Fernando Mantilla-Serrano is a partner in the Paris office of Latham & Watkins and global Co-chair of the International Arbitration Practice. He is acclaimed for the depth of his knowledge and experience in international arbitration representing companies, states, and state-owned entities in highly complex commercial and investor-state disputes.
Mr. Mantilla-Serrano has acted as lead counsel in arbitrations conducted under the main institutional arbitration rules (ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICDR), as well as ad hoc rules, in venues around the globe. He has in-depth experience in complex investor-state disputes, in particular under the aegis of ICSID. Mr. Mantilla-Serrano is member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and member of the International Law Association (ILA).
Mr. Mantilla-Serrano regularly serves as tribunal chairman, sole arbitrator and party-appointed arbitrator, and he has also served as an expert before arbitral tribunals and state courts.