Julio César Rivera h

Julio César Rivera h

Partner

Julio César Rivera (Jr) graduated Summa Cum Laude from Universidad Católica Argentina in 1997, obtained an LL.M in Harvard law School (2000) and has a Ph.D in law in 2008 from the Universidad de Buenos Aires.

His expertise focuses on Complex Commercial Litigation, International and Domestic Commercial Arbitration, Insolvency Law and Constitutional Law. He has been recognized by Chambers &Partners (Latin America) as a leading lawyer (Argentina) in Dispute Resolution.

His litigation experience focuses on advising in complex commercial issues such as class actions, contractual disputes, recognition and enforcement of foreign precautionary measures and judgments. He also has extensive experience in bankruptcy that includes both advice and representation of companies in situations of insolvency as well as that of national and international creditors who pursue the proof of claim in the context of insolvency proceedings.

In arbitration, he has represented Argentine and foreign companies in arbitral proceedings under the Arbitration Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Buenos Aires Stock Exchange and at the US Chamber of Commerce in Argentina. He is also a member of the Capítulo Rioplatense del Club Español del Arbitraje and the International Council for Commercial Arbitration. He is author of several articles and book chapters about international arbitration.

He has also acted as arbitrator and expert witness before United States Courts.

In the area of constitutional law, he has vast experience in the drafting of federal extraordinary appeals before the National Supreme Court.

In the academic field, Mr. Rivera (h) is Professor at the Law School of Universidad de San Andrés. He teaches the courses “International Investment Law” and “Commercial Arbitration”. He is also Global Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University School of Law where he teaches a course on “Dispute Resolution in Latin America” in the framework of NYU’s program in Buenos Aires. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Universidad de Valpariso (Indiana, USA) and at Université Panthéon-Assas París II (France).