Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation

The intense involvement of our lawyers in litigation is one of the firm’s hallmarks. It arises from more than two decades of experience in representing clients in disputes across a wide range of segments in business law. The lawyers in our litigation practice area represent domestic and international clients in judicial, administrative and arbitration proceedings, including:

  • Controlling and minority shareholders in corporate litigations, versing on matters such as corporate dissolutions, dividend distribution, audit committees, and participation in general shareholders’ meetings and board meetings;
  • Arbitration proceedings involving financial and supply agreements, EPC agreements, mining rights and business disputes in general;
  • Companies participating in government bids;
  • Disputes involving shopping centers, including those between shopping center co-developers or between developers and tenants, the representation of developers in proceedings involving public authorities, and disputes related to consumer relations;
  • Representation of airport concessionaires in disputes related to the concession agreement, disputes with tenants and disputes for the exploration of commercial spaces, among others;
  • Recovery of credits for financial institutions, companies and funds;
  • Civil liability claims;
  • Class actions;
  • Disputes involving real estate rights and the possession of property.

Our litigation team also has extensive experience in assisting clients in alternative dispute resolution, especially in mediations in legal business matters.


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