Garrigues

Dispute Resolution Department

Spain
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What the team is known for Offers superb coverage of dispute proceedings owing to a formidable team spread across its network of offices in Spain and Latin America. Proven capabilities in sensitive arbitration proceedings for clients from the sports, energy and construction sectors. Well-resourced litigation team advises on diverse issues ranging from the non-performance of real estate development contracts to tort liability, in addition to financial disputes and insolvency-related cases.

Strengths Interviewees appreciate the team's dedication and approach, underlining its "efficiency and immediate attention to requests." One client adds: "The lawyers really care about the issue as if it were their own problem."

Additional sources highlight the department's "superb track record" in in-court proceedings.

Work highlights Defended Nuevo Arpegio in proceedings over the alleged breach of a contract for the purchase and development of land.

Notable practitioners

Alberto Pimenta supports clients in both litigation and arbitration proceedings, offering particular experience in corporate, banking and insurance disputes. Interviewees commend his lengthy experience, adding: "He's smart in proposing innovative strategies and has a very effective style of advocacy."

Department head Carlos de los Santos 's diverse practice spans corporate disputes and international investment treaty arbitration. His clients hail from a range of industries, including construction, insurance and the TMT sectors, and he is notably active in mandates involving Latin American jurisdictions.