Juan Felipe Merizalde

Juan Felipe Merizalde

Juan Felipe Merizalde is a civil and common law lawyer with more than 15 years of experience in international arbitration.  His practice focuses on international commercial and investment arbitration, particularly disputes involving Latin American parties.  He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in over 80 cases, representing States, State-owned entities, and private parties before the most renowned institutions.  Juan Felipe is Co-Chair of the International Bar Association's Under 40 Arbitration Subcommittee (IBA Arb-40) and President of the Disciplinary Commission of the División Mayor del Fútbol Colombiano (DIMAYOR). He has a double law degree from the Universidad del Rosario (in Bogota) and the Université Panthéon Assas (in Paris). He also obtained master’s degrees from Panthéon-Assas and New York University. He is admitted to practice in Colombia, New York, District of Columbia (Special Legal Consultant) and sat for and approved the Paris Bar Exam (Art. 100).

Publications

Arbitration | 11mos

Chapter: Colombia

Arbitration Law Over Borders Comparative Guide provides a comprehensive understanding of the current complexities of international arbitration across 16 jurisdictions. Written by expert practitioners, the guide covers all the key aspects of the arbitral process, including the requirements for validi...

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