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Areas de Práctica

Corporate

Counseling in all branches of law related to businesses, including commercial, tax, labor, litigation, intellectual property, antitrust and competition, environmental, economic administrative and regulatory laws, and so forth.


Real Estate

Complete counseling for investors, including large projects, as of the very beginning of the project (corporate and tax planning, purchase of land, hiring of engineers, architects, construction workers), continuing with its physical implementation (contracts for engineering, construction and specifics), and until the final commercial execution ( marketing and final sale).


Natural resources and energy

Advice on energy projects at all stages, including hydropower, oil, natural gas, geothermal energy, wind power and other unconventional renewable energy. The firm also advises on local regulations relating to the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, as well as relating to production, transportation and distribution of duels in general.


Investment Projects

Counseling for all stages of project development, from the legal feasibility study to the closing of definitive project documents, including tax planning and foreign partners’ capital inflows and the conformation of joint–ventures or corporations or partnerships , and their shareholders or partners agreements.


Project Financing

Counselling related to the structuring and financing of projects under mechanism which limit sponsors or partners’ exposure.


Mergers and Acquisitions

Designing, negotiating and closing of partners’ rights or share purchase agreements, as well as audit and due diligence processes.


Follow-Up on Construction and Engineering Contracts

This is a joint service together with an associate engineering consultant, which is designed, for the first stage, to collaborate in the administration of these contracts in order to have an early resolution of conflicts (limiting overruns, change orders and contingencies) and, in a second stage, to solve the disputes which could arise from such contracts.


Dispute Resolution

Counseling for dispute resolution, either judicial, arbitral, administrative or through mediation, with an emphasis on prevention and early resolution of conflicts.


Labor and Social Security

Counseling on all aspects arising from employment contracts and in connection with collective bargaining processes, litigation before courts and legal proceeds before the Administrative Labor Authorities and, in general, in relation with any matter pertaining to the relationship between the company and their workers. Includes the assistance in the field of social security rights of Chilean or foreign workers and their representation in disputes or claims before the courts or administrative authorities.