Basic facts about the department
- 7 partners
- 4 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Distinguished practice group with noted capabilities advising clients from a variety of industries on dispute avoidance methods. Considerable experience handling issues related to IP, commercial and insurance matters, among others. Offers additional strength in litigation, arbitration and mediation.
"The flexibility and technical excellence from the lawyers allows the firm to offer an extremely sophisticated level of support."
New developments Recently won clients include Steamship Mutual, Universal de Seguros and Newhaven.
Work highlights Represented JLG Industries in negotiations with a separate company going by the name of JLG Rent in Venezuela.
Highly esteemed disputes expert Román Duque-Corredor is considered an authority in this field by interviewees. They say: "I would choose him as an arbitrator, particularly in a case related to public law." He has over 50 years' experience in the market and has notable abilities in all manner of dispute resolution methods.
Department head Carlos Dominguez is praised by market commentators for his "accurate opinions and availability." Clients note that he is "willing to consider new structures," and continue that "he provides support in the most difficult situations." He is particularly skilled in commercial litigation and IP-related dispute resolution.
José Gregorio Torrealba is recognised by sources, who consider him to be "very involved in this area." They additionally highlight his activity in investor-state arbitration and his strength in public law.
Up-and-coming partner Mark Melilli is highly valued by interviewees. Clients describe him as an "excellent lawyer who provides the client with a great service." Peers report that "he is an expert in proceedings" and add: "He knows how to solve problems effectively."
Significant clients Bayer, Whirlpool, IDACA Imágenes de Diagnóstico Avanzado, Disney, Bandai Namco.