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FRANCISCO AMALLO

Partner

Buenos Aires

(+54 11) 2150 9782


Francisco is a lawyer specialized in international dispute settlement and international business law with experience in foreign investment, oil and gas, construction, international sale and transport of goods, sports, and general corporate and financial transactions.
LANGUAGES
Spanish, English, and Portuguese.
 
  • "Francisco Amallo at Martínez de Hoz & Rueda is 'a standout lawyer who produces top-quality work', according to sources. One respondent notes he 'understands clients and the arbitral process better than anyone else' while another says, 'He is my number-one pick in Argentina.'"

    Who's Who Legal 2019
  • “Up-and-coming individual Francisco Amallo is highly appreciated by clients, who highlight ‘the depth, rigour and creativity of his analysis, as well as his technical and strategic skill.’ Amallo routinely acts as party counsel in investor-state and commercial arbitration.”

    Chambers Latin America 2019
  • “Sources highlight up-and-coming partner Francisco Amallo as a highly driven professional, mentioning that he is ‘a very good lawyer’ who ‘works impressively well.’ Amallo advises on domestic and international commercial arbitration proceedings and also specialises in investment arbitration.”

    Chambers Latin America 2018

UNIVERSITÉ DE GENÈVE & L’INSTITUT DE HAUTES ÉTUDES, Geneva, Switzerland
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Dispute Settlement, 2010.

BUCERIUS LAW SCHOOL, Hamburg, Germany
International Exchange Program in Comparative and International Business Law, 2008.

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Economic Business Law, 2008.

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Law Degree, 2006.

  • Founding partner of MHR | Martinez de Hoz & Rueda (Buenos Aires, 2018-present).
  • Associate at Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (Buenos Aires, 2011-2017).
  • Trainee at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr (London, 2011).
  • Trainee at Shearman & Sterling (Paris, 2010).
  • Associate at Hope, Duggan & Silva (Buenos Aires, 2005-2008).
  • ACADEMIA

    UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Professor of Arbitration in Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Economic Business Law (2018-present).
  • Professor of Private International Law in Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Patrimonial Civil Law (2012-present).
  • Professor of International Arbitration in Law Degree (2012-present).
  • Professor of Private International Law in Law Degree (2007-present).

  • UNIVERSIDAD DEL SALVADOR, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Professor of Private International Law in Law Degree (2015-present).

    UNIVERSIDAD PRIVADA BOLIVIANA, La Paz, Bolivia
    Professor on Applicable Law in International Arbitration in Postgraduate Diploma in International Arbitration (2015).

    Latest publications and events:

  • Speaker at “Curso Abreviado de Arbitraje CCI” organized by ICC Argentina (Buenos Aires, November 2018). Topic: “Reconocimiento y ejecución de laudos”.

  • Speaker at conference on “Latin American Arbitration” organized by ICDR Y&I (London, October 2018). Topic: “Arbitrators and Judicial Courts”.

  • Speaker at conference on “Latin American Arbitration” organized by ICDR Y&I (Paris, October 2018). Topic: “Seats of Arbitration”.

  • Speaker at conference on “Confidencialidad y Transparencia en el Arbitraje Internacional” organized by ICC YAF (Cusco, May 2018). Topic: “Confidencialidad y transparencia en el arbitraje de inversiones.”

  • Speaker at “Jornadas sobre el procedimiento de arbitraje bajo el Reglamento CCI – Cuestiones prácticas” organized by Cámara Argentina de Comercio y Servicios and ICC Argentina (Buenos Aires, November 2017). Topic: “Técnicas para la conducción del arbitraje”.

  • Speaker at conference on “Toma de medidas cautelares en el Derecho Internacional Privado” organized by the Private International Law Institute of Colegio de Abogados de La Plata (Buenos Aires, November 2017). Topic: “Cuestiones prácticas sobre medidas cautelares internacionales”.
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    Practice area

    Arbitration & Litigation
    International Law
    Business Law
    Sports & Entertainment