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We are pleased to inform you that The Year Ahead 2020 – our publication looking at key developments in global litigation and arbitration for the coming year – is now available to read and download at:

The report looks at major themes for 2020 and highlights future developments in 26 jurisdictions. The report is a helpful tool to understand what trends are emerging and what is around the corner. This guide has been compiled by drawing on the collective knowledge of the firm’s dispute resolution practitioners around the world, who have a deep understanding of their local markets and industries.

To download a PDF copy of the report, please use the menu icon in the top right of the web version.


Claudia Benavides is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Bogotá office. She has been the global chair of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group since 2019. Claudia is a highly regarded expert in transnational litigation and international arbitration. She has over 25 years of extensive experience handling complex litigations and arbitrations related to construction and infrastructure projects, post-acquisition disputes, disputes in the energy sector, distribution and supply agreements, insolvency, and general breach of contract. Claudia often advises investors on treaty planning and leveraging international protections in the context of government interference. She has been recognized by many of the most renowned international rankings and publications.


Ben Roe is the Lead Knowledge Lawyer for Baker McKenzie's Global Disputes and Compliance Group, and is responsible for knowledge management and training. He is based in Baker McKenzie's London office and can be reached at and +44 20 7919 1000.