Mr. Morales Farah is an experienced international legal corporate counsel and business advisor with over 20 years of experience in negotiating complex international agreements in various industries and languages worldwide. He advises major corporations and institutions on their legal matters and business transactions and assists companies to successfully navigate the business, legal, cultural and political landscape in North America, Latin America and the rest of the world.
Mr. Morales Farah’s practice is focused on international transactions. He counsels clients on mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures, financings, hotel and residential developments, foreign investment and trade, government relations, distribution and corporate conflicts and represents companies in matters involving both common law and civil code legal systems.
Throughout his career, Mr. Morales Farah has had the opportunity to combine his academic experience, acquired from leading North American and Argentine universities, with his broad range of professional legal and business expertise in corporate matters and cross-border transactions.
Mr. Morales Farah’s extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and implementing international transactions includes international projects located in Latin America, Europe, Africa, Russia, Canada and the United States of America.
Mr. Morales Farah has acted as in-house counsel for prestigious companies and has worked at leading international law firms. Prior to joining Osgoode, Mr.Morales Farah held the position of Vice President, Corporate Counsel of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and worked at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York City and the law firms of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP and McCarthy Tetrault LLP in Toronto.
Amongst the many honors and distinctions he has received, Mr. Morales Farah was awarded the Fulbright Scholarship, the New York University Graduate Merit Scholarship and the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba award. Mr. Morales Farah also received a scholarship from the government of Russia and pursued Russian language studies at the Institute Pushkin in Moscow.
Mr. Morales Farah has a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from New York University School of Law and he graduated with the highest honors as a lawyer (JD equivalent) from the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba in Argentina. He also obtained a Certificate on Foundations of American Law and Legal Education from the Georgetown University Law Center, in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Morales Farah is fluent in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Russian.