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Colombia: Dispute resolution

Arbitration
Dispute resolution: arbitration - ranked: tier 1

Suescún Abogados

Suescún Abogados is ‘a recognisable name in the arbitration field’ and is very active representing local and international clients in complex, high-end instructions. The team is led by the ‘respected’ Jorge Suescún, who is ‘an authority in arbitration matters’, and also includes Felipe Suescún. The firm is acting for Carbones del Cerrejón in a $200m international arbitration dispute against Ferrovial in connection with the construction of marine works and structures; and is also representing two Goldman Sachs subsidiaries in a multi-party international arbitration before the ICC relating to the transportation of coal via a Colombian railway network. Other significant clients include Colombian Natural Resources and China United Engineering Corporation.

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Litigation
Leading lawyers

Jorge Suescún - Suescún Abogados

Next generation lawyers

Felipe Suescún - Suescún Abogados

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Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

With ‘a truly international practice’, Zuleta Abogados Asociados S.A.S is an arbitration and international litigation boutique founded in 2017 by the ‘very knowledgeable’ Eduardo Zuleta, who ‘is at the top of his game: a leading practitioner in international arbitration’. Also at the firm are Rafael Bernal, who was previously director of the arbitration and conciliation centre of the Bogotá chamber of commerce, Antonio Aljure and Gustavo Suárez. Posse Herrera Ruiz founding partner Daniel Posse is ‘very strong in international arbitration’, and sits as a member of the Colombian Arbitration Committee among many other high-profile roles. Suescún Abogados attracts, through its key contacts Jorge Suescún Melo and Felipe Suescun de Roa, regular referrals from international law firms involved in high-profile international arbitration cases relating to Colombia. It also handles disputes as lead counsel, recently representing coal exporter Carbones del Cerrejón in an ICC arbitration with Ferrovial relating to the construction of marine works.

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Colombia: Dispute resolution

Arbitration
Dispute resolution: arbitration - ranked: tier 1

Suescún Abogados

Suescún Abogados is ‘a recognisable name in the arbitration field’ and is very active representing local and international clients in complex, high-end instructions. The team is led by the ‘respected’ Jorge Suescún, who is ‘an authority in arbitration matters’, and also includes Felipe Suescún. The firm is acting for Carbones del Cerrejón in a $200m international arbitration dispute against Ferrovial in connection with the construction of marine works and structures; and is also representing two Goldman Sachs subsidiaries in a multi-party international arbitration before the ICC relating to the transportation of coal via a Colombian railway network. Other significant clients include Colombian Natural Resources and China United Engineering Corporation.

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Litigation
Leading lawyers

Jorge Suescún - Suescún Abogados

Next generation lawyers

Felipe Suescún - Suescún Abogados

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Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

With ‘a truly international practice’, Zuleta Abogados Asociados S.A.S is an arbitration and international litigation boutique founded in 2017 by the ‘very knowledgeable’ Eduardo Zuleta, who ‘is at the top of his game: a leading practitioner in international arbitration’. Also at the firm are Rafael Bernal, who was previously director of the arbitration and conciliation centre of the Bogotá chamber of commerce, Antonio Aljure and Gustavo Suárez. Posse Herrera Ruiz founding partner Daniel Posse is ‘very strong in international arbitration’, and sits as a member of the Colombian Arbitration Committee among many other high-profile roles. Suescún Abogados attracts, through its key contacts Jorge Suescún Melo and Felipe Suescun de Roa, regular referrals from international law firms involved in high-profile international arbitration cases relating to Colombia. It also handles disputes as lead counsel, recently representing coal exporter Carbones del Cerrejón in an ICC arbitration with Ferrovial relating to the construction of marine works.

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