Three Crowns has moved up to a Tier 1 ranking for international arbitration in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 Latin America. Gaëtan Verhoosel KC and Carmen Martinez Lopez continue to be recognised as “Leading Individuals” with Agustin G. Sanz again ranked as a “Rising Star”. Luke Sobota and Laura França Pereira have also been recognised in the guide as recommended lawyers.
“THREE CROWNS HAS A PEDIGREE THAT IS SECOND TO NONE”
In once again naming Three Crowns a leading practice, The Legal 500 highlights Three Crowns as “the largest specialist international arbitration firm in the world” that has “an outstanding record in Latin America”. The publication notes that the firm’s “deep civil law credentials, language capabilities, and cultural links to the region … provide the basis for a thriving practice in both investor-state and commercial cases”. Sources highlight that the firm has “a pedigree that is second to none” and “a fantastic team with acute knowledge in LatAm”, with another adding that the team “understands the reality of the market”.
“OUTSTANDING RECORD IN LATIN AMERICA”
In continuing his ranking as a “Leading individual” for 2024, The Legal 500 highlights that Gaëtan is a “a leading arbitral practitioner with a first-class track record in the region”. Gaëtan has served as advocate and as arbitrator in numerous commercial and investment treaty arbitrations where significant financial recoveries were at stake or novel legal issues raised.
Carmen also maintains her ranking as a “Leading Individual” in this year’s guide, which describes her as a “leading Latin America international arbitration expert”. Carmen has appeared as advocate in numerous investment treaty and commercial arbitrations, both under the rules of the major arbitral institutions and ad hoc, across a variety of jurisdictions.
In this edition of the guide, The Legal 500 recognises Luke as a recommended practitioner in Latin America, with sources noting his “acute knowledge” of the region. Luke represents private and sovereign clients in some of their most significant commercial, investor-State, and inter-State arbitrations. His practice spans the technology, energy, and financial sectors and includes successfully prosecuting one of the largest ICC cases in history.
Agustin continues to be ranked as a “Rising Star” in this year’s guide, in which The Legal 500 describes him as a “prominent” practitioner. Agustin has extensive experience of both international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations involving disputes in a broad range of sectors. He also advises sovereigns and international organisations in matters of public international law.
Laura was newly recognised as a recommended lawyer in this edition of the guide. Laura specialises in international commercial and investor-State arbitration, and she has experience acting in complex and high-value disputes across a range of sectors, including banking and finance, energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, and retail.« Back