Lisandro A. Allende

Founding Partner

Foreign Languages

English and French.

Professional Summary

Lisandro has legally advised several complex business transactions including acquisitions and investments of well-known local companies from a wide range of industries. In the last few years, such industries included agribusiness, hydropower, telecommunications, software, real estate and petrochemical.

His areas of practice are Corporate Law, Contracts, Litigation and Arbitration. He has served (and he is currently serving) as Director at a large number of local companies and public welfare foundations. In addition, Lisandro is acting, and has acted in the past, as legal representative for local branches of foreign companies.

Lisandro was a member of Brons & Salas Law Firm (1987-2014), where he ended serving as one of the Management Board Partners. At present, he is Founding and Managing Partner at A&F | Allende • Ferrante | Law Firm (2014 – present).


Lisandro graduated from Law School in 1987, at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He completed Postgraduate Studies at the University of Texas, in the Academy of American and International Law, Dallas (1992); Harvard University, Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers (1995); Austral University, Law School, Certified Mediator (1998) and In-Depth Corporate Law Postgraduate Course (2002); Lisandro obtained his LL.M. in U.S. and Global Business Law at Suffolk University, Boston, USA, (2009); and he further obtained a Specialization Degree in Legal Advice for Businesses, (2011) from UBA.


Member of the Buenos Aires Bar Association Committee created by the Superintendence of Companies (2015-2017). LLM Program Advisory Board at Suffolk University School of Law, Boston, USA. Institute for International and Comparative Law (IICL) Executive Committee, Dallas, USA. Co-chair at Latin American Regional Forum, International Bar Association (2012-2014), currently serving as Advisory Board member. Buenos Aires Bar Association Director (Secretary) (2008-2012). Buenos Aires Bar Association Commercial Law Committee (2008-2014). Board Member of Buenos Aires Bar Association’s Pro Bono Committee. Inter-Pacific Bar Association (2003-2009). Consciousness Association (NGO) Advisory Board. Arbitrator at Mediation and Arbitration Business Center (1999 – present). Center for International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria. Buenos Aires Bar Association; San Isidro Judicial District Bar Association. IADC, International Association of Defense Counsel (2012 – present).

Teaching Experience

Professor of Commercial Law (1998 – present) at University of Buenos Aires, Law School. Professor of Companies and Business Law (August 2008 – present) at Universidad de Ciencias Sociales y Empresariales (UCES); Master of Corporate Law Advisory Board member (2010) at UCES. Professor of “Legal Aspects of International Sales” Course under the Agribusiness and Food Program, May 2012-2014, UBA, School of Agronomy; Master of Corporate Law Professor, 2010-2013, and Professor of Course on Legal Advisory Services for Businesses (WITCHCRAFT), 2011-2014 at Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA), School of Law. Member of Master of Law and Businesses Academic Board (2005-2010) and Regular Professor of “In-Depth Corporate and Business Law” under the Master of Law and Businesses Program (2004-2006) at Universidad de Palermo. Professor of “Corporate and Tax Matters” – Specialization in Public Utility Services Regulation (1998-2003) at Austral University. Professor of Corporate Law Practice Courses (1995-1998), Fores.


Author of a large number of notes and commentaries to court decisions, legal author articles, Law books’ chapters and author of a book of his own entitled Operation of the Board,” published by Astrea Publishing House (2011). His extensive published work includes publications both in Argentina and abroad, where he has been a lecturer at conferences in connection with commercial law matters and corporate law in particular.

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