Diego Chighizola specialises in banking and finance, real estate development and financing, capital markets and M&A. He has drafted and negotiated domestic and cross-border agreements for structured financings, syndicated loans, derivatives, acquisitions and joint ventures. He joined Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal in 2001 and became a partner in 2012. He worked in New York as a foreign associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton from 2004 to 2005. He graduated in 2001 as a lawyer from the Catholic University of Argentina, and obtained a master’s of law from Columbia University School of Law, New York, in 2004, and a master’s in finance from the University of CEMA in 2007. He is admitted to the New York State Bar and is also a member of the City of Buenos Aires Bar. He currently teaches business law at the University of San Andrés, and gives presentations at the University of CEMA and Austral University.