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Standout boutique firm highly regarded for its prestigious conflict resolution practice, frequently called upon by a premier roster of clients from a range of industries such as oil and gas, and banking and finance. Further sought after by public institutions to handle complex cases. Expertise spans civil and commercial, criminal and administrative litigation, with noted skill dealing with tax claims and cases involving allegations of fraud. Also handles domestic and international arbitration proceedings.
Clients hold the firm in high esteem for handling sophisticated cases. An interviewee highlights that the firm has "lawyers who are nationally and internationally renowned for their expertise and quality."
"They have a name, a brand" in the market, a commentator remarks, with another interviewee pointing to their dominance advising on contentious proceedings involving the government.
Defended the Eaton Corporation in a breach of contract lawsuit, also advising on the environmental law and compliance considerations.
Co-head of department Gregorio García Villavizar remains a respected figure in this practice area. One client comments that "he is very good, an important part of the team and a professional whomeets the demands of the case."
Star individual and co-head of department Luis Miguel Pereyra is revered by both market commentators and clients alike as "the best lawyer in the country." One client comments: "He has the knowledge and capacity to understand clients' needs and provide solutions accordingly. His legal dimension and depth is unmatched," while another asserts that "he is the benchmark for all lawyers." Pereyra's conflict resolution practice spans the full gamut of civil, commercial, administrative and criminal cases.