Alfonso Reymond Larraín

Alfonso Reymond Larraín

He has 30 years' experience in claims and litigation concerning concession and construction contracts, both in national and international arbitration tribunals, and also before local courts. Legal counsellor of local and international companies, mainly related to construction and public and private infrastructure. He is an arbitrator of the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago.

Mr Reymond heads the areas of engineering, construction, private and public infrastructure and concessions of public works, energy, airport, and highways, desalination plants and mining projects. Has participated in highly complex, technical and renowned cases in Chile and abroad giving a personalised service to clients who have highlighted his analytical capacity and his ability to come up with effective and original solutions. 

Participates in claims of private and public entities; in local and international litigation and arbitration, ad hoc and institutional. Has worked as legal counsel to companies in the construction industry preparing claims and/or in the infrastructure of several public construction projects. Has experience administrative issues regarding the public works law; environmental regulations and regulated activities; and construction and public works concessions related claims as well as real estate projects. Has specialised in civil and administrative law (public law), negotiation, litigations and, national and international litigations and arbitrations. The professional practice in these matters encompasses preparation, negotiation and auditing during the execution of construction contracts. Likewise, he has participated in the formulation of “claims” before public and private entities. 

We have recently been notified of the ruling of the arbitration tribunal subject to the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), which stated that Panamanian Energy Company (PAE) terminated its contract with Argentine metallurgist Aluar to supply natural gas to its plant , Correctly, when changes in the economic conditions in Argentina altered the equivalence of what was originally foreseen in the contract, these distortions that were discussed in the litigation, was possible under a clause of the same contract, which would have been duly exercised by PAE.

Mr Reymond has been featured in the category of Projects and Dispute Resolution by the most prestigious international guides and rankings, such as Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Practical Law Company, Latin Layer 250, Best Lawyers and Leaders league, among others. Member of the Chilean Bar Association AG, member of the Society of Construction Law, the Latin American Arbitration Association, and the International Bar Association and the Spanish Arbitration Club. 

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