In this chapter, we feature 34 individuals for their standout arbitration practices covering high-value commercial proceedings and complex investment treaty disputes.
Most Highly Regarded
Von Wobeser y Sierra achieves five listings here.
Claus von Wobeser is “highly known and respected” among sources who recognise him as “a careful, thoughtful arbitrator with immense experience” and “superb judgement”.
Alexandra von Wobeser is “absolutely excellent” when handling complex commercial and investment treaty proceedings.
Adrián Magallanes is a distinguished arbitration lawyer who excels when it comes to commercial disputes across a range of sectors.
Montserrat Manzano “is superb” according to impressed sources who cite her deep knowledge of investment arbitrations.
Diego Sierra is a dispute resolution expert who is praised for his profound ability “to understand the key points of a complex case”.
DLA Piper’s Kate Brown de Vejar is celebrated as “smart and strategic” by observers who cite her impeccable track record in disputes across the mining, oil and gas, and construction sectors.
Gerardo Lozano Alarcón is hailed as “the best active arbitrator in Mexico” who impresses with his wealth of experience across a range of sectors, including insurance, infrastructure and energy.
Francisco González de Cossío of González de Cossío Abogados is heralded as “one of the best young arbitrators in Mexico” thanks to his outstanding experience of complex international disputes.
At Galicia Abogados, Cecilia Azar Manzur enjoys a strong reputation in the Mexican market as “one of the best practitioners acting both as counsel and arbitrator”.
Rodrigo Zamora Etcharren draws praise from sources who consider him as “very well versed in both litigation and arbitration”.
At Hogan Lovells, Luis Enrique Graham is commended by peers who rate him as “a reference acting as counsel in high-stake arbitrations in Mexico”.
Omar Guerrero Rodríguez is highly regarded dispute resolution specialist, commended by sources for his “strategic thinking, clarity and extensive experience.”
Gabriela Alvarez-Avila at Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle is hailed as a “senior stateswoman” who is recognised as “a reference in investor-state arbitration in Mexico”.
At González de Castilla Abogados, Emilio González de Castilla Jr earns considerable praise as “one of the most highly skilled attorneys acting in both fields arbitration and litigation”.
Cecilia Flores Rueda of Flores Rueda Abogados is a leading arbitration specialist who regularly acts as counsel and arbitrator in complex international disputes, ranging from joint ventures to infrastructure projects.
At Ritch Mueller Heather y Nicolau, Thomas Heather is a strong dispute resolution practitioner who sources regard as “brilliant in restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings”.
Herfried Wöss of Wöss & Partners is highlighted for his remarkable experience as arbitrator and counsel, in complex disputes related to the energy and infrastructure sectors.
White & Case’s Rafael Llano Oddone is a key player in the market who possesses “extensive experience of arbitration involving large infrastructure projects”.
José Maria Abascal at Abascal Flores y Segovia is identified as “a senior figure” among peers thanks to his 40 years’ experience of high-value domestic and international arbitration proceedings.
Carlos Loperena R at Loperena Lerch y Martín del Campo receives plaudits from sources thanks to his immense experience of both litigation and arbitration cases.