Rafael Salaberren Dupont > Salaberren & Lopez Sanson (SyLS) > Buenos Aires, Argentina > Lawyer Profile

Salaberren & Lopez Sanson (SyLS)
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Work Department

Corporate, M&A, business law, foreign investments, corporate-finance transactions, venture capital and private equity.


Co-Founding Partner of SyLS and Head of the Corporate and M&A Department of SyLS.

With more than 30 years of experience in the practice of law, Rafael is broadly recognized among the most prominent lawyers in Argentina in the field of corporate law and M&A. He is consistently recognized and awarded by several specialized publications.

Before founding SyLS, Rafael was Partner in one the largest law firms in Argentina where he headed the Corporate Law and M&A Department, and also worked for 4 years at White & Case LLP, where he took part of the International Lawyers Program in the New York office (2000), and then as an Associate in the Latin-American Practice Group in the Miami office (2001- 2003).

Rafael is the Academic Director and Head Professor of the “M&A Postgraduate Program” at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (utdt) in Buenos Aires.


Salaberren & Lopez Sansón (Co-Founder 2009); Estudio O’Farrell (Partner and Head of Corporate and M&A Department 2004-09); White & Case LLP Miami Office (Associate 2001-03); White & Case LLP New York Office (International Lawyers Program 2000-01); Estudio O’Farrell (Associate 1994-2000).


English; Spanish


Buenos Aires Bar Association; Lawyers Association of the City of Buenos Aires; International Bar Association (IBA).


Law Degree – Universidad Católica Argentina (1994 – Buenos Aires); Academic Director and Professor of Post-Graduate M&A Program at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.