Associate

Juan Pablo Blasco

 

Overview

Juan Pablo is an associate in our Buenos Aires office. Before joining Dechamps International Law, he worked at a boutique law firm in Argentina.

Juan Pablo is a teaching assistant of Public International Law at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He also coaches the UBA team for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

Experience

  • Representing Glencore Finance (Bermuda) Limited in an UNCITRAL arbitration against Bolivia (PCA Case No. 2016-39) under the United Kingdom-Bolivia BIT. Claim related to Bolivia’s expropriatory measures that affected the claimant’s investments in the mining sector. The amount in dispute is approximately US$675 million. The arbitration is ongoing.
  • Representing The Lopez-Goyne Family Trust and others in an ICSID arbitration against Nicaragua (ICSID Case No. ARB/17/44) under the DR-CAFTA. Claim related to measures taken by Nicaragua that affected the claimants’ rights under an oil concession agreement. The amount in dispute is confidential. 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 company. The amount in dispute is over US$800 million. The arbitration is ongoing.

Publications

  • Amici Curiae in Investment Arbitration, JusMundi, September 2020, co-authored with Pablo Jaroslavsky.