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TOMÁS LANARDONNE

Partner

Neuquén

(+54 11) 2150 9779 (int. 114)


Tomás is a transactional and regulatory lawyer with more than 10 years of experience in oil and gas, conventional and renewable energy, mining, and natural resources-related litigation and arbitration. He completed a masters degree in energy law and policy in the UK as a Chevening Scholar.
LANGUAGES
Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian.
 
  • “A client singles out Tomás Lanardonne as ‘one of the most enthusiastic, communicative, energetic lawyers that I have ever met. I am very impressed by his approach and willingness to please.’ He is well versed in in upstream, midstream and downstream projects.”

    Chambers Latin America 2019
  • “Up-and-coming partner Tomás Lanardonne is commended by market commentators for ‘his analytical skills and good work dedicated to oil and gas.’ His practice covers both transactional and regulatory energy mandates and he is also well versed in related litigation.”

    Chambers Latin America 2018

UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE, Dundee, Scotland
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Energy Law and Policy, cum laude, 2013.

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Postgraduate Program in Economic Administrative Law, 2010.

THE CENTER FOR AMERICAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, Dallas, United States of America
Program on American law and International law, 2010.

UNIVERSIDAD DE BUENOS AIRES, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Postgraduate Course in Oil and Gas Law, cum laude, 2007.

UNIVERSIDAD DE BUENOS AIRES, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Law Degree, cum laude, 2005.

  • Founding partner of MHR | Martinez de Hoz & Rueda (Buenos Aires, 2018-present).
  • Partner at Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (Buenos Aires, 2016-2017).
  • Visiting Foreign Associate at King & Spalding (Houston, 2014).
  • Associate at Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (Buenos Aires, 2006-2012).
  • ACADEMIA

    UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Professor of Oil and Gas Law in Postgraduate Diploma in Gas and Oil Management (2014-present).

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

    CENTRE FOR ENERGY, PETROLEUM AND MINERAL LAW AND POLICY, Dundee, Scotland
    Honorary Associate (2014-present).

    Latest publications and events:

  • Author of “Cash-or-Gas: the Quest for Balancing the Imbalance” (RADEHM, 2016).

  • Author of “Delivering Energy Policy in Argentina” (Delivering Energy Law and Policy in the EU and the US: A Reader, 2016).

  • Author of “Fiscal Regimes” (Latin American Upstream Oil and Gas: A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation, 2015).

  • Author of “Domestic Gas Supply Obligation Schemes and Gas Exports: A Catch-22 Situation?” (OGEL Journal, 2015).

  • Author of “Lessons from the Southern Cone Deliver-or-Pay Wars” (Law 360, 2014).

  • Co-author of “Un régimen fiscal para un tango no convencional” (RADEHM, 2014).
  • ASSOCIATIONS

    Tomás is admitted to practice in Argentina. He is a member of the City of Buenos Aires Bar Association, the Institute for Energy Law of Dallas, the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), the Scottish Oil Club, the Energy Institute of the United Kingdom, and the Chevening Scholars Association. He is also a representative of the Argentina-Texas Chamber of Commerce and Fundación Pensar in the Province of Neuquén.
     

    PRACTICES

    Oil & Gas
    Energy & Renewables
    Mining
    Public Law
    Environmental