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Gómez-Pinzón

Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 2ColombiaLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Esteemed practice group well established in the dispute resolution sphere, active in both litigation and arbitration. Seasoned team advises on contentious proceedings related to construction and concession contracts, assisting with damages claims, as well as consumer protection cases. Adept at representing clients in claims involving government entities. Marriott International, Andritz and Aguas de Bogotá are recent additions to the client roster, among others.

Strengths

"They are impeccable: an organised, disciplined team who provide a clear service," a source enthuses, going on to add: "The team are super knowledgeable and very experienced in litigation matters, providingan exceptional commercial and regional vision."

Work highlights

Advised Energía para el Amazonas on an arbitration proceeding initiated against the Ministry of Mines and Energy concerning a concession contract for the generation and supply of energy.

Notable practitioners

Up-and-coming individual and co-head of department David Araque is valued by an interviewee as "incredibly knowledgeable and concise - I trust his judgement and recommend him for litigation."Clients add: "David’s knowledge of the judicial process has been key to our success."

A source praises department co-head William Araque 's "experience, ample knowledge and ability to understand an issue and provide solutions." Interviewees report: "William is a great litigator who provides very important advice and has really impressed us." Araque is highly skilled advising clients from sectors including telecommunications and the chemical and automotive industries on commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings.

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Overview

Our Dispute Resolution practice has an extensive career representing local and international companies, as well as government entities, from the preliminary stage of the arbitration to its completion. Our members have acted as experts before international courts in disputes involving Latin-American parties and as advisors in Colombian procedural, commercial and civil law in procedures before international courts. The commercial arbitrations in which our advisors have participated in exceed USD $5 billion.

The team has extensive knowledge in Colombian procedural and substantive law that is perfectly complemented by the expertise of other practice groups from the Firm regarding infrastructure, oil & gas, construction, communication, energy, mining, mergers & acquisitions, finance, and public law. Accordingly, we are fully equipped to design the most adequate strategy for each client, considering both the specific details of each case and the interests of the client.

Members

Araque, William (Head of Department)

Araque, David

Castellanos, Natalia

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Forestry & Paper

Government

Health Care

Media

Mining & Metals

Real Estate

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Utilities

Dispute Resolution Department

Gómez-Pinzón

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Department location

Calle 67 No. 7-35

Of. 1204

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

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Colombia

Dispute Resolution


David Araque
Up and Coming
William Araque
Band 2