Felipe Nazar Pagani
Felipe Nazar Pagani is an arbitration attorney based in New York.
Felipe represents parties in investment and commercial disputes (both in the U.S. and internationally). His experience spans construction, mining, energy, and public works concessions. He also regularly advises on the preparation of arbitration clauses in complex international operations, law and forum selection, and investment treaty planning.
Before joining White & Case in 2016, Felipe was a senior associate at a leading Chilean law firm where he handled dozens of Spanish-language disputes before international tribunals and national courts. After obtaining his LLM at NYU Law in 2013, Felipe joined the Washington, DC arbitration group of a major international law firm and consulted for construction companies investing in Latin America.
Member of the team representing the investors in an ICSID claim against Argentina concerning the nationalization of the country's private pension system (MetLife, Inc., & Others v. Argentine Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB/17/17)
Member of the team representing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in a claim concerning a project for the construction of a power and desalination plant in Saudi Arabia (Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ICSID Case No. ARB/17/43)
Member of the team representing the investors in ICSID arbitration Tidewater Inc. et al. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (ICSID Case No. ARB/10/5)
Member of the team representing the investors in ICSID arbitration Accession Mezzanine Capital L.P. et al. v. Republic of Hungary (ICSID Case No. ARB/12/3)
International Commercial Arbitration
Member of the team representing the owner in a AAA arbitration concerning the construction of car manufacturing facility located in the U.S.
Member of the team representing the owner in a AAA arbitration concerning the construction of a flue gas desulfurization project at a power plant located in the U.S.
Co-counsel to a global engineering company in an ICC arbitration concerning a dispute with a contractor who abandoned a transmission line project in Brazil and Chile
Counsel to a French food services and facilities management company in three ICC arbitrations and two parallel domestic arbitrations arising out of a joint venture to build and operate penitentiary facilities in Chile
Counsel to a Colombian oil company in an ICC arbitration concerning violations of various representations and warranties in a share purchase agreement
Member of the team representing a major mining company in an ICDR arbitration against a contractor involving an EPC contract subject to Florida law
Member of the team advising one of the world's largest mining companies in preparation for arbitration arising out of an EPC contract for the construction of a major expansion of its facilities in Chile. The dispute settled on terms favorable to the client
Member of the team representing a Spanish construction company in an ad hoc arbitration against a German contractor concerning the construction of stem walls for a railway project
Domestic litigation and arbitration (Chile)
Counsel to Western Technology Services International Inc. in enforcement proceedings before the Supreme Court of Chile
Counsel to a subsidiary of BHP Billiton plc. in parallel litigation and arbitration proceedings arising from a contract for the construction and erection of equipment for the production of copper
Member of the team representing Endesa in litigation against Leap Wireless International, Inc. concerning violations of various representations and warranties in a share purchase agreement
Member of the team representing Emelari, Eliqsa and Elecda in an arbitration against GasAtacama concerning the latter's decision to terminate several energy supply contracts as a result of the Argentine gas crisis (Deal of the Year Dispute Resolution, Latin Lawyer 2009)
Member of the team representing a Chilean subsidiary of Shell before the Supreme Court of Chile in proceedings seeking to vacate a multi-million fine imposed by the Chilean Competition Tribunal
Arbitral Boards Under Public Concessions Law (Chile)
Counsel to the concessionaire of a penitentiary concession in two arbitrations against the Republic of Chile
Clerk to Arbitral Boards handling disputes involving an airport and two road concessions