Work Area: Arbitration

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

Ecuador liable for moral damages in oilfield dispute

An UNCITRAL tribunal has ordered Ecuador to pay US$11 million to a Singaporean company in an oil field dispute, including moral damages for its “malicious” behaviour in a related criminal proceeding.

10 June 2022

Vella Pugliese makes five new partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados has added firepower to several practice areas by promoting five lawyers to its senior rank.

08 June 2022

Leading practitioners meet for Latin Lawyer arbitration conference

Lawyers from major law firms in Latin America and the US met on 25 May in Miami for the 5th edition of Latin Lawyer and Global Arbitration Review’s Arbitration Summit to discuss the legal and strategic implications of climate change, the covid-19 pandemic and human rights on arbitration in the region.

26 May 2022

Last chance to register for Latin Lawyer-GAR Arbitration Summit

Several in-house lawyers will speak at the Latin Lawyer and GAR Live: Arbitration Summit 2022 in Miami, including Tania Ortiz Mena from Sempra Infrastructure and John Mascarello of Zurich Insurance Group.

24 May 2022

Alta (Costa Rica) bolsters disputes offering

Alta (Costa Rica) has strengthened its dispute resolution team by promoting a senior associate to its partnership.

13 May 2022

New LatAm boutique launches in three countries

Stephan Adell has left the partnership at Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi in Santo Domingo to team up with former Dechert special legal consultant Juan Felipe Merizalde and launch a Latin American disputes boutique with offices in Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Panama.

12 May 2022

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