Bolivia

Review

Dispute resolution
Bufete Aguirre Quintanilla Soria & Nishizawa (BAQSN)

BAQSN, otherwise known as Bufete Aguirre, Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa, offers a range of services from two distinct locations in La Paz and Santa Cruz de la Sierra. The firm is noted for particular strengths in the intellectual property and tax areas, as well as a notable strength behind the efforts of group leader Ariel Morales. Morales has developed a stellar reputation participating in disputes related to civil, commercial, labor, family, and bankruptcy actions. Other notable practitioners include Perla Koziner, who is recognized for her work in intellectual property opposition actions.

Dentons Guevara & Gutiérrez

Guevara & Gutiérrez underwent a recent development after announcing a combination with global institution Dentons in March 2021. The only global law firm in Bolivia, Dentons Guevara & Gutierrez is now home to two offices in La Paz and Santa Cruz with nine partners and 25 total lawyers. The dispute resolution team is renowned for its national and international arbitration prowess, labor and social security litigation, banking and financial litigation, civil, commercial and corporate litigation, product liability disputes, and regulatory litigation.

Litigation star and founding partner Ramiro Guevara continues his work on commercial law actions and commercial and investment arbitration proceedings. New litigation star Rodrigo Rivera has experience as Bolivian counsel on various international arbitrations and litigations. He routinely acts on matters of enforcement of foreign judgments, as well as in criminal, administrative, and antitrust litigation.

Moreno Baldivieso

Moreno Baldivieso is recognized as a leading Bolivian firm in commercial and investment arbitration. The dispute resolution team is skilled in local and international proceedings under the rules of the ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL, and CIAC. In recent years, the group has represented foreign investors whose assets were expropriated by the Bolivian government in the energy, telecommunications, mining, and hydrocarbon sectors. Notable litigators include practice co-heads Delfor Zapata Avendano and Andres Moreno, as well as newly added litigation stars Ramiro Moreno Baldivieso and Rene Claure Veizaga.