enes +5411 4346-1000

Uriel F. O'Farrell

Senior Partner

Phone +5411 4346-1000


Professional Experience

Uriel Federico O’Farrell, Senior Partner of Estudio O’Farrell, is specialized in corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, and energy (transactions, regulation and litigation).

Mr. O’Farrell provides advice to numerous local and foreign companies on corporate matters, and in the energy and infrastructure industries, including the production and distribution of oil & gas; generation, transport and distribution of electricity as well as transport, commercialization and distribution of natural gas. In these areas, he has participated in mergers & acquisitions, and in the counseling of privatization, financial, regulatory, litigation and arbitration proceedings, including arbitration regarding investment treaties.


He is a lawyer graduated from the Law and Social Sciences School of Universidad de Buenos Aires. He focused his post-graduate studies on legislation related to businesses and economic transactions.



Uriel is one of the leading lawyers in the energy industry in Argentina. His practice has been recognized by several international specialized publications:

– Energy and Natural Resources: Power (Band 1), Corporate/M&A, Agribusiness, and Energy and Natural Resources: Oil & Gas (Chambers & Partners, 2019)

– Energy and Natural Resources: Electricity (Leading Lawyer), Corporate/M&A, Energy and Natural Resources: Oil & Gas, and Banking & Finance (Legal 500, 2018)

– Corporate/M&A, Energy, Dispute Resolution (Latin Lawyer 250, 2019)

– Arbitration (LACCA Approved)

– Administrative, Arbitration and Mediation, Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, and Natural Resources (Best Lawyers, 2019)

– Banking & Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions (Leaders League, 2019)


Professional Entities and Associations

  • Member of the International Bar Association in the area of Energy and Natural Resources Law (SEERIL).
  • Member of the City of Buenos Aires Bar Association, where he was a member of its Board of Directors between 1986-1989 and 2016-2019.
  • He has a lot of experience and knows how to drive a deal

    Chambers & Partners 2019
  • He is very focused and organised and it is a pleasure to work with him

    Chambers & Partners 2019
  • He is tremendous – very practical and a gentleman

    Chambers & Partners 2019
  • He is complemented by his market-leading energy knowledge

    Chambers & Partners 2019
  • He knows the energy business well and is a very senior practitioner in the industry

    Chambers & Partners 2019
  • Considered by Market commentators as a highly visible player

    Chambers & Partners 2019
  • He is very experienced

    Legal 500, 2018
  • He has an excellent reputation

    Legal 500, 2018