Galicia Abogados, S.C.

Dispute Resolution Department

Mexico
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What the team is known for Dynamic arbitration practice offering notable experience in claims arising in the energy sector such as those relating to force majeure clauses in contracts for the construction of energy infrastructure. Boasts notable expertise acting as both party counsel and arbitrators.

Notable practitioners

Partner Cecilia Azar Manzur is active as party counsel and offers further experience presiding over arbitral proceedings. She is often retained by local and international clients for representation in arbitrations, with clients describing her as "an exceptional lawyer who does high-quality work and is highly knowledgeable." They add: "She offers creative and innovative solutions and has ample expertise in mediation and arbitration. She is also precise, detailed and analytical."

Stellar practitioner Rodrigo Zamora Etcharren is a leading figure across the litigation and arbitration practice areas. He garners praise from clients, who enthuse: "He is an excellent lawyer with incredible expertise in both litigation and arbitration; he can identify a problem quickly and offers you great solutions in a swift and innovative fashion." Sources add: "He is a fantastic lawyer who is highly involved in energy disputes and has solid expertise in commercial litigation." He remains highly active as counsel in arbitration, as well as acting as arbitrator on a number of ICC arbitrations.