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Mr. Bejarano regularly represents domestic and multinational corporations in their highest-stakes international disputes and investigations. Drawing on his dual qualification as an attorney in Colombia and New York and his in-depth understanding of Latin America’s legal systems and business practices, he frequently advises clients on matters involving this region.
Mr. Bejarano brings over a decade of experience participating in international commercial and investment arbitrations held under a variety of rules and institutions, including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). He has participated in arbitrations seated in all major arbitral hubs, including New York, Washington D.C., London, The Hague, and Paris, among others. Mr. Bejarano has been recognized as a leading arbitration practitioner in the 2019-2021 editions of Who’s Who Legal: Future Leaders – Arbitration.
Mr. Bejarano also advises clients in connection with government investigations and inquiries, white collar matters, and complex, multi-jurisdictional internal investigations. He has conducted internal investigations for multinational companies in relation to their operations in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
Mr. Bejarano keeps an active pro bono practice, advising clients on immigration-related matters. He received the Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award in 2015 for his work on immigration cases.
Mr. Bejarano is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Colombian Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Association (CEA); the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB); the International Bar Association (IBA); the Young ICCA; the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF); and the LCIA Young and International Arbitration Group (YIAG).