October 2017 – Chambers and Legal 500 have recently released their annual Latin America rankings tables, and Chaffetz Lindsey’s International Arbitration team continues to be recognized as a top-tier firms for its work across the region.
Categorized by Chambers Latin America as a “well-regarded dispute resolution boutique with a compact but highly rated bench,” Chaffetz Lindsey’s lawyers were acknowledged by clients for their focus, noting: “The level of their commitment is amazing – they work as if yours is the only case they have. We receive a very high quality of service from the team.”
Several of the firm’s international arbitration team members were ranked individually:
- David Lindsey, who has been ranked by Chambers Latin America every year since its inception, was praised by market commentators for his “outstanding performance” and being “100% dedicated to achieving the best for his client” and “excellent in digesting and addressing the company’s and shareholders’ concerns.”
- James Hosking was highlighted by Chambers Latin America for being “very organized, analytical and detail-oriented,” in addition to having “an outstanding ability to dissect an issue and methodically address each of its parts.”
- Aníbal Martin Sabater was promoted this year by Chambers Latin America to Band 3 for being a highly respected practitioner in this field and for acting as both counsel and arbitrator on complex claims. Sources report that he “has a lot of experience dealing with arbitrations against Latin American states, so he has the necessary background to guide the company through the complexities of an international arbitration process.” Legal 500 Latin America included Aníbal as a Leading Lawyer for the first time this year.
- Yasmine Lahlou was recognized by Chambers Latin America for being “very experienced in this space” and “adaptable to sensitive situations, as well as being a fact-finder and detail-oriented practitioner.” Yasmine has been named to Chambers Latin America’s Ranked Lawyers list for the first time.
Chambers Latin America ranks lawyers and law firms based on feedback from clients and peers. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client. To view the complete rankings able for their 2018 release, click here.
Legal 500 Latin America is an independent guide on the legal markets across Latin America, which conducts research based on interviews with clients and peer lawyers. For more information about the 2017 Legal 500 Latin America International Arbitration rankings, please click here.