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Adrián Magallanes

Adrián Magallanes

amagallanes@vwys.com.mx

Adrián is an arbitration and litigation expert admitted to practise in Mexico and New York, with nearly 20 years of experience working in Mexico City, Washington, DC and Beijing.

He has acted as counsel in arbitrations (ICC, LCIA, ICSID, AAA, ICDR, UNCITRAL, CAM, CANACO) in the commercial, infrastructure, energy and investor-state sectors, and also appears as arbitrator. His litigation experience includes commercial and administrative law trials before Mexican Courts, class actions, and transnational litigations. He has also acted as an expert on Mexican law before courts in the United States.  

Adrián is a former chairman of the Arbitration Committee of the Mexican Bar Association, treasurer of the Arbitration Committee of the International Bar Association, and professor of International Litigation at the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City. He has been recognised as a leader in his field by editorials including Global Arbitration Review, Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, Chambers and Partners and Who's Who Legal. These latter editorials describe him as an “extremely talented practitioner”, an “excellent strategist” and “a very bright and eloquent force in Mexico’s arbitration market”.

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