Luis Fernando RODRIGUEZ

Managing Partner

Luis Fernando Rodríguez works as a lawyer, arbitrator, and consultant in investment and commercial arbitrations. He is the managing partner of Wonders & Co SLP, a law firm fully specialized in the resolution of international disputes.

Luis Fernando acts in arbitrations under the main rules (ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, etc.) at the principal arbitration seats (Paris, London, The Hague, Washington, etc.) in disputes involving companies or States from Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. He has direct expertise in disputes concerning engineering projects and complex cross-border transactions in the sectors of telecommunications, healthcare, automotive, gambling, mining, financial services, energy, and construction.

His experience covers disputes governed by international law as well as by legal systems of more than 25 countries, including Albania, Algeria, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dubai, Ecuador, England, Japan, Mauritius, Mexico, Mozambique, Panama, Peru, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United States, and Venezuela.

Until 2020 Luis Fernando worked at the international arbitration boutique Armesto & Asociados, providing legal and secretarial support to arbitral tribunals. Prior to that, Luis Fernando worked at Baker Botts (UK) LLP in London, as a member of the legal teams rep-resenting clients in disputes involving companies and state-owned entities in the construction, energy, and pharma sectors. He also spent two years in California, working on federal and state litigation at Rodriguez & Associates, a leading law firm of trial attorneys.

A Stanford University graduate (LL.M.), Luis Fernando completed his Ph.D. studies from 2008 to 2012, while working as a researcher at Harvard, Oxford, and other world-class universities. He is the author of several books and chapters on ADR mechanisms. He currently teaches international arbitration and comparative contract law at three universities and is a frequent speaker on these topics.

Luis Fernando is founder and President of the Rafael del Pino Club of Arbitrators.

Luis Fernando RODRIGUEZ

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