Allende & Brea – Estudio Jurídico

María Morena Del Río


Practice Areas

  • Administrative
  • Consumer Protection
  • ESG & Sustainability
  • TMT
  • Project Development, Finance and Infrastructure


  • Universidad Nacional de la Plata – Lawyer
  • Training Program for Lawyers by FORES (Fundación Banco de Boston Award)
  • Master of Laws in Administrative Law from Universidad Austral


Spanish, English
  • Spanish
  • English

Morena joined Allende & Brea in 2003 and became a partner in 2006. She teaches regular courses of administrative law at the University of Buenos Aires and at Universidad de Palermo.

Her practice focuses in administrative and environmental law, including sustainability and governance matters. She has experience on bids and public contracts, administrative procedures, claims against the Administration, defense in punitive proceedings, regulatory advice and consumer defense. As regards environmental matters, her practice is focused on providing comprehensive advice on the fields of industrial settlement, expansion of establishments, reconversion of activities, application for, and handling of, authorizations or permits and individual or collective environmental litigations. She has been actively involved in matters regarding public works and infrastructure for the industries of transportation, drinking water, sanitation, communications, broadcasting, postal service, power and hydrocarbons, among others.

She has been cited as an outstanding practitioner in Administrative and Environmental Law by well-known international publications such as Chambers & Partners Latin America, The Legal 500 Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250 and The Best Lawyers in Argentina.

She is a member of the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires.