The Dispute Resolution & Investment Protection practice has been chosen many times by specialized publications as the best practice dedicated to arbitration and litigation in Colombia.
This practice provides its clients with high-quality advice in matters related to arbitration and ordinary litigation. All members of the practice have served as advisors, lawyers or arbitrators in more than a hundred commercial arbitration procedures.
The Dispute Resolution practice has an extensive career representing local and international companies, as well as government entities, from the preliminary stage of the arbitration to its completion. Its members have acted as experts before international courts in disputes involving Latin-American parties and as advisors in Colombian procedural, commercial and civil law in procedures before international courts. The commercial arbitrations in which our advisors have participated in exceed USD $5 billion.
The team has extensive knowledge in Colombian procedural and substantive law that is perfectly complemented by the expertise of other practice groups from the Firm regarding infrastructure, oil & gas, construction, communication, energy, mining, mergers & acquisitions, finance and public law. Accordingly, we are fully equipped to design the most adequate strategy for each client, considering both the specific details of each case and the interests of the client.
Our comprehensive experience allows the Dispute Resolution practice to provide an added value to the clients and represent them in a successful manner before the Colombian arbitration courts and the administrative and civil courts in procedures related to contractual liability, extra-contractual liability, and property, class and group actions.
Regarding national litigation, besides having participated as lawyers in more than five hundred successful cases, several members of the team have previously worked in the Colombian jurisdiction, both in the contentious-administrative and civil state departments. Therefore, our experience in the simplest and most complex matters is unparalleled.
The members of the Practice have received their education in Colombia and several of them have studied in the United States and England, and are proficient in Spanish, English, and Italian.