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Arbitration (International)

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What the team is known for

Pre-eminent global practice group in high demand for its extensive experience acting on sophisticated Latin American arbitration matters. Regular counsel to an impressive selection of blue-chip corporations involved in high-profile investor-state arbitration, as well as commercial cases over contractual disputes, construction matters and post-M&A claims. Additionally boasts longstanding experience representing the Peruvian government in highly important investment treaty disputes.

Notable practitioners

Department head Jonathan Hamilton stands out as a lawyer who is "really quite famous in the arbitration world," according to one source. Another adds: "He is a brilliant legal strategist who sees the dispute from all angles. I have been extremely impressed with how he handled a very aggressive opposition; he owns the battleground." He is esteemed for his ability to handle major commercial and investor-state mandates throughout the region.

Based in Mexico City,  Rafael Llano Oddone earns plaudits from a commentator who describes him as "a very intelligent and experienced lawyer." He has notable experience representing the Peruvian government and corporations in investor-state disputes, in addition to advising on commercial disputes.

Up-and-coming partner Silvia Marchili is hailed by one source as "very commercial in the way that she understands the ends and the goals of the clients and how she adapts her strategy to meet those goals." She has valued experience handling investor-state disputes involving Ecuador and Colombia.

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Arbitration (International)

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1221 Avenue of the Americas

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NY 10020

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Latin America-wide

Arbitration (International)


Jonathan Hamilton
Band 2
Rafael Llano
Band 5
Silvia Marchili
Up and Coming