Sáenz & Asociados

Dispute Resolution Department

El Salvador
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What the team is known for Market-leading dispute resolution practice garnering praise for its significant activity in sensitive local and international arbitrations. Fields a highly skilled team with extensive experience representing a host of prestigious energy and construction companies in high-stakes commercial and investor-state arbitration cases. Also excels in the handling of sophisticated litigation mandates, regularly acting for key players from the banking industry in civil disputes before constitutional courts.

Strengths"They are exceptionally good," one satisfied client asserts, adding: "I recommend them for their immense experience and knowledge in litigious matters."

Endorsing the firm's arbitration expertise, one observer enthuses: "They advise us very well and I am extremely happy with the service they provide."

Work highlights Assisted W&S Constructora with an IACAC arbitration case against YoungOne International requesting damages for the alleged breach of a construction contract.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department and founding partner
Mario Enrique Sáenz
has a wealth of experience handling some of the most high-profile disputes in the region. "He is capable, intelligent and pragmatic," one commentator reports, while another goes on to describe him as "a master in constitutional and civil law matters." Lauding the depth of his abilities, one source states: "He has incredible academic ability and is very professional. He is one of the best in litigation and arbitration."