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Experience and list of cases

Representative investment disputes have included:

 

  • PCA CAse No. 2017-41, an investment dispute between an investor in the energy sector and a Latin American State under the UNCITRAL Rules (secretary of the arbitral tribunal)
  • Carlos Rios y Francisco Javier Rios v. Republic of Chile (ICSID Case No. ARB/17/16), an investment dispute relating to concession contracts in the public transportation sector in Chile (assistant to the arbitral tribunal)
  • PCA Case No. 2016-7, an investment dispute between an investor in the energy sector and a South Asian State under the UNCITRAL Rules (secretary of the arbitral tribunal)
  • Infinito Gold Ltd. v. Republic of Costa Rica (ICSID Case No. ARB/14/5), an ICSID case relating to the termination of a concession for the exploitation of a gold mine in Costa Rica (assistant to the arbitral tribunal)
  • Ioan Micula, Viorel Micula S.C. European Food S.A., S.C. Starmill S.R.L. and S.C. Multipack S.R.L. v. Romania (ICSID Case No ARB/05/20), an ICSID case relating to the revocation by Romania of customs duties exemptions in the context of its accession to the European Union (assistant to the arbitral tribunal)
  • Aguaytía Energy, LLC v. Republic of Peru (ICSID Case No. ARB/6/13), an ICSID arbitration concerning the Peruvian energy sector brought under a legal stability agreement (member of the counsel team representing the Republic of Peru)
  • Abaclat and others v. Argentine Republic (previously Giovanna a Beccara and others v. Argentine Republic) (ICSID Case No. ARB/07/5), an ICSID arbitration related to Argentina’s obligations under sovereign bonds (member of the counsel team representing the claimants)
  • Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide v. Republic of the Philippines (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/25), an ICSID arbitration concerning a concession to build and operate an airport terminal in the Philippines (member of the counsel team representing the Republic of the Philippines)
  • A dispute related to the shutdown of an industrial plant in a Latin American State (member of the counsel team representing the claimant)

 

 

Representative commercial disputes have included:

  • An ICC arbitration arising from an assembly contract related to the construction of a refinery in Peru (co-arbitrator)
  • An ICC arbitration arising from a sale purchase agreement in the renewable energy sector in Honduras (sole arbitrator)
  • An ICC arbitration arising from an agreement for consulting services in Hong Kong (sole arbitrator)
  • An LCIA arbitration relating to a contract for the provision of management and consulting services in Spain (sole arbitrator)
  • An ICC arbitration relating to a contract for the provision of services in the gas sector in Peru (sole arbitrator)
  • Three ICC arbitrations (ultimately consolidated into one) concerning the termination of a gas purchase agreement and a gas transport agreement involving two State-owned companies and two private companies in Latin America (secretary of the arbitral tribunals)
  • An ICC arbitration between a Greek company and a German company related to the sale of an industrial machine (counsel for the claimant)
  • An ad hoc arbitration concerning the construction of a high-speed railway line between the concessionaire and the awarding States (secretary of the arbitral tribunal)
  • An ICC arbitration related to a shareholders dispute in the retail industry in Brazil (secretary of the arbitral tribunal)
  • An ICC arbitration concerning the construction of a power plant in Mexico (secretary of the arbitral tribunal)
  • An UNCITRAL arbitration concerning the purchase of a mining company in China (secretary of the arbitral tribunal)
  • An ICC arbitration concerning a concession to build and operate an airport terminal in the Philippines (member of the counsel team representing the respondent)
  • A dispute concerning the construction of a power plant in Ecuador (member of the counsel team representing the respondent)
  • An arbitration relating to a gas transportation agreement involving a pipeline between Chile and Argentina (member of the counsel team representing the claimant)

Other disputes have included:

  • A State to State arbitration under the LCIA rules arising under a trade agreement (secretary of the arbitral tribunal)
  • A securities fraud case in Chile involving a foreign bank (member of the counsel team representing the respondent)