Gonzalo A. Lorenzo Idiarte

Partner of the firm, counts more than 20 years of professional experience. He has specialized and centres his professional activity mainly in Maritime & Ports Law, Carriage and Logistics, International Private Law, Construction and Projects Law.  He advises in corporate matters and litigation cases providing national and foreign companies a comprehensive advice.


  • Lawyer, School of Law and Social Sciences, University of the Republic (Uruguay), 1993.
  • Adjunct Professor of International Private Law since 2004.
  • PhD, University of Bremen, Germany, thesis in International Private Law, 2004, specialized in Multimodal Transport for MERCOSUR.

Research and academic activity

  • Professor of International Private Law at the School of Law, University of Montevideo.
  • Professor of Private International Law at the School of Law and Social Sciences, Universidad de la República

  • Graduate Professor of Maritime Law, at School of Law, University of Montevideo.

  • Graduate Professor of Carriage Law at the University of Alfaro (Ecuador).

  • Conducted various research works of Comparative Law and International Private Law at Max Planck Institute of Hamburg, Germany.

  • Attended several seminars at the Universities of Berlin and Hamburg, Germany.

  • Panellist and speaker at several conferences and seminars in Uruguay and abroad.

Main publications

  • Transport Law – Uruguay, International Encyclopaedia of Law, Wolters-Kluwer, 2015.
  • Private International Law, Uruguay. European Encyclopaedia of Private International Law, Uruguay, UK, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2015.

  • Private International Law – Uruguay,  International Encyclopaedia of Law, Wolters-Kluwer, in collaboration with Prof. Carmen González & Adriana Fernández, 2d. Ed. 2014.

  • Transporte Multimodal entre Uruguay y los otros Estados Parte del Mercosur, UM, Montevideo, 2005.

  • Transporte por Contenedores en el Derecho Uruguayo, FCU, Montevideo, 2000.


  • International Academy of Comparative Law
  • Uruguayan Bar Association
  • Uruguayan Institute of International Private Law

  • Uruguayan Maritime Law Association

  • Uruguayan-German Commercial Chamber

  • Spanish Commercial Chamber

Practice Areas

  • Maritime and Port Law, Carriage and Logistics, International Private Law (contracts, , commercial matters, mergers and acquisitions, family, property, judicial international cooperation); Constructions & Projects; Litigation & Arbitration


  • Spanish
  • German
  • English