Associate

Ignacio Wernicke

Overview

Ignacio is an associate in our Buenos Aires office. Before joining Dechamps International Law, he worked in the dispute resolution department of two Argentine law firms and in a National Commercial Court in Buenos Aires.

Ignacio coaches the University of Buenos Aires’ team for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

Experience

  • Representing an Argentine company in a CEMA arbitration against another Argentine company in its claim concerning violations of a natural gas supply contract. The arbitration is ongoing.
  • Representing Latin American Regional Aviation Holding S. de R.L. in an ICSID arbitration against Uruguay (ICSID Case No. ARB/19/16) under the Panama-Uruguay BIT. Claim related to measures taken by Uruguay that affected the claimant’s investment in Pluna Líneas Aéreas Uruguayas S.A., a local airline. The amount in dispute is over US$800 million. The arbitration is ongoing.
  • Representing Romania in an ICSID arbitration initiated by Fin.Doc S.r.l. and others (ICSID Case No. ARB/20/35) under the Energy Charter Treaty. Claim related to measures taken by Romania in the renewable energy sector. The amount in dispute is confidential. The arbitration is ongoing.