February 2019 – Chambers & Partners has released its 2019 Global Guide and recognized Chaffetz Lindsey’s International Arbitration practice. The firm’s International Arbitration practice has consistently been ranked in Chambers USA and Latin America, but this marks the first time Chaffetz Lindsey as a firm has been listed in the global rankings. David Lindsey and Aníbal Sabater continue to be individually ranked as well.
Chambers Global states the firm “earns recognition for its deep expertise in cross-border arbitration disputes” and is “well regarded for its excellent experience in investment treaty and commercial arbitration.” The publication also highlights the firm’s “notable expertise concerning disputes arising in the energy, construction and insurance sectors” and “has additional capabilities concerning disputes involving European and Asian jurisdictions.”
Clients tell Chambers they recommend the firm for its ”practical, business-minded advice,” remarking: “The lawyers are extremely responsive…the level of client service is exceptional” and “the firm’s cross-border capabilities and co-ordination are excellent.” Another source said “They are smart, fast and proactive,” whilst “being very calm and giving a lot of confidence to the client.”
David Lindsey has been consistently ranked and “well regarded for his expertise in international disputes.” It is noted he “gives comfort and confidence to the client.” This is Aníbal Sabater’s second consecutive appearance on the Global list and he is recognized for his foreign expertise in Spain and Latin America. Chambers reports that he is “well known in the market for his activity in significant Latin American arbitrations and is further commended for his experience handling European cases. He is lauded for his deep understanding of both commercial and investor-state proceedings.”
Since 1999, Chambers & Partners has been researching the global legal profession, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms. Chambers Global 2019 rankings are determined through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients worldwide. The results are audited independently and are based on a range of professional qualities most valued by clients.