María Inés Corrá

Lawyer graduated from the Faculty of Law of the National University of La Plata in 1993. She obtained a Master's degree in Administrative Law at the Faculty of Law of Universidad Austral in 1995.

She is partner and co-head of the areas of Administrative Law, Economic Regulation and International Arbitration of the firm.

She focuses her practice on International Arbitration, in which she has been developing for more than 15 years, representing multinational companies in complex investment and commercial conflicts under the main rules of International Arbitration, including the regulations of the ICSID, ICC, ICDR, UNCITRAL and other standards.

The issues in which she has successfully participated include high-end conflicts related to the area of energy (electricity, oil & gas and mining), tariff control, construction, operation and maintenance of public infrastructure, emergency measures, restrictions on the export of natural gas, border conflicts, environmental conflicts and other matters of institutional relevance.

She leads Energy's practice, having intervened in industry milestones (such as the construction of the first transmission lines in extra high voltage driven for the transformation of the country's electricity sector, the design of the first contracts of the forward market, among others ).

She advises and regularly represents foreign and local clients on electric power issues (conventional, renewable and nuclear); oil & gas; water and sanitation; airports; public services; public tenders; claims and administrative resources, etc.

She litigates locally before federal and state courts and the Supreme Court of Justice of Argentina, both on appeal and in original proceedings, in contentious-administrative, regulatory and constitutional litigation of institutional relevance.

María Inés is a professor of Administrative Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires; Professor of Economic Administrative Law in the master's and specialization courses of the Universidad Católica Argentina and invited professor in theoretical and practical courses related to International Arbitration.

She regularly participates as a speaker in conferences and events on Administrative Law and Arbitration and is the author of numerous articles related to her area of expertise.

She is a member of the Energy Law Committee of the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires, member of the Investment Arbitration Committee of the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALArb); Member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and member and moderator of the ITA Latin American Arbitration Forum (ITAFOR).

She is a founding member of Women Way in Arbitration - WWA LATAM and member of its Executive Committee, an association from which she works to promote development and the role of women in the region in International Arbitration practice.

María Inés has received numerous awards from prestigious international publications, including the Most Inspiring Women in Law in Latin America (Latin Lawyer, 2013), the Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Award (2014-2017), and is annually recognized by Latin Lawyer, Chambers, LACCA, Best Lawyers, Corporate INTL Global Magazine and GAR, among others, for her practices in public law, energy and arbitration.

Education and training

  • Universidad Nacional de la Plata
    Law, 1993 

    Universidad Austral
    Master in Administrative Law, 1995


Distinctions

Latin Lawyer
Most Inspiring Women in Law in Latin America (2013)

Lawyer Monthly Magazine
Women in Law Awards 2014- 2017

Chambers Latin America
Public Law, (2017)
Energy & Natural Resources, (2017)

Latin Lawyers 250 – Argentina
Arbitration and Public Law

LACCA
Approved lawyers, Administrative Law, 9, (2019)

The Best Lawyers in Argentina (2019 Edition)
Administrative Law
Energy Law


ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

Professor of Administrative Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires.

Professor of Economic Administrative Law in the master's and specialization course of the Universidad Católica Argentina.

Guest Professor in theoretical and practical courses related to International Arbitration.

Speaker in conferences and events on Administrative Law and Arbitration.

Author of numerous articles related to her area of expertise.

PERFORMANCE IN PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Member of the Energy Law Committee of the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires.

Member of the Investment Arbitration Committee of the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALArb)

Member of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Member and moderator of the ITA Latin American Arbitration Forum (ITAFOR).

Founding member of Women Way in Arbitration - WWA LATAM and member of its Executive Committee, an association from which she works to promote development and the role of women in the region in International Arbitration.

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