He graduated as a lawyer from the Argentine Catholic University in 1993.
In 1998, he was awarded the official degree of “Criminal Law Attorney” by the University of Belgrano, Buenos Aires.
In addition, he has attended various seminars and conferences on criminal law, and he is continuously travelling abroad to participate in meetings of lawyers specialized in his field of expertise.
He is a member for Argentina of ICC Fraudnet, the most prestigious and extensive international network of lawyers specialized in fraud and asset tracing and recovery, allowing him to work with lawyers from several jurisdictions.
He started working as intern at Durrieu Abogados S.C. in 1992. Then, he was promoted to associate and, finally, in 2004, he was named partner. Between 2004 and 2015, he also held the position of managing partner of the firm.
Mr. Lo Prete has been providing advice on criminal cases of different nature. He has represented foreign and national individuals and legal entities and litigated as criminal complainant and defense attorney before the Courts of the City of Buenos Aires, the Province of Buenos Aires and the Federal Courts across the country.
Presently, Mr. Lo Prete is focused on the criminal problems companies may face (fraud in a variety of forms, money laundering, compliance, asset recovery, tax crimes, foreign exchange proceedings before the Argentine Central Bank, among others).