Esteban Leccese

Esteban Leccese

Ajamie LLP
  • International Law, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Argentina, Texas
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Esteban Leccese is an experienced attorney admitted in civil-law and common-law jurisdictions, specialized in handling complex international litigation and arbitration, including commercial and investment claims under the rules of major international arbitration institutions such as the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and ad hoc arbitrations under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Arbitration Rules.

Esteban’s relevant matters include high-profile cases involving a broad range of industries, such as the energy, oil and gas, mining, airlines, construction and infrastructure under different applicable laws. He also advises clients on strategic issues regarding dispute resolution clauses, protections provided for in bilateral investment treaties, and applicable procedures.

Prior to joining Ajamie LLP, Esteban practiced law with two leading Argentine law firms in Buenos Aires and an international law firm in Houston and London. Esteban is a Spanish native speaker, and is fluent in English and Italian. He also has a working knowledge of French.

Columbia University
LL.M. (2001)
Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
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National University of Tucumán, Argentina
J.D. (1996)
Honors: First in Class
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Professional Experience
Assistant Professor of Contract Law
National University of Tucumán Law School, Tucumán, Argentina
Assistant Professor of Civil and Commercial Contracts
Austral University Law School, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Of Counsel
Ajamie LLP
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Professional Associations
CARAT (Argentine Committee for National and Transnational Arbitration) (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
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American Bar Association
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State Bar of Texas  # 24103856
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24103856
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Practice Areas
International Law
Human Rights, Imports & Exports
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Additional Practice Area
  • International Arbitration
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken
  • Italian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
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