Santiago is a member of the firm’s Company and Corporate Law and Energy and Infrastructure teams.
His professional practice includes advice to local and multinational companies on company matters such as bylaws amendments, capital transactions, corporate governance and inter-company transactions. He also advises and represents his clients in general corporate matters.
In recent years he has participated consistently in complex transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, securities issues and major international financings related to infrastructure and renewable energy projects.
In traditional energies, Santiago regularly advises Petrobras both on transactions related to fuel distribution and in the gas sector.
He was a member of the International Commercial Arbitration team of Universidad de Montevideo for 3 consecutive years, where he participated in various international competitions in Buenos Aires and Washington, DC. In 2013 he was recognized by the Municipal Council of Montevideo for his contribution to the development of commercial arbitration in Uruguay.
From 2015 to 2017 he was an instructor in Obligations Law at Universidad de Montevideo (Uruguay).
In 2017 and 2018 he did an LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law at Queen Mary University of London (English) where he studied Financial Law, Corporate Governance and New Technologies.