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Ignacio Bard


Ignacio Bard focuses his legal practice on Corporate Law, Project Finance, Venture Capital, and Private Equity. He graduated in 2017 from the Faculty of Juridical and Social Sciences at Universidad de La Plata, Argentina. In recognition for his activities in university politics, in 2019 he was awarded the scholarship “País Federal” by the Fundación Universitaria del Río de la Plata. Prior to starting his career as a lawyer, he got a master’s degree in international politics from the Lomonosov State University in Moscow, Russian Federation. Then, he engaged in legal practice, working for a boutique law firm and as In-House Counsel for an Argentinean Meat Company. In May 2022 he got his LLM degree from the University of Virginia – School of Law. In October 27, 2022, he successfully passed the New York State Bar Examination.

  • Ph.D., University of Virginia School of Law 2022
  • Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas, Abogado, 2017


  • In 2019 the Fundación Universitaria del Río de La Plata awarded him with the scholarship "País Federal"

Pro Bono

Ignacio frequently contributes his time and expertise to Pro-Bono initiatives focused on refugee protection, in partnership with DLA offices and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Additionally, he has provided translation services for the Charlottesville's Commonwealth's Attorney's Office.
Member of the Maritime Law Commission of the Buenos Aires Bar.


"Regulación Fintech: Finanzas Abiertas" April, 2023

Media Mentions

Regulación Fintech: Finanzas Abiertas | DLA Piper Latin America – Law Blog (

Prior Experience

Prior to joining DLA Piper Argentina, Ignacio Bard gained experience as a junior associate at a boutique law firm in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and as an In-House Counsel for an Argentinian meat company. These positions allowed him to work across various legal domains, including Corporate Law, Contracts Law, International Law, and more, providing him with a well-rounded understanding of different areas of law.

DAOs: Legal Comments & Policy Challenges (UVA, School of Law, 2022)

The Legal Nature of DAO’s Tokens – UVA school of Law – Independent Legal Research, 2022.



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(Work, Buenos Aires)