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Estudio O'Farrell, Francisco Astolfi, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

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Francisco Astolfi

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Estudio O'Farrell

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Francisco M. Astolfi is a partner of Estudio O´Farrell since 2006 and leads the coordination of the Civil and Commercial Litigation Department.


Mr. Astolfi has a law degree (Abogado) from the Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (School of Law of the University of Buenos Aires) in 1989 while working at the Judicial Power of the Nation and then followed his career at different law firms.

From 1991 to 2006 Francisco worked at the Dirección Nacional de Asuntos Judiciales de la Procuración del Tesoro de la Nación (Legal Affairs Division of the Federal Treasury Attorney´s Office), while being part of staff of Estudio García Pullés, Calatrava & Asociados (from 1997 to 2006) where he acquired broad experience in complex judicial procedures as well as managing a variety of large clients portfolios.  He undertook several courses and seminars on constitutional, administrative and procedural law, civil liability and consumer protection law.

Due to his passion for complex litigation cases, Francisco completed his Master’s degree in Administrative Law and Public Law Practice at the Escuela del Cuerpo de Abogados del Estado. He further attended different courses and seminars on civil and commercial procedure. Currently Francisco is Vice-president of the Civil and Commercial Procedure Committee of the Buenos Aires Bar Association.

Francisco was in charge of restructuring the team of Civil and Commercial Litigation and Consumer Protection Law Department of Estudio O´Farrell, department which he leads and coordinates.  Due to his special interest and passion, Francisco handles personally the most technically complex, economic and institutional important litigation cases.

During 2016 Francisco Astolfi held the position as President of the Civil and Commercial Procedural Law Committee of the Colegio de Abogados of the City of Buenos Aires. He participated as speaker on procedural law matters at the Colegio de Abogados of the City of Buenos Aires and he was also invited to speak at the Encuentro Nacional de Ateneos de Estudios Procesales wich took place at the Province of Santa Fé. Mr. Francisco Astolfi also taught at the Escuela de Cuerpo de Abogados del Estado as visiting professor where was in charge of teaching the course of Prueba en el Proceso (evidence during the process).


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Founding member of “Ateneo de Estudios Procesales de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires”. President of the Civil and Commercial Procedure Committee of the Buenos Aires Bar Association.


Law degree, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 1989. Master´s degree in Administrative Law and Public Law Practice, Escuela del Cuerpo de Abogados del Estado.


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Estudio O'Farrell’s litigation practice, which is led jointly by Daniel Calatrava and Francisco Astolfi, has a particularly prolific record in the automotive sector – the energy, life sciences and aviation industries are also significant sources of instructions. Recent work includes representing Ford Argentina in a class action relating to the contractual terms governing car purchases. The firm also provides ongoing advice to Turkish Airlines on air transport claims. Other key clients include Farmcity, Medicus and YPF.

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