Pedro José Izquierdo is a member of the international arbitration group at White & Case, based in Mexico City. His practice is focused on advising and representing clients in international arbitrations in Latin America. In particular, his experience has focused on disputes relating to energy, natural resources, construction, and infrastructure.
Mr. Izquierdo's experience includes commercial and investment disputes, both as an advocate and in the preparation of legal expert reports for disputes in various international and domestic jurisdictions. Additionally, Mr. Izquierdo has advised clients in cross-border transactions involving foreign investors and in regulatory and antitrust matters spanning multiple jurisdictions. Mr. Izquierdo is also adjunct professor of law at the Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City.
Mr. Izquierdo joined White & Case in May 2016 from a top-tier law firm in Ecuador. He has published on local and international law as well as legal theory and political science and has spoken on public law and on international arbitration in Spain, Mexico and Ecuador.
Panelist at ICC YAF Conference «El future del Arbitraje de Inversión», 18 August 2016: Mexico City
«¡Gracias, pero no! Reconsideración de decisiones arbitrales», 1 April 2016: ICC YAF Conference, De Freud a Redfern: Filosofía y Práctica del Arbitraje Internacional , Quito
«El recurso de casación ante el neoconstitucionalismo garantista: crítica filosófica y constitucional de una casación de minimis», FORO Revista de Derecho, No. 23 – I semestre 2015 (published October 2016), Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (Ecuador), pp. 95-130
«El concepto de soberanía en el pensamiento de John Adams(Doctoral Dissertation), Pamplona, 2015
«Ecuador» (Chapter) in Banking Regulation, 2nd Edition, Global Legal Insights, 2015
«Ecuador» (Chapter) in International Arbitration, 1st Edition, Global Legal Insights, 2015
«Reason and Democracy: The Potential Renewal of the Idea of Aristocracy», Ius Humani Revista de Derecho, Vol. 3 (2012-2013), pp. 51-76