Work Area: Arbitration

Chile's Jara del Favero appoints two partners

Chilean firm Jara del Favero Abogados has strengthened its disputes and capital markets groups by promoting two directors to partner, increasing its partnership by more than a third.

27 July 2022

Galicia lawyer launches solo arbitration practice

Galicia Abogados senior associate Paola Aldrete has left the firm to launch an arbitration boutique in Mexico City.

26 July 2022

Miner drops arbitration claim against Colombia

London-listed mining group Anglo American has withdrawn an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Colombia over the blocked expansion of a coal mine after selling its stake in the project to Glencore, which is still pursuing its own treaty case.

19 July 2022

Peru sees off bulk of arbitration claim over motorway project

Peru says it has knocked out most of a US$150 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim by a construction contractor over a delayed project to improve a stretch of the Pan-American Highway.

18 July 2022

Ecuadorean tram disputes reach end of the line

Spanish and French consortiums have won damages – though far less than they sought – in two International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) disputes worth a combined US$75 million with an Ecuadorean municipality over the troubled construction of a tram line through a UNESCO-listed city centre.

15 July 2022

Tauil & Chequer continues hiring spree

Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has strengthened its restructuring and disputes teams by appointing one partner and a counsel with hires from local Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados and US outfit Baker Botts LLP.

12 July 2022

Emilio Nicolás Vogelius: 12 January 1951 – 22 June 2022

Argentine law firm Beccar Varela reported last week that partner Emilio Nicolás Vogelius, who co-led the firm’s arbitration and life sciences departments, had passed away.

30 June 2022

Creel García-Cuéllar absorbs disputes boutique

Mexican Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC has incorporated a local disputes boutique, appointing its two female founders as partners.

24 June 2022

Covington & Burling appoints new LatAm chair

Following the departure of its former Latin America head earlier this month, Covington & Burling LLP has appointed Chilean-born arbitration partner Nicole Duclos to lead its regional offering.

23 June 2022

Machado Meyer hires disputes partner from Campos Mello

Brazilian Elite firm Machado Meyer Advogados has boosted its litigation and arbitration practices by hiring a partner from Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper.

22 June 2022

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