Gabriel Bottini

Partner since 2016 ––– Madrid
Main practice areas
  • English

  • French

  • Italian



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 and public international law. He has participated in over 60 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 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 ICSID Panel of Arbitrators designated by the Chairman of ICSID’s Administrative Council.

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 numerous universities in Argentina and Spain.

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  • Law Degree, University of Buenos Aires, 1999, magna cum laudae
  • Master in Laws (LLM), specialized in international law, New York University, 2002
  • PhD, University of Cambridge, 2017

Professional associations

  • Member of the Bars of the City of Buenos Aires and San Isidro (Argentina)
  • Club Español del Arbitraje
  • IBA Arbitration Committee
  • UIA International Arbitration Commission

Recent publications