Doctor in Law, Catholic University of Uruguay; Master of Laws (LLM), University of California, Davis; Academy of America and International Law, Dallas, Texas. Former Foreign Associate at the San Francisco law firm Schinner & Shain, LLP. Specialised in Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance, International Business Transactions Energy and US Legal System. He has assisted domestic and foreign companies in tailoring their corporate structures and setting up their projects in Uruguay. Actively involved in high-profile M&A transactions related to banks and transnationals. He has also taken part in complex funding transactions both in Uruguay and in the United States. Ranked by Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America and IFLR 1000 as Leading Individual in Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Energy and Recommended by Legal 500 in Corporate/M&A and Banking & Finance. Head Professor of Commercial Law. Member of the American Bar Association, Uruguayan Bar Association, and California State Bar.