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Patricio Petersen


He graduated as a lawyer at Universidad Católica Argentina. He made a specialization course on Insurance Law under the direction of Dr. Morandi (University of Buenos Aires). He was founding partner of Estudio Petersen & Asociados Abogados.

Languages: Spanish and English.

  • Specialization course on Insurance Law under the direction of Dr. Morandi (University of Buenos Aires)
  • Participation in several World Congresses on Insurance Law of the Association Internationale du Droit des Assurances (AIDA)
  • Member AIDA’s Committee “Motor Insurance in the World”.
  • Participation in the Jornadas Nacionales del Derecho del Seguro and in the Iberoamerican Congress on Insurance Law
  • Lecturer at different congresses on insurance law, inter alia, the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Superintendency of Insurance of the Nation where, upon request of the Club of Insurance Lawyers, he was part of the Commission on Product Liability
  • Participation in a significant number of specialized courses on Civil Law, Corporate Law and Sureties
  • Courses on the law regulating Labor Rik Administrators
  • Mediation Court at Escuela de Abogacía de Buenos Aires
  • Course “Theory and Tool of the Harvard Negotiation Project” (Boston, 1997)
  • Several courses on negotiation.
  • Courses for the administration of law firms at Universidad Austral.
  • In the business field, he took the Management Program at IAE in 1988 and also several seminars organized by such institution.


Associations he belongs to
Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires
Bar Association of San Isidro
Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires (he was member of its Board of Directors and Secretary (1994-1996). He is currently a member of its Commission on Justice Administration and Professional Practice.
Bar Association of the Province of Misiones.
Member of the International Bar Association.
Member of the AIDA (Association Internationale du Droit des Assurances)
Member of the Club of Insurance Lawyers
Member of Fores – Forum of Studies on the Administration of Justice. He was member of the Executive Committee (2003/2008) and Chairman (2005/2008) of such institution.
Member of the founding group of CARAT – Comité Argentino de Arbitraje Nacional y Transnacional (Argentine Committee on National and Transnational Arbitration), of FORES.
He is part of the list of Arbitrators of the Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and the Engineering Arbitration Court (TAI).
Member of the Former Students Association of the IAE.
Chairman of the Executive Board of the Association for the Promotion of Culture.
Member, on behalf of Fores, of the Executive Board of the Social Sector Forum.
Member of the Administrative Board of FUSAVI – Visual Health and Rehabilitation Foundation.
Member of the promoting and founding group of Pilar Solidario (association promoting education and sports).

Teaching Positions

During some years he taught Commercial Law at Universidad Católica Argentina.
During twenty eight years he was professor of the courses of the Training Program organized by Fores (Forum of Studies on the Administration of Justice) for lawyers on subjects such as legal clinic, court and out-of-court negotiation and agreements.
He participated in the study and implementation of the employee stock ownership plans (Programas de Propiedad Participada) provided for by the State Reform Law and as lecturer in seminars and conferences relating to this matter.
He has been director of TELECOM ARGENTINA STET-FRANCE TELECOM S.A., representing class “C” shares (allocated to the employee stock ownership plan).

Private Professional Activity

Since 1966 he is dedicated to the practice of the legal profession.
Partner of Estudio Naón-González Calderón-Petersen (1966-1993)
Partner of Estudio Petersen, Petersen & Zapiola Guerrico (1993-2002)
Partner of Estudio Petersen & Asociados-Abogados (2002 to date)

Practice Areas

He is dedicated to the general practice of law, providing comprehensive legal advice in the fields of civil, commercial and labor law in the different practice areas covered by the Firm.

He has specialized on insurance matters, also participating in the areas of corporate law, transportation, drafting, interpretation and all kind of contractual matters and related corporate problems.

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