Specializing in submarine cable infrastructure legal and regulatory matters.
Director, Fígoli Consulting
Wide experience in legal and regulatory issues, including complex submarine cable damage claims in several jurisdictions, cable awareness campaigns, and representation before international organizations.
Former Director and Member of the Executive Committee of the International Cable Protection Committee- ICPC (2015-2023), proposed and provided initial draft of Recommendation #19, Preparatory Actions for Civil Claims Development for Cable Damage (March 2021), www.iscpc.org.
Former Legal and Regulatory Manager at a major wholesale telecommunication company (Telxius), with + 20 years’ experience in submarine cable damage claims, obtaining over USD 10 million in compensatory damages, and responsible for the legal/regulatory issues related to the deployment/operation of several submarine cables systems such as BRUSA, MAREA, Mistral, PCCS, SAm-1 new extensions, and Unisur 2.0.
Author of 8 articles in his field of specialization and conferenced in at least 20 scientific and academic organizations worldwide. He has actively contributed to the drafting of maritime cable legislation in several countries (ie. Colombia, Panama, Uruguay).
Attorney at Law, University of the Republic of Uruguay. Master of Laws (LLM) - Northwestern University (Chicago). Certificate in Business Administration - Instituto de Empresa (Madrid).
Fluent in English and Spanish, he also works in Italian, French and Portuguese.