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Alejandro Olivera

Alejandro José Olivera

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Sociedad Civil

Biography

Alejandro Jose Olivera is listed among Chambers Global World’s Leading Lawyers, and was nominated among the world’s leading structured finance lawyers by Euromoney. He mainly practices in the areas of banking, finance and securities, corporate, restructuring, major projects, comercial contracts as well as mergers and acquisitions. In addition to his practice, Mr. Olivera lectures on various law graduate seminars for the Public Bar Association of Argentina and the American Conference Institute.

Practice Focus

Mr. Olivera represents companies in local and international finance transactions, including syndicated and bilateral loans, project finance, structured finance and trade finance. He has also advises clients on swaps and derivatives transactions, as well as relevant issues, including enforceability, netting and insolvency. Mr. Olivera also has experience acting on capital market transactions, workouts, restructuring and insolvency proceedings. He serves as advisor to international loan agencies, and regularly represents local and foreign creditors in a wide range of financial transactions.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Buenos Aires Bar Association - Member
  • Buenos Aires Public Association - Institute of Corporate Law

Admissions

  • Buenos Aires~Argentina (1982)

Education

  • University of Illinois (M.C.L.) (1982)
  • Catholic University of Argentina (J.L.) (1980)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

He has been included by Chambers Global in the World's Leading Lawyers editions. Some editorial and client comments include: The banking group here produces "top quality work." Alejandro Olivera is "quick and practical" (2003). He is a familiar name on the circuit and was praised for his practice (2004/5), is a good, aggressive lawyer with an "extremely creative, analytic approach, a sound knowledge of his area, and, most importantly, he knows all the players" (2006). He is competent, capable and hard working. Alejandro Olivera's "pugnacious style" is not to everyone's taste but, as sources are happy to admit, it brings results" (2007).

Nominated by Euromoney in the leading Structured Finance Lawyers experts guide (2006).