Our People

MARÍA CECILIA BURGOS BARANDA

Partner

Language

Spanish, English and French.

Experience

Cecilia has over 30 years’ experience across the whole family law spectrum, including a remarkable track record of dealing with controversies in family succession, estates and forced heirship matters. Cecilia uses her civil and commercial litigation experience to provide a unique perspective to family law cases. She has acted for a number of high-net-worth individuals in divorce proceedings and settlements where she has sought unique solutions to complex assets structures.

Her professional experience is coupled with a long-standing academic activity. She performs as professor of Civil Law V (Family Law), by merits, since 2011 (University of Buenos Aires Law School) and as visiting lecturer in several other prestigious law school, both in graduate and undergraduate programs. 

Capabilities (list of relevant transactions, upon request)

Family Law and estates.

Private clients, family home offices, HNWI

Civil and commercial law litigation

Divorce proceedings, settlements, forced heirship.

Succession planning and litigation.

Books, articles and specialized contributions
  • Oscuridad del instituto de la colación?” published in Cuaderno Jurídico de Familia, june 2011, number 18, El Derecho.
  • Uniones convivenciales. Interrogantes sobre el texto proyectado.” en Cuaderno Jurídico de Familia, August 2012, number 31, El Derecho.
  • Donación de bienes gananciales a favor de los hijos comunes”. Revista Código Civil y Comercial. year 1. Number 6. December 2015. Thomson Reuters. La Ley. Pág. 70.
  • La legítima en el Código Civil y Comercial. El art. 2459 interpretado teniendo en cuenta sus palabras, sus finalidades, los principios y los valores jurídicos, de modo coherente con todo el ordenamiento”; Abeledo Perrot, RDF 84 , 255 AR/DOC/3007/2018.
  • Compraventa y Sucesión”, co-author with Graciela Medina, Revista de Derecho Privado y Comunitario, 2004-1, Compraventa-II, pág. 215, Editor Rubinzal Culzoni June 3, 2004.
Education
  • Buenos Aires University School of Law (LL.B 1987) Graduated with honors.
Bar admissions

Buenos Aires, 1987