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Gabriel Bottini
Gabriel Bottini
Partner since 2016. Madrid office
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Gabriel Bottini is a partner in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 2016.

Gabriel is a specialist in international arbitration. He has participated in over 50 investment arbitrations, both as a lawyer and as an arbitrator. He was the first National Director of International Affairs and Disputes of the Treasury-Attorney General’s Office of Argentina, representing the country in arbitrations administered by the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Permanent Court of Arbitration and the International Chamber of Commerce, and before courts of the United States of America.

Gabriel is a member of the group of experts in investment policy convened by the World Economic Forum. He was chosen by the OECD as one of three experts to participate in the Special Session of Legal Experts of the Investment Committee in Paris, France, on 8 October 2009. He is a member of the Board of Editors of the publications Investment Claims (edited by Oxford University Press), and ICSID Review (published by ICSID).

He has published extensively on arbitration and international-law issues and participated as a speaker in numerous conferences and seminars around the world. He is an adjunct professor of public international law at the University of Buenos Aires and has taught graduate and postgraduate courses at the University of Palermo (Argentina) and the School of State Lawyers of the Argentine Republic.


  • Law Degree, University of Buenos Aires, 1999, magna cum laudae
  • Master in Laws (LL.M.), specialized in international law, New York University, 2002
  • Postgraduate degree and Ph.D. candidate, Cambridge University, 2014

Membership of Professional Associations

  • Member of the Bars of the City of Buenos Aires and San Isidro (Argentina)