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“Jorge Muratorio is undoubtedly one of the most important public law specialists in Argentina.”

Chambers & Partners 2023

Jorge Muratorio


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Professional Experience

Jorge Muratorio is the Partner in charge of the Public Law and Economic Regulation Department. He joined the firm in 1998.

His practice area focuses on Constitutional, Administrative, Urban Law, Consumer Law, Fair Trade and Environmental Law, particularly in services and public contracts matters.

He gives advice to utility companies, such as Naturgy, Cámara Empresaria de Transporte Automotor de Larga Distancia (CELADI), Edenor, Telefónica De Argentina, Autopistas Del Sol, among others.

He advices Universidad Torcuato Di Tella on urban and regulatory matters.

Mr. Muratorio acted as principal legal adviser to the European Union project “Evaluation of bids regulation and proceedings in Argentina.”

Between 2015 and 2016, he participated as external adviser on Public Procurement to the Benchmarking Public Procurement project, organized by the World Bank Group.

He acted as adviser to large construction companies on the development and extension of deep-water ports; extension of gas pipeline networks, and participation in bidding processes and contracts.

He submitted private and public-private initiative proposals, including the creation and development of a Cooperation Consortium (Law No. 26,005) between Vossloh Cogifer S.A. and the state company Administración de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias Sociedad del Estado (ADIF) for the modernization and start-up of railway workshops in La Plata, Province of Buenos Aires.

In environmental terms, he participated in complex legal proceedings involving the petrochemical industry, and he also gave advice on the development of environmental frameworks for various industries.

Within the Consumer Protection and Fair Trade area, he led summary administrative proceedings and legal proceedings for the objection of sanctions involving Ford, Ford Credit Cia. Financiera, Farmacity, Nextel, Medicus, and Grupo Concesionario del Oeste S.A.


He graduated from Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) with a degree in Law. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Administrative Law from Universidad Austral.

Currently, he is attending a Post-Graduate Course in Latin American Administrative Law from Universidade da Coruña.

In 2005, he attended the professional update program offered by the Academy of American and International Law, Institute for International and Comparative Law organized by The Center for American and International Law, Dallas, Texas.


He has been recognized as an expert in his practice area by the following international publications:

  • Chambers & Partners Latin America 2023: Public Law
  • The Legal 500 2023: Public Law (Hall of Fame), Compliance, Environment, Consumer Law, Environment and TMT
  • Latin Lawyer 250 2023: Administrative Law
  • LACCA Approved 2023: Administrative Law.
  • Premio “Public Contracts Lawyer of the Year in Argentina” (Global Law Experts y Corporate INTL)

Professional Entities and Associations

  • Member and director of the Observatory of Argentine Public Procurements (Observatorio de la Contratación Pública de Argentina (OCP)) of Universidad Austral
  • Collaborator of the Observatory of Public Contracts of Spain (Observatorio de Contratos Públicos de España (OBCP))
  • Member of the Latin-American Network of Public Procurement (Red Iberoamericana de Contratación Pública, REDICOP)
  • Member of the City of Buenos Aires Bar Association
  • Member of the San Isidro Bar Association
  • Member of the Institute of Administrative Law of the Argentine Academy of Law and Social Sciences (Academia Nacional de Derecho y Ciencias Sociales)
  • Emeritus director of the Legal Affairs Commission of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce of the Argentine Republic. In addition, he is responsible for the Sub-Commission of Administrative Law of such Commission
  • Spokesman of the Institute of Administrative Law of the Argentine Association of Constitutional Justice (Asociación Argentina de Justicia Constitucional).

Academic Work

  • Regular professor of the Administrative Organization I course at the Specialization Course in Administrative Law of Universidad Católica Argentina.
  • Regular professor of the Administrative Organization course at the Specialization Course in Administrative Law, School of Post-graduate Studies in Law, Universidad de Belgrano.
  • Professor of the Consumers and Users Protection course at the Specialization Course in Regulation of Utilities of Universidad Austral.
  • Professor of the Bids course at the Master’s Degree Course in Corporate Law of Universidad Austral.
  • Professor in charge (together with Pérez Hualde) of the Utilities and Economic Regulation course at the Master’s Degree Course in Administrative Law of Universidad Austral.
  • Professor of the Utilities course at the Master’s Degree Course in Corporate Law of ESEADE.