Lindsay Sykes > PPO Abogados > La Paz, Bolivia > Lawyer Profile

PPO Abogados
Av. Ballivian No. 555
Edif. El Dorial – Piso 14
LA PAZ
Bolivia

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration, Intellectual Property (IP), Financial Law, Criminal Defense and Investigations, Compliance.

Position

Partner

Career

Lindsay Sykes leads PPO’s Compliance team, assisting clients in the firm with all aspects of risk management and anticorruption compliance, including corruption risk assessments, analysis and testing of anticorruption and ethics policies, transactional and third party due diligence, anticorruption and compliance training, and internal investigations into allegations of fraud, bribery and other corporate misconduct.

Lindsay is also a member of PPO’s Arbitration team and advises on case strategies and methods for legal analysis and information management and in highly complex disputes. She is an expert in analyzing and communicating complex information in a cross-border legal context.

Prior to joining PPO, Lindsay was an attorney with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where she represented clients in a wide range of cross-border matters, including in investigations by U.S. regulators into allegations of illegal corporate practices, as well as complex commercial disputes. She has led on-the-ground investigations for Fortune 500 companies and international financial institutions throughout the world.

Lindsay is a member of the Steering Committee for Latin America of The Pledge, an international initiative aimed at increasing women’s participation in arbitration, and an Officer of the Structured Settlements Subcommittee of the International Bar Association’s Anticorruption Committee. In 2019, Lindsay was recognized by Chambers & Partners as the Gender Diversity Lawyer of the Year for Bolivia, for her efforts to promote gender diversity within PPO and the legal community.

Prior to studying law, Lindsay was a Fulbright Scholar in Bolivia.

Languages

English (Native), Spanish

Memberships

  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Education

Lindsay obtained her law degree from the George Washington University School of Law, in 2007 and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from the University of Virginia in 2003.

Lawyer Rankings

Bolivia > Dispute resolution

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