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Carmen Haché

Associate

Office
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Calle Rafael Augusto Sánchez # 86
+ 1 809 792 5200
Roble Corporate Center, 7th floor
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Carmen is a Dominican practitioner who focuses her practice on international arbitration, both commercial and investment disputes.

 

Before joining Adell & Merizalde, Carmen worked as a law clerk in a top-tier multinational law firm in Santo Domingo, where she gained considerable experience in commercial and investment arbitration disputes under a variety of arbitration rules and institutions. She has significant experience in disputes within the construction, natural resources, retail, and sports industries. Carmen has also contributed on matters of civil, commercial and employment litigation, as well as acquisition due diligence projects.

 

She participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition where she ranked as a top oralist in the international rounds and continues to be involved with the competition as a coach for her university’s team. She also holds a First Class Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in International Politics, Economics and Law from Middlesex University London, where she worked as a learning assistant for the Introduction to Development, and UK & EU Human Rights Law courses.

Credentials

Education

  • Universidad Iberoamericana, Law Degree with concentrations in Administrative and Corporate Law (ongoing)

  • Middlesex University London, BA First Class Honors in International Politics, Economics and Law

  • Bloomberg, Core Market Concepts Course

Languages

  • Spanish

  • English

  • French

Relevant Matters

  • Part of the team that represents Costa Rica in an ICSID arbitration filed by German investors arising from expropriation proceedings relating to the construction of a hydroelectric dam.  The language of the arbitration is Spanish.

  • Part of the team that represents a State Entity of a South American state in an ad hoc arbitration related to the expansion and conversion project of a high-capacity road. Over US$70 million in dispute. The language of the arbitration is Spanish.

  • Part of the team that represented the Republic of Ecuador in an UNCITRAL arbitration filed by an American investor related to the construction and modernization of major oil refineries. Over US$ 200 million in dispute. The language of the arbitration was English.

  • Part of the team that represented the Republic of Costa Rica in an ICSID arbitration filed by a Spanish investor related to the closure of poultry production facilities.  Over US$ 100 million in dispute. The language of the arbitration was Spanish.

  • ​​Part of the team that represented a Latin American state in an ICC arbitration filed by a Spanish company related to construction of public services infrastructure. Over US$ 15 million in dispute. The language of the arbitration was Spanish.

  • Part of the team that represented a minor league baseball team in a Santo Domingo Chamber of Commerce arbitration filed by a player related to damages over a sports injury. Over US$ 120 million in dispute. The language of the arbitration was Spanish.

  • Administrative Secretary in an ICC arbitration between a Latin American oil & gas company and a Latin American state-owned oil company. 

  • Assisted the arbitral tribunal in over 5 international arbitrations.

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