Rafael M.  Manóvil > Bomchil > Buenos Aires, Argentina > Lawyer Profile

Av. Corrientes 420

Work Department

Arbitration, Corporate, Economic Regulation and Administrative Law, Insolvency and Business Restructuring, Real Estate and Construction


Former Partner


Due to his highly recognized and productive career, Dr. Rafael M. Manóvil provides advice and support to several of the firm’s departments, particularly in matters of private law. 

He was one of the founding members of the firm Zaldívar, Manóvil & Asociados, specializing in corporate commercial law and inter-company legal structures, corporate disputes, commercial contracts, insolvency law and national and international arbitration.

As well as providing advice to companies in different sectors of activity, including banking and insurance, Dr. Manóvil acted as attorney in many of the corporate disputes that became leading cases in Argentina.  He was the legal representative of the Sasetru liquidators and its 37 associated companies, one of the country’s largest corporate insolvencies. He has also participated in relevant arbitrations, both as a legal representative and as an arbitrator. He advised companies’ reorganizations, acquisitions, sales, merges of companies and national and international significant commercial contracts. He has also been director of companies, among others, at BMW Argentina.


English, Spanish, French, German


Universidad de Buenos Aires (Law, 1966)

Universidad de Buenos Aires (Specialization in Corporate Business Law)

Universidad de Buenos Aires (Public Translator – German)

Universidad de Buenos Aires (Ph.D. Faculty Award for the Year’s Best Thesis)

Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Law (Research Scholarship on Corporate Issues in Comparative Law)