August 2018 – Chambers Latin America has released their 2019 edition, and Chaffetz Lindsey’s International Arbitration practice continues to be top-ranked in the region. According to the Chambers Latin America ranking summary, one client said, “I am extraordinarily pleased with the team’s performance. The level of detail in the preparation for the hearing and the performance itself were both excellent.”
Partners David Lindsey, James Hosking, Aníbal Sabater and Yasmine Lahlou were highlighted as notable practitioners.
James Hosking “has impressed observers with his capabilities, as they remark: ‘He’s very knowledgeable and very solid in various areas. He is also able to get a good grasp of other legislations and how to interact with them.'”
Aníbal Martin Sabater was noted for his abilities as both counsel and arbitrator. Sources describe him as “very professional, strategic and capable of understanding complex matters of local law as well as having an excellent knowledge of international law.”
David Lindsey was noted for being “a partner with considerable skill” while Yasmine Lahlou was described by a peer as being “very plugged in and capable.” Chambers specifically highlighted her noteworthy expertise advising on significant cross-border commercial arbitration cases.
Chambers Latin America covers a total of 20 jurisdictions and spans Mexico; Central America; the Caribbean islands of Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico; and all Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries on the South American sub-continent. The guide is published annually every September. The publication ranks both lawyers and law firms based on the publication’s researchers and interviews with lawyers and clients through in-depth personal interviews.
You can view the entire 2019 Chambers Latin America International Arbitration rankings table here.
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