Saravia Frías

Partner at Saravia Frias | Cornejo Law Firm.

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  • Dundee University, Centre for Petroleum, Mineral, Law and Policy -Scotland, UK.LL.M in Mineral Law and Policy (with distinction)
    Dissertation: ““Towards a Sustainable Mine Closure Regime for Transboundry Deposits”.”.
    January 2007 – January 2008
  • Universidad Católica Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Postgraduate Course in Business Law.
    May 2003 – August 2003
  • National University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.Bachelor of Law.
    1997 – 2002


  • Saravia Frias | Cornejo Abogados Law Firm.
    Advising international and local firms on mining, hydrocarbon, environmental, natural resources in general and public law issues.
    January 2006 up to date.
  • Marval O’Farrell & Mairal Law Firm, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    Lawyer in the Banking Law area since April 2003. Advising companies in corporate issues, debt restructuring; M&A; and issuance of bonds.
    February 2002 – July 2006.
  • General Secretariat of the National Presidency, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    Assistant of a Director of Political Execution.
    February 2000 –December 2001.


  • Conference:
    • “V International Lithium Seminar in Southamerica”.”. Invited as speaker, April 2016, Jujuy, Argentina.
    •  “Senior Group Meeting on Sustainable Development of Lithium Resource in Latin America: Emerging Issues and Opportunities””. Invited as speaker, November 2010, Santiago de Chile, Chile.
  • Articles in the CEPLMP Annual Review (CAR)
    “Transboundary Mine Closure: Integration and Complementation Treaty between Argentina and Chile.”. (Link)
    Is the Argentina Legal Mining Framework Capable enough to Attract Foreign Investments? Is There a Need to Amend The Current Mining Legislation? (Link)
  • Scholarship: from Rio Tinto/ Foreign and Commonwealth Office, to complete the LL.M programme at the CEPLMP of Dundee University, Scotland.