Mr Sebastián M Iribarne > Marval O’Farrell Mairal > Buenos Aires, Argentina > Lawyer Profile

Marval O’Farrell Mairal
AV LEANDRO N ALEM 882
C1001AAQ CIUDAD DE BUENOS AIRES
Argentina
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Work Department

Banking & Finance / Corporate & M&A

Position

Sebastián M. Iribarne specializes in banking, finance and corporate law. His practice area includes aspects related to bank financing, mergers and acquisitions, and he has also participated in various privatization processes, especially in the electricity sector.

Career

He joined the firm in 1991 and became partner in 1997. He also worked for the law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in New York, U.S.A. between 1995 and 1996 as a member of their “International Attorney Program”.

Languages

English - Spanish

Memberships

At present he is a member of the Colegio Público de Abogados de la Capital Federal.

Education

He graduated from the Universidad Católica Argentina in 1990 with a degree in law, and obtained an LLM at Columbia University, New York, U.S.A., in 1995. He has participated in various seminars on the legal framework of the electrical sector and on mergers and acquisitions.

Lawyer Rankings

Argentina > Energy and natural resources > Electricity

Arguably best known for its corporate strength, Marval O’Farrell Mairal’s power practice also deserves credit for its robust commercial and regulatory expertise. Most notably, the energy group is working alongside the firm’s banking and administrative law teams to advise China Gezhouba Group on regulatory power issues and contract negotiation related to the development of the largest hydroelectric project under construction in the country. Sebastián Iribarne leads the electricity practice and has strong transactional experience. Francisco Macías heads the overarching energy department and is recommended for regulatory and transactional matters. Public law associate Gonzalo Santamaria is a talented rising star.