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Jurist specialized in Civil Law and Legal Drafting. Doctor in Law (Universidad del Museo Social Argentino). Master in Science Legislation  (USAL. Universita degli Studi di Pisa, Italia). Lawyer (Honors degree, UBA, Universidad de Buenos Aires). Professor  of Civil Law (Contracts) at Universidad de Buenos Aires. Professor of Civil Law (Contracts) at Universidad Nacional de la Plata (Argentina).

Honorary Professor from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain). Honorary Professor from Universidad Austral (Argentina). Professor Honoris Causae from Universidad de San Agustín (Arequipa, Perú). Professor  Honoris Causae from Universidad Católica Santa María  (Arequipa, Perú). Professor  Honoris Causae from Universidad Privada del Norte, (Trujillo, Perú). Professor Honoris Causae from Universidad Inca Garcilazo de la Vega, (Lima, Perú). Professor Honoris Causae from Ningbo University (Ningbo, China). Doctor Honoris causae from Universidad San Pablo T. (Argentina). Visiting  Professor at  Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (Lima, Perú). Visiting  Professor at Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (San Juan de Puerto Rico). Visiting Profesor at Universidad Centroamericana de Nicaragua (Managua, Nicaragua).

Director of the Civil Law Institute at the Faculty of Law, Universidad Nacional de la Plata. Attached researcher at Gioja Institute  (Universidad de Buenos Aires).

Academic of the European Private Lawyers Academy, Pavia group, Italy. (Under the auspices of the Presidency of the Italian Republic).  Correspondent member of the Cuban Association of Civil  Rights and  Family of the Cuban National Union of Jurists. Honorific Member  of the Cuban Association of  Civil  Rights and  Family of the Cuban National Union of Jurists (Sociedad Cubana de Derecho Civil y de Familia de  la  Unión Nacional de Juristas de Cuba). Member of the Civil Law Institute of the National Academy of Law of Buenos Aires.

Author of  more than 200 law publications in Argentina, Perú, Uruguay, Chile, Cuba, Puerto Rico,  Paraguay, Nicaragua, China, Spain, and Italy. Professor Leiva Fernández has delivered more than 230 lectures for governments (Parliament and Ministries), universities and other organizations in Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, Cuba, Nicaragua, Panamá, Perú, Puerto Rico, Spain Italy and China.

Secretary for the Drafting Committee of the Civil Code Project 1998, Argentina.  Member of the Contracts Subcommittee of the Civil Code Amendments Committee created by decree 91/2011.  Co-author of the Civil Code Project of the Free Asociated State of Puerto Rico.

Director of “Anales de Legislación Argentina” La Ley Editorial (Thomson Reuters)

Former Court Secretary of the Supreme Court (Argentina), former National Director of Private Law at the Ministry of Justice (Argentina), former Deputy Director of  Legal Drafting at the Ministry of Justice (Argentina), former Director of the Sole Registry of Adoption Applicants, Ministry of Justice, Security and Human Rights (Argentina), former Adviser at the Ministry of Justice, Security and Human Rights (Argentina), former postgraduate professor at Universidad Austral (Argentina), former postgraduate professor at Universidad del Salvador (Argentina), former professor at Universidad de Belgrano (Argentina); President of the XXVI Jornadas Nacionales de Dercho Civil. Univ. Nacional de La Plata, 2017, etc.

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