DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Casellas Alcover & Burgos

Dispute Resolution

3 ranked lawyersBand 1Puerto RicoLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Front-running dispute resolution practice with an excellent track record advising on sophisticated litigation and arbitration mandates. Regularly acts on behalf of notable clients from the healthcare, food and beverage and technology industries across a range of disputes, including breach of contract, product liability and debt recovery. Possesses in-depth experience representing clients in class actions, as well as across administrative proceedings. V. Suarez & Co. is a new addition to the client roster.

Strengths

A client appreciates the firm's "business sense," adding that "the lawyers are practical, pragmatic, clear and add value."

Another source enthuses: "The availability of the team makes the process smooth and easy. The firm is very efficient in producing the necessary work, consistently following up on matters and maintaining the flow of the case."

Work highlights

Represented DIRECTV in a complaint and subsequent appeal regarding the taxation of providers of direct-to-home satellite television and internet.

Notable practitioners

Highly regarded partner César Alcover possesses broad experience representing clients from the healthcare and insurance industries in commercial litigation proceedings, with particular expertise in class action lawsuits. A client appreciates his "tremendous availability, knowledge, candour and managing of expectations."

Heriberto Burgos Pérez "is an excellent lawyer who is very experienced in Puerto Rican legislation," a client reports. The same source goes on to note: "He is very good at analysing the matters and making sense of different proposals and ideas."

Ricardo Casellas receives effusive praise from market observers, with one enthusing: "He demonstrates a high level of commitment to his clients." Another interviewee describes him as "an excellent lawyer who is very strategic." Casellas boasts significant experience advising key players from the healthcare, pharmaceutical and media sectors on complex commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation proceedings.

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Puerto Rico

Dispute Resolution


César Alcover
Band 2
Heriberto Burgos Pérez
Band 4
Ricardo F Casellas
Band 1