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Adrián Magallanes

Adrián Magallanes
Guillermo González Camarena 1100 - Piso 7
Col. Santa Fe, Delegación Alvaro Obregon
Mexico City
+52 55 5258 1057


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Adrián is a litigation and arbitration practitioner admitted to practice in Mexico and New York. He has been a member of Von Wobeser y Sierra since 2002.

Counsel in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations (ICC, LCIA, ICSID, AAA- ICDR, UNCITRAL, CAM, CANACO) in the commercial, infra-structure, energy, oil and gas, and investor state areas. He has also acted as arbitrator in commercial cases.

He appears before Mexican courts, including the Mexican Supreme Court, in various types of litigation proceedings; particularly in commercial and administrative law related disputes. His experience also includes several class action cases, transnational litigations with parallel proceedings in different jurisdictions, and constitutional law trials (Amparos).

In addition to his experience in Mexico, Adrián worked in the dispute resolution practice groups of Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, DC, and King & Wood Mallesons in Beijing, PRC.

He is a graduate of the Free School of Law in Mexico City (summa cum laude) and holds an LLM degree from New York University, where he received the Arthur T Vanderbilt Scholar Award for academic merit and a full tuition scholarship. He also studied arbitration at postgraduate level at McGill University, in Montreal.

Adrián ­is the chairman of the arbitration commission of the Mexican Bar Association, and former executive and global advisory board member of the ICDR Y&I. He is professor of international litigation at the Free School of Law and teaches in the postgraduate arbitration programme organised by this law school and the ICC International Court of Arbitration. 

WWL says: Adrián Magallanes is one of Mexico's leading corporate litigators and a superb performer in the courtroom.

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