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AVL Abogados

Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 3EcuadorLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Significant disputes practice with a strong track record representing clients in domestic and international arbitration proceedings, particularly those under ICC rules. Well placed to assist clients with commercial and administrative litigation, including breach of contract, damages claims and settlement agreements. Routinely provides counsel to an impressive client roster from the telecommunications and mining industries.

Strengths

An interviewee commends the firm, stating: "They have a very good international arbitration practice with a team of professional lawyers who offer strong technical knowledge of the area."

Work highlights

Represented the Municipality of Cuenca in an international arbitration under ICC rules, related to a breach of the contract for the construction of the Tramway of Cuenca. The matter was valued at approximately USD120 million.

Notable practitioners

A source singles out Xavier Andrade Cadena for being "a sound lawyer with very good knowledge of the global market, which allows him to have a good understanding of international arbitration cases." His practice also encompasses commercial litigation, including breach of contract disputes and damages claims.

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Ecuador

Dispute Resolution


Xavier Andrade Cadena
Band 3