Mrs Sheilah Vargas Soto > Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International > Lima, Peru > Lawyer Profile
Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International Offices
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Mrs Sheilah Vargas Soto
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Peru > Dispute resolution(Rising stars)
‘One of the best in the Peruvian market‘, Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International houses ‘excellent lawyers‘ who ensure a ‘high quality representation of clients’ interests‘. In particular, those mandating the team praise its abilityto simplify complex issues and communicate effectively with judicial and arbitration panels. The heavyweight practice group of 23 lawyers -almost half of which are at partner or senior associate level- includes arbitration pioneer Javier De Belaunde and practice co-head Ana Maria Arrarte, who both have ‘outstanding practices’, and fellow co-head Maria del Carmen Tovar, who is current chair of the ICC in Peru. An extensive recent caseload includes successfully representing Petroperu in constitutional judicial proceedings following land expropriations by the State; valued at $150m, the case was led by Samuel Abad and set a legal precedent. In other highlights, the firm is acting for Metro de Lima Line 2 in respect of 18 judicial proceedings challenging $16.9m in fines imposed during construction of the Line 2 project. ‘Great lawyer‘ Yvo Cuba Copello completes the five-partner team and creates ‘innovative ideas to avoid disputes ‘, while names to note on the associate bench include Sheilah Vargas Soto, Roxana Gayoso and Enrique Johanson Cervantes.
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