Satragno Lucía

Lucía Satragno
World Trade Institute
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Latin America

Lucía Satragno was born and raised in the Argentinean Republic. She pursued a career in law, starting by obtaining an LLB in Law with honours from the University of Buenos Aires in 2003 and in 2004 was admitted as a lawyer by the City of Buenos Aires Bar Association. Her academic background further includes an LLM degree with distinction, awarded by Queen Mary University of London (2010). Mrs Satragno is currently a doctoral fellow at the World Trade Institute. Her thesis deals with the potential impact of the emerging doctrine of Common Concern of Humankind in the field of international monetary law. Mrs Satragno joined the institute in 2012 as a research fellow on the linkages between international trade and monetary law. She was also in charge of the coordination of the World Trade Forum 2012, ‘The Rule of Law in Monetary Affairs’.


Mrs Satragno’s professional experience started during her undergraduate studies when she was hired as an intern by a major Argentinean law firm, Bulló, Tassi, Estebenet, Lipera & Torassa, where she stayed for two and a half years. After obtaining her law degree, she worked for five years at a major Argentinian law firm specialised in banking and finance law, Bruchou, Fernandez Madero & Lombardi, and finally for a year at Itaú BBA, Argentina, the investment banking division of one of the largest financial conglomerates in the world. Her practice focused mainly on regulatory, commercial and corporate issues, dealing largely with international companies and financial entities involved in complex transactions such as, term and syndicated loans, bond and stock issuances, securitisation processes, financial trusts, debt restructuring and project financing.