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Leĝa Abogados

Dispute Resolution

4 ranked lawyersBand 2VenezuelaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Revered conflict resolution practice group boasting significant litigation and arbitration expertise. Advises a strong client roster from sectors such as construction, TMT and finance. Adept at handling arbitration proceedings related to investment and commercial disputes, including under ICC and ICSID rules. Also assists clients with commercial litigation relating to contractual disputes.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Carlos Dominguez is experienced advising clients on a full range of contentious proceedings. He handles commercial litigation relating to disputes in sectors such as construction and technology. He is also well versed in mediation and domestic arbitration.

José Alberto Ramírez León enters the rankings due to positive market recognition. One client appreciates that "he is very available and responds very quickly," while another reports: "José Alberto is detail-oriented, provides alternatives and is keen to provide added value for clients."

Department co-head José Gregorio Torrealba is "excellent in arbitration cases," a market commentator attests. A client highlights his "ability to grasp complex cases," along with his responsiveness, saying: "It's so easy to get work product turned around. He gets it done." He acts on a range of arbitration mandates including ICSID and ICC proceedings.

One source lauds Mark Melilli as "excellent in arbitration," while other interviewees highlight his commercial litigation activity. "He provides an interesting perspective on judicial proceedings," a client comments, with another interviewee confirming that "Mark handles cases very well."

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Venezuela

Dispute Resolution


Carlos Dominguez
Band 3
José Alberto Ramírez León
Band 3
José Gregorio Torrealba
Band 2
Mark Melilli
Band 3