Socio Funes de Rioja Ignacio

Lawyer graduated from the Universidad Católica Argentina, 1999. D. in Juridical Sciences, at the same university and then at Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC, USA. Master of Laws, LL.M.Degree, May 2001; and a Master’s Degree focused on the study of Individual and Collective Labour Law and Environmental Law. He participated in the International Labour Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland. He is a specialist in Individual and Collective Labour Law. Advisor to companies and chambers of commerce. Negotiation of collective bargaining agreements in various fields.

He is a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

He was a business representative member of the National Telework Legislation Commission. At the International Bar Association (IBA) where he served as Chairman of the Committee on Discrimination and Fairness in the Employment.

He was the Argentinean employer representative and Spokesperson for the employer group at the Global Dialogue Forum on the challenges and opportunities of telework for workers and employers in the information and communication technology services and financial sectors. He is a member of the Global Employment Institute; and of the International Bar Association, since 2001. He is recognised as a leading specialist lawyer in the field by Chambers, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, LACCA – Latin Lawyer. He has been a Professor in undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Universities such as UADE, UCA, DI TELLA. He was a member of the Deans’ Advisory Council of Duke University School of Law between 2001 and 2005, Member of the Superior Council of Universidad del CEMA until 2022. He is currently Professor of Labour Law, Labour Policy and Social Security at Universidad del CEMA. He has lectured in Diplomatura corporate lawyers (UCEMA) – 10/2021 “Derecho laboral de empresas”, Charla IADEM – 11/21 “Estado Actual de las Relaciones Laborales en el Ámbito de la Minería Metalífera. Achievements and Pending Challenges”. CPACF – 05/2021- Digital Platform Workers – New challenges for labour law. RANDSTAT – 03/2021- Regulation of the Telework Law, what changes will it bring?

He has written La Ley – Suplemento Teletrabajo – 04/2021 -Régimen Legal del Teletrabajo and El Derecho -Revista Trabajo y Seguridad Social N° 10/2020: El Régimen Legal de Teletrabajo.


Ignacio is a well-rounded lawyer who has a comprehensive vision of the industry, knowledge of trade union laws and willingness to support his clients.Chambers and Partners.




Practice areas
  • Universidad Católica Argentina (1999).
  • Doctorate in Juridic Sciences – Universidad Católica Argentina.
  • Master of Laws, Duke University School of Law (2001).
  • Master's Degree focused on Individual and Collective Labour Law and Environmental Law.


  • English
  • Spanish