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“Uriel O’Farrell is a great leader. He has a wide range of professional experience which provides him with a comprehensive view of legal matters.”

Chambers & Partners 2023

Uriel F. O'Farrell

Senior Partner

Phone +5411 4346-1000


Professional Experience

Uriel Federico O’Farrell, Senior Partner of 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:

  • Chambers & Partners Latin America 2023: Power (Eminent Practitioner) y  Oil & Gas.
  • Chambers & Partners Global 2023: Corporate/M&A.
  • The Legal 500 2012: Electricity (Hall of Fame), Oil & Gas  and Banking & Finance.
  • Latin Lawyer 250 2023: Energy, Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance and Arbitration.
  • LACCA Approved 2022: Arbitration.
  • Leaders League, 2023: Banking & Finance and Arbitration


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.