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Chambers Review

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Dispute Resolution - Spain
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

Herbert Smith Freehills is a highly esteemed practice with a very strong reputation for international arbitration in the energy sector due to consistent appearances in high-profile cases. The law firm has notable expertise in both ICSID and ICC arbitrations, also combining ADR with a solid domestic litigation practice handling corporate or finance disputes. Its clients include public entities and blue-chip companies from the construction, energy and TMT sectors. Herbert Smith Freehills has a strong international footprint that enables coordination of cross-border deals, including those involving the USA, Africa and Latin America.

Strengths

"Herbert Smith has the knowledge, the team and the material resources needed to satisfy all the legal requirements of a company."

"We count on them to help us with complex proceedings where we need to be more creative, to think outside the box. Herbert Smith is our go-to when we want a thorough job."

Work highlights

Represented Unión Fenosa Gas in arbitration proceedings concerning a final award of USD3 billion brought against the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Notable practitioners

Paulino Fajardo is praised for his "practical vision and expert knowledge." He is at his most visible advising on insurance disputes alongside commercial and construction arbitrations.

Eduardo Soler Tappa is experienced assisting public and regulated entities with litigious and arbitration matters in the banking and energy sectors. Clients enjoy working with him, noting that "he is a great lawyer."

Javier de Carvajal advises on disputes in the real estate, banking and energy sectors including enforcement and insolvency proceedings. Clients indicate that "he has outstanding commitment as well as technical skills and is always attentive to the needs of the client."

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Eduardo Soler Tappa
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Javier de Carvajal
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