Javier Peral, II

Javier Peral, II


Email javier.peral@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 305 459 6674

Fax +1 305 459 6550

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

From inception through to trial, Javier Peral has handled a variety of complex disputes concerning diverse industries, including construction, telecommunications, and employment.

Javier focuses his practice on international arbitration, and in particular cross-border disputes, and has represented clients before many prominent arbitral institutions, including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), among others.  Javier has served as counsel in a number of arbitral final hearings, and relishes the competition and high-stakes nature of trial work.  

Javier also has significant experience litigating commercial issues in domestic courts.  An aficionado of the latest litigation technology, Javier takes pride in providing efficient and cost-effective services to handle all of his clients' e-discovery needs.

Javier is actively involved in academia, and is an adjunct professor at Florida International University College of Law, where he teaches a class on Transnational Disputes.  

Education and admissions


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2012

B.A., Duke University, cum laude, 2009


Editor, International Law Quarterly, International Law Section of the Florida Bar

Bar admissions and qualifications


Court admissions

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Related practices

International Arbitration

Representative experience

Representing a Central American country in investment treaty arbitration related to the expropriation of real estate assets for an ecotourism project.

Representing a global electronics and electrical engineering company in an US$2bn AAA arbitration involving construction project disputes.

Representing a global technology company in an over US$4bn ICC arbitration arising out of an agreement with a telecoms company for IT-related services.

Representing a South American client in federal court proceedings involving the enforcement of a US$25m arbitration award.

Representing a federal civil rights plaintiff in suit against the government, obtaining favorable ruling on qualified immunity grounds and settlement.

Representing a private university in connection with an employment dispute.

Representing a Central American country in an over US$700m investment treaty arbitration administered under the rules of the ICSID related to a dispute over a mining concession.

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