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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

 Montserrat Manzano is “an outstanding lawyer” who has “great talent and a deep knowledge of the field”. She is praised for her superb work handling both complex investment and commercial arbitration proceedings.

Biography

Montserrat has a Master of Law degree from the University of Cambridge and specialises in international dispute resolution. Her practice in Von Wobeser y Sierra, where she is partner, focuses on international commercial and investment arbitration. Montserrat has participated in more than 50 international arbitration proceedings, either as secretary or counsel, under the ICC, ICDR, UNCITRAL and ICSID rules. She has broad experience applying both regional and public international law, in a variety of disputes, most of which involve public works contracts, energy, and oil and gas. As a Mexican-qualified lawyer, she has successfully represented clients in administrative and constitutional proceedings before Mexican courts, including proceedings in support of arbitration and provisional measures. Her work is truly international, having worked in Paris at one of the most recognised international arbitration and public law practices worldwide. Her academic record is outstanding, having obtained a law degree (with honours) from the Universidad Iberoamericana; a diploma in international commercial arbitration (first in class) from the ICC and the Escuela Libre de Derecho; and an LLM from Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge. In 2018 she successfully concluded the diploma of the ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Latin America, and in 2017 concluded her term as chair to the Young Institute for Transnational Arbitration. Recognised for her expertise, she has been named Future Leader of Arbitration under 45 by Who’s Who Legal and recognised in GAR 100. Montserrat speaks and writes regularly on arbitration-related issues and participates in diversity initiatives within her firm and beyond with ArbitralWomen, AbogadasMX and the Cyrus R Vance Center for International Justice.

National Leader

Mexico - Arbitration

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Montserrat Manzano is a highly experienced and talented lawyer who focuses her practice on providing clients with in-depth advice in commercial and investment arbitrations in industries that include shipping, construction and energy.

Biography

Montserrat has a Master of Law degree from the University of Cambridge and specialises in international dispute resolution. Her practice in Von Wobeser y Sierra, where she is partner, focuses on international commercial and investment arbitration. Montserrat has participated in more than 50 international arbitration proceedings, either as secretary or counsel, under the ICC, ICDR, UNCITRAL and ICSID rules. She has broad experience applying both regional and public international law, in a variety of disputes, most of which involve public works contracts, energy, and oil and gas. As a Mexican-qualified lawyer, she has successfully represented clients in administrative and constitutional proceedings before Mexican courts, including proceedings in support of arbitration and provisional measures. Her work is truly international, having worked in Paris at one of the most recognised international arbitration and public law practices worldwide. Her academic record is outstanding, having obtained a law degree (with honours) from the Universidad Iberoamericana; a diploma in international commercial arbitration (first in class) from the ICC and the Escuela Libre de Derecho; and an LLM from Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge. In 2018 she successfully concluded the diploma of the ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Latin America, and in 2017 concluded her term as chair to the Young Institute for Transnational Arbitration. Recognised for her expertise, she has been named Future Leader of Arbitration under 45 by Who’s Who Legal and recognised in GAR 100. Montserrat speaks and writes regularly on arbitration-related issues and participates in diversity initiatives within her firm and beyond with ArbitralWomen, AbogadasMX and the Cyrus R Vance Center for International Justice.

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