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JOSÉ A. MARTÍNEZ DE HOZ

Partner

Buenos Aires

(+54 11) 2150 9775


José combines an almost unique strength: he is recognized by the most prominent publications as a leading lawyer in oil and gas, project finance, and international arbitration and litigation.
LANGUAGES
Spanish, English and French.
 

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Illinois, United States of America
Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L.), 1982.

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Law Degree, 1980.

  • Founding partner of MHR | Martinez de Hoz & Rueda (Buenos Aires, 2018-present).
  • Legal Advisor to the Chamber of the Oil Industry and the Chamber of Argentine Oil Companies (Buenos Aires, 1996-present).
  • Founding partner of Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (Buenos Aires, 1991-2017).
  • Representative at the Chamber of the Oil Industry (Buenos Aires, 1986‑1992).
  • Partner at Klein & Mairal (Buenos Aires, 1991).
  • Associate at Klein & Mairal (Buenos Aires, 1981-1991).
  • ACADEMIA

    UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Professor in Postgraduate Course in Oil & Gas Law (2019-present).
    Professor in Postgraduate Course in Banking Law (1987).

    UNIVERSIDAD DE BUENOS AIRES, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Professor in Postgraduate Course in Oil & Gas Law (1995-2018).

    REVISTA ARGENTINA DE DERECHO DE LA ENERGÍA, HIDROCARBUROS Y MINERÍA (RADEHM), Editorial Ábaco, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Director (2014-present).

    Latest publications and events:

  • Conference organized by the Permanent Court of Arbitration, “Current developments in commercial arbitration in Argentina”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 4, 2021 (Zoom Meeting)..

  • Conference organized by AIPN, From Mexico to Argentina: Latin America at length, “The new midstream geography”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 6-8, 2019..

  • Panel organized by University of Buenos Aires, School of Law, 25 Years from Argentina’s ratification of the ICSID Convention, “Argentina at ICSID”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 28, 2019..

  • OffShore Conference Latin America 2019 organized by InforValue Consulting, “Offshore Oil and Gas Development in Argentina: An Investment Guide for International Companies”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 19, 2019..

  • XI Latinoamerican Arbitration Conference, CLA 2019, organized by Centre for Law, Economy and Politics Studies (CEDEP) on “Virtues and defects of the so-called “party appointed arbitrators”, Asunción, Paraguay, May 30-31, 2019..

  • Panel on “New Trends in Investment Arbitration; New Generation of BITs”; St. Andrew’s University, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 21, 2019..

  • Seminar organized by Thomson Reuters on “Sectorial Compliance: Energy and Public Procurement”, May 16, 2019, Buenos Aires, Argentina..

  • 10th. Annual Oil & Gas Conference organized by Latin Lawyer, “Regime changes and national oil companies (NOCs)”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 14, 2019..

  • First Work Shop on International Arbitration organized by AYAP (Argentine Young Arbitration Practitioners), “Winds of change in investments arbitration”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 2, 2019..

  • Abbreviated Arbitration Course ICC, organized by the Argentine Chapter of the Argentine Chamber of Commerce and Services, “The Arbitration Agreement”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 22 and 23, 2018..

  • Seminar organized by the Court of Arbitration, Argentine Chamber of Commerce (CEMARC) on Resolution of Disputes under PPP Law 27,328, “Resolution of Disputes under PPP Law 27,328”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2018..

  • Panelist at US Chapter Luncheon organized by AIPN, “Argentina: First Offshore E&P Tender Tests Pro-Investment Reforms”, Houston, Texas, USA, June 7, 2018..

  • Seminar organized by Argentine Chamber of Commerce and Services (CAC) and the Chamber of Conciliation and Arbitration of Sao Paulo, Brazil (CIESP/FIESP) on Commercial Arbitration and Public Administration in Argentina and Brazil, “Public Administration and Arbitration”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 23, 2018..

  • Latin Lawyer-GAR Live Arbitration Summit 2018, "Non signatories and Arbitration: the dilemma of enforcing arbitral awards against non-signatories and implications for contract-certainty“ Miami, USA, April 24, 2018.

  • Speaker at "Curso Abreviado de Arbitraje CCI" organized by the Aragentine Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce (Buenos Aires, November 2018). Topic: “El acuerdo arbitral".

  • Co-author of “Argentina" in "The Arbitration Review of the Americas" (Global Arbitration Review, 2018).

  • Speaker at arbitration seminar organized by Cámara de Mediación y Arbitraje Comercial (Buenos Aires, August 2018). Topic: “La solución de controversias en los contratos PPP".

  • Speaker at event on “Argentina: First Offshore E&P Tender Tests Pro-Investment Reforms” organized by Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (Houston, June 2018).

  • Co-author of “Compliance y responsabilidad penal empresaria en el sector energético” (La Ley, 2018).

  • Speaker at seminar on “El arbitraje comercial y la administración pública en Argentina y Brasil” organized by Cámara Argentina de Comercio y Servicios and Cámara de Conciliación y Mediación y Arbitraje de San Pablo (Buenos Aires, May 2018). Topic: “Administración Pública y Arbitraje".


  • PRACTICES

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