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Who is Ezequiel Pérez Nami, the judge who awarded two millionaire pensions and interests to Cristina Kirchner

Ezequiel Pérez Nami, federal judge

The surrogate federal judge of Social Security Ezequiel Pérez Nami, 56, who gave rise to a proposal by Vice President Cristina Kirchner with a ruling that will allow Cristina Kirchner to collect two privilege pensions, with retroactive interest and without paying the tax to earnings, it is related to the Celestial List, the most identified with Kirchnerism in the internal judges. That ruling was not appealed by Anses (led by Fernanda Raverta) or by the Treasury Office (led by Carlos Zannini).

A graduate of the University of Belgrano, Pérez Nami has a formal position as court clerk. He is a member of the Association of Magistrates and Officials of the National Justice (Amfjn), where he served as vice president for the officials, until the federal social security court began to take over. 10. His colleagues described him as “very active” within of the Amfjn, and assured that outside the militancy of the judicial world it maintains a low profile.

He is enrolled in the sector closest to the National Government in the internal magistrates. Pérez Nami is aligned with the Celeste list, which historically had positions closer to Kirchnerism in the world of judges, and of which the president of the Council of the Magistracy Alberto Lugones is a reference, with whom he has a good relationship.

Source: LA NACION – Credit: Senate Press

In relation to this point, a judge with the rank of chambermaid who knows Pérez Nami described him, consulted by the nation, as “ultra celestial.”

That same magistrate defined him as an example of an official of “permanent surrogate justice.” In 2015 he was appointed with the agreement of the Joint Judge Senate of the Federal Chamber of Social Security. Last year he participated in the shortlist to integrate that chamber permanently, without success. And according to the reconstruction of this medium, he was ternado on more than two occasions to be appointed judge, but – said a colleague of his – “he had no luck.”


“The public administration can never fail to comply with the aforementioned constitutional and legal obligations that legislate the framework of its action. For this reason, it can be concluded that there is no reason whatsoever to justify the attitude of the Ministry of Social Development to obviate the normative guidelines that require compliance with due process, “he wrote.

Pérez Nami resolved this in a lawsuit that began during Mauricio Macri’s administration, when the Minister of Social Development Carolina Stanley issued a resolution that prevented the double collection of the pension benefit. In line with the prosecution, the judge considered that Stanley’s decision should be reversed. One of the main arguments for her ruling was that Cristina Kirchner had not been “duly notified.”

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