October 2015 – Chambers Latin America has released its 2016 rankings, and Chaffetz Lindsey’s International Arbitration team has again been recognized as one of the top tier firms for its work across the region. Categorized by the publication as a “deeply respected dispute resolution boutique with a solid footing in the Latin American market,” Chaffetz Lindsey was noted for standout expertise with sovereign disputes and strong offerings this year in Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. Additionally, the firm was acknowledged for maintaining “strong working relationships with a number of local counsel.” One client told researchers, “I am always very impressed with the team; these are very sophisticated lawyers.”
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 as “an incredible lawyer” who “really leads on a case.” James Hosking was noted as an esteemed figure in the international arbitration scene and for being “client-oriented.” Aníbal Sabater, described as a respected partner, received praise from market observers, one who commented: “I am very impressed with him.” Jennifer Permesly’s clients said: “I have an incredibly high opinion of her” and “she is outstanding.”
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.