Sergio D Arbeleche graduated from the School of Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina in 1998. He obtained a pre-master of corporate law at Austral University in 1997, completed a postgraduate specialisation course in oil and gas at the University of Buenos Aires (2011), and studied an international LLM programme on US law and international business law, graduating cum laude, at Suffolk University (2013).
Since the end of 2014, Mr Arbeleche and his colleague Sebastián P Vedoya have been in charge of the mining and environmental areas of practice at the law firm.
Since 1998, Mr Arbeleche has been a key member of the natural resources and environmental departments at top-tier prestigious law firms specialising in those areas of practice. In 2002, he was retained as legal adviser under the United Nations Development Programme, for mining development purposes of the federal mining authority.
In 2013, he worked as coordinator of the Legal Affairs Committee of the Argentine Chamber of Mining Entrepreneurs, and is currently coordinator of the Glaciers Committee there. He has earned remarkable references in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.
He has been a university professor of natural resources and environment at the University of Argentine Social Museum for almost seven years. Since 2013, he has been head lecturer of the Master of Mining Business Management programme at the Catholic University of Cuyo.