Marval hires former legal director of Total

Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal announced that Arturo Pera, former legal director at Total,  has joined the firm as of counsel.

Pera has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas sector, including 18 years as legal director at energy multinational Total. He is also a professor on the postgraduate course on oil and gas at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and teaches Energy Market Regulations at the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires.

Alfredo O’Farrell, chair of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal’s executive board, commented on the hire: “We are thrilled to welcome Arturo to the team. He is one of the market’s most highly respected oil & gas lawyers, and his experience in the corporate sector will bring added value to the services that we provide to our clients. This is a very special moment for our country and we foresee a lot of activity in this area. There is no one better qualified than Arturo to strengthen our energy and natural resources practice and consolidate the department’s position as market leader.”

Ignacio Abella