de Buenos Aires, both Argentina.

Pedro is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and has basic knowledge of French.

Work Experience

2012 to date Representative of AURIGON Advisors AG in Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009 to date Partner of independent law firm in Buenos Aires, Argentina
2005 – 2009 UK Representative of Alfaro Abogados in London, UK
2001 – 2005 Independent law practice and external counsel of Alfaro Abogados, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1999 – 2001 Senior Associate at Alfaro Navarro in New York, US
1994 – 1999 Head of Legal (Electronic Concession Department) at EDESUR in Buenos Aires, Argentina
1992 – 1994 Head of Legal for the Government of Buenos Aires, Argentina
1989 – 1992 Associate at Demaria & Fernandez Cronenbold in Buenos Aires

Academic Background

2008 BPP College, London, UK – Diploma in English Law
1999 Harvard University – J.F. Kennedy School of Government, Boston – Master in Public Administration
1997 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain – Master in European Community Law
1994 Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, Argentina – Master in Administrative Law
1988 Law degree (J.D.) of Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Harvard Club of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires Bar Association