Substantial experience in representing clients across the globe in both investment treaty and commercial arbitration hearings, with strengths in areas including energy, finance, automotive and telecommunications disputes. Demonstrates strengths in proceedings conducted under the major institutional rules and in ad hoc hearings. Leverages the firm's wide network of dispute resolution practitioners to provide an integrated service to clients, with particular strengths in matters across Latin America and the Middle East.
"Their materials are always 10/10, the work is always thorough and the case law they find is impeccable; it's really remarkable what they can do."
"The team was very responsive and they immersed themselves in our case, becoming experts in a complex and sensitive field that was relatively new to them in a matter of weeks."
Hogan Lovells represented the Republic of Panama in a $900 million ICSID arbitration claim against Dominion Minerals Corporation, arising from alleged violations of the BIT between the US and Panama.
Oliver Armas centers his practice on commercial arbitrations, with experience acting for clients from a range of industries.
"Oliver has x-ray vision - he saw through every trick the opposing attorney tried to pull." "He's really smart, gets to the point and is business-oriented, seeing the issues from the client's perspective."
Daniel González's practice spans both commercial and investment treaty disputes, and draws on wider litigation capabilities.
"Daniel is incredibly well respected in the international arbitration arena and is one of the most strategic lawyers I've ever met." "He's an excellent trial lawyer."
Richard Lorenzo advises clients on both commercial and investment treaty disputes, with notable expertise in Latin America-related matters.
"Richard is a fabulous lawyer and great orator. He's prepared, smart, articulate and a real pleasure to deal with." "He's a terrific lawyer with lots of jurisdictional expertise."
Miami-based partner Maria Ramirez's practice has a strong focus on Latin American disputes. She's also experienced handling arbitrations under the auspices of ICSID, ICDR and UNCITRAL.
"Maria is very diligent and detail-orientated. She oversees most of our submissions and pleadings and they're always impeccable." "She's a very strong up-and-coming lawyer."