María Curutchet

Maria has been a partner of FMDC since 2018. She has 15 years of experience in dispute resolution of varying complexity, bankruptcy proceedings, international and domestic arbitration; she’s a specialist in international business law and oil and gas. She is a professor and head coach of the international arbitration team at Universidad Austral. Maria was also a member of the Working Group that participated in the drafting of rules related to arbitration, organized by the Argentine Ministry of Justice and Human Rights.


  • Universidad Austral, Degree in Arbitration (2017).
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires, Specialization in Oil and Natural Gas (2015).
  • Universidad Austral, Master in Business Law (2009-2010).
  • Universidad Austral, Argentina. Lawyer – Honors Diploma (2002-2007).


  • Fiorito, Murray & Díaz Cordero Abogados, since 2012.
  • Garat & Asociados Abogados, 2010-2011.
  • Mitrani, Caballero, Francia, Ojam & Ruiz Moreno Abogados, 2007-2010.


  • Argentina Young Arbitration Practitioners (AYAP), Member of the Executive Board (2019).
  • International Court of Arbitration – ICC. «Short Course on ICC Arbitration» (2018).
  • Universidad de San Andres. «Complex Litigation and Damages Valuation from an Economic Perspective» (2018).
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP – Universidad Austral. «Practical Seminar on International Arbitration» (2017).


  • Universidad Austral – Department of Arbitration. Head Coach of the Arbitration Team of the Law School. Team training at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vienna) and at the International Arbitration Competition organized by the University of Buenos Aires Law School and the Faculty of Jurisprudence of the University of Rosario, Bogotá.
  • Universidad Austral – Master’s Degree in Business Law. Coordinator of the subject «Crisis, Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring. Tutor and Jury of Dissertations (2013 -2021).
  • Law Without Walls – Miami University School of Law, Participation as Mentor of the Original LWOW Program (2019).
  • Universidad Austral – Law School. Assistant Professor in Civil and Commercial Litigation Law (2008-2017).
  • Speaker at various international arbitration conferences (ICC-YAF, AYAP, UBA, WWA Latam).


  • «Las Fianzas «Ómnibus» en el Código Civil y Comercial». Published in Thompson Reuters, La Ley, 2017, Online Citation: AR/DOC/2287/2017.
  • « Los efectos de la cosa juzgada en el proceso de verificación de créditos». Published in Revista Argentina de Derecho Empresario (RADE), 2016, Online Citation: IJ-CXLIV-328.


  • Member of the board of trustees of Asociación para el Fomento de la Cultura (AFC).
  • Legal advisor at the NGO Impulso Social.
  • Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Argentina. Member of the Working Group that participated in the drafting of rules related to arbitration (2015-2019).


  • Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires.