Pedro Nicholson is head of the real estate and hospitality department of Estudio Beccar Varela. Pedro has lectured in conferences in Argentina and abroad, and has been recognised as ‘Real Estate Lawyer of the Year’ by Best Lawyers in 2017; ‘Leading Real Estate Lawyer’ by Chambers & Partners for 2008–2017 and by Practical Law Company for 2007–2017.

He is co-chair of the real estate committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Buenos Aires, member of the Executive Committee at the Housing Entrepreneurs Association, officer of the Real Estate Committee at the International Bar Association, officer of the Latin American Law Committee of the International Council of Shopping Centres and former president of the Alumni Association of the Real Estate Business Centre of the Universidad de San Andrés. Pedro obtained a post graduate degree in Real Estate Transactions from the Universidad de San Andrés (2006), a post graduate degree in Hotel Investments from the Universidad de San Andrés (2009), an LLM from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1993) and worked as a foreign associate at Hogan & Hartson (currently Hogan Lovells), Washington, DC (1995).