Suescún Abogados SAS

Dispute Resolution Department

Colombia
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What the team is known for Boutique firm focused on national and international arbitration proceedings. Expertise also extends to complex litigation matters. Particularly active advising clients from the energy and natural resources sphere. Fluor Corporation is a new addition to the client roster.

Strengths A client highlights "the knowledge, experience and one-to-one treatment" that they receive from the firm, concluding that the service is "marvellous."

Work highlights Represented Reficar in an ICC arbitration against CB&I, concerning costs and delays in connection with the construction of a refinery in Cartegena. The case was valued at approximately USD5 billion.

Notable practitioners

Up-and-coming individual Felipe Suescún is a relevant presence in the field, assisting with both litigation and arbitration proceedings. One client describes him as "technically strong, friendly and strategic."

Department co-head Jorge Suescún Melo is highly praised by interviewees, one of whom states: "He is someone who gets involved and tries to get to the truth of the matter." Another adds that "he has been dedicated to arbitration for a long time is very well known and active." Sources also appreciate his experience and knowledge, noting: "We very much respect his work."