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Herbert Smith Freehills

Dispute Resolution

4 ranked lawyersBand 2SpainGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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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.

Notable practitioners

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."

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.

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Dispute Resolution


Eduardo Soler Tappa
Band 3
Javier de Carvajal
Band 4
Manuel Rivero
Band 6
Paulino Fajardo
Band 3