Nicholson y Cano

Nicolás Perkins



(54 11) 4872 1739




Partner of Nicholson y Cano since 2001. Extensive experience in the Energy and Natural Resources area. Former partner of Cárdenas, Di Ció, Romero, Tarsitano y Lucero law firm (2007-2011). Worked at the Linklaters law firm office in New York. In-house counsel for, AntFactory América Latina, y Schlumberger. Former director and member of the Audit Committee of Petrobras Energía S.A. (2004-2007). Present director of Sociedad Anónima Importadora y Exportadora de la Patagonia (La Anónima) (2016 – date), among other companies.



Lawyer. School of Law and Political Sciences, “Santa María de los Buenos Aires” Argentine Catholic University (1995).

Master in Comparative Jurisprudence (M.C.J.). New York University School of Law (1998).

IAE Business School. Executive MBA Candidate (2017).


Member of the Buenos Aires City Bar Association.

Member of PRODECI – Association for the Promotion of Civil Rights.

Member of the International Bar Association.

Relevant Experience

Advised YPF on its agreements with Chevron Agreements for the development of Loma Campana Shale Oil & Gas Field. +U$1.5BN (Vaca Muerta – Neuquén)

YPF Dow Chemichal Agreement for the Development of El Orejando Shale Oil & Gas Field. +U$250MM (Vaca Muerta – Neuquén)

Advisor to Santa Juana. Agricultural Land Regional Investment Project (Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil).

Advisor to Sponsor in Minera Alumbrera Project Finance (Catamarca). +U$650MM

Advisor to Rio Tinto in the sale of the Potasio Río Colorado Project to Vale


“New Hydrocarbons Act: Right Options and Requirements to Attract Investments,” Apertura, October 7, 2014.

“Renewable Energy, State Policies and Investments,” El Cronista Comercial, April 26, 2016.