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Allende & Brea

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Esteemed full-service firm with a highly respected dispute resolution practice group. Noteworthy team of well-known practitioners represent key domestic and international players in commercial litigation proceedings, advising on conflicts concerning breach of contract, outstanding debts and shareholder agreements. Regularly instructed by a diverse range of clients hailing from the construction, banking and finance and insurance industries.

Strengths

"The relationship is more than lawyer-client; we work very closely as a team," a client is quick to report, adding: "They make me feel listened to as they consider my ideas."

Work highlights

Represented Minera del Altiplano (FMC Group) in a dispute regarding the alleged breach of a construction contract.

Notable practitioners

David Gurfinkel co-heads the department and has broad experience acting in both commercial litigation and arbitration. He receives plaudits from clients and peers alike for his strong practice. One client reports: "He is an excellent litigator," adding that "he is experienced and very intelligent." Another interviewee appreciates that "David is very available to us," while specifically highlighting his experience and knowledge of how tribunals function.

Enrique Cristián Fox garners recognition from a source as "a very good litigator in commercial disputes," adding that "he does a high-quality job, he is really good." Another observer agrees: "He is a good lawyer with excellent negotiation skills and good relationships with his peers." Fox co-leads the department.

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Overview

Allende & Brea’s Dispute Resolution Department is best known for handling complex litigation and arbitration matters with the highest level of expertise and excellent knowledge of the courts, both of its senior partners having a background in the judiciary. The team has also an unmatched reputation in class action cases, particularly in the financial and insurance area.

Our Dispute Resolution Department practice includes assistance in:

  • Dealing with complex litigation matters, including commercial litigation and arbitration, compliance and antitrust related investigations, insolvency proceedings and class action claims.
  • Carrying out litigation and arbitration in corporate, class action claims, insurance and bankruptcy cases.
  • Dealing with complex environmental claims.
  • Dealing with very complex and sensitive shareholders conflicts on commercial matters, and in several complex commercial disputes.

Allende & Brea´s Dispute Resolution Department has shown outstanding skills handling very complex environmental claims too along these years. Antitrust related litigation and intellectual property litigation have also been areas of expertise in our department have been very active in the last years, with an excellent performance.


Members

Fox, Enrique Cristián (Head of Department)

Gurfinkel, David (Head of Department)

Dispute Resolution Department

Allende & Brea

firm
Department location

Maipú 1300,

11th Floor,

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1006 ACT

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Argentina

Dispute Resolution


David Gurfinkel
Band 2
Enrique Cristián Fox
Band 3