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Clifford Chance

2001 K STREET NW, WASHINGTON DC 20006-1001, USA
Tel:
Work +1 20006 1001
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Fax +1 20006 1001
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Web:
www.cliffordchance.com

Ignacio Suarez Anzorena

Tel:
Work +1 202912 5185
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Clifford Chance

Work Department

Litigation & dispute resolution

Position

Ignacio Suarez Anzorena's practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and investor-state disputes resulting from the application of bilateral investment treaties.

Ignacio has acted and given advice before the ICC, AAA, LCIA, and particularly ICSID. He has represented clients from various South American countries, including Argentina and Brazil as well as Europe and the Middle East.


Latin America: International firms

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Clifford Chance is particularly recommended for handling investment treaty and commercial arbitration in the energy, infrastructure, oil and gas, and telecoms sectors. The team recently acted for a Spanish investor in an UNCITRAL claim against Bolivia arising from the expropriation of a concession agreement to run the country’s three international airports; it is also representing mineral resource exploration-and-development companies Galway Gold and Red Eagle Exploration in two separate ICSID arbitrations against the Republic of Colombia. Recent activity on the commercial arbitration side includes ICC arbitration relating to alleged breach of contract and a number of multimillion-dollar construction disputes. The practice, led by Washington DC-based Ignacio Suarez Anzorena, also includes special consultant JosĂ© Ignacio GarcĂ­a Cueto, who is praised for his ‘deep knowledge combined with the eloquence and legal thinking of a junior partner’. London-based Janet Whittaker is an additional name to note.

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United States: Dispute resolution

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Clifford Chance's commercial arbitration practice has 'rigorous and deep knowledge' of investment disputes, with a key strength in Latin America-facing work. The team recently acted for Galway Gold in a disputes with the Republic of Colombia under ICSID arbitration rules; that matter was led by Washington DC-based Ignacio Suarez Anzorena, who is noted for his 'experienced strategic view'. Also recommended is 'sharp-thinking' José García Cueto in Washington DC. Other key clients include Enel Green Power and Red Eagle Exploration.

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