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Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados

Dispute Resolution

3 ranked lawyersBand 3ChileLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Standout dispute resolution firm, demonstrating expertise across a broad range of mandates pertaining to the field. Boasts a pre-eminent criminal litigation practice with a stellar reputation for representing individuals and corporations in a broad spectrum of high-profile white-collar criminal matters including tax evasion, securities fraud, embezzlement, bribery and the illegal funding of political campaigns, as well as managing complex investigations. Team is also well versed in acting for clients in domestic and cross-border civil and commercial litigation mandates. Compañía Contractual Minera Candelaria is a new addition to the client roster.

Strengths

"The team stands out for developing innovative strategies with a multidisciplinary approach; they always put their client's interests at the centre of everything."

Another client values that "they are very efficient," praising "their service, eagerness to assist and professionalism; they are experts."

Work highlights

Represented high-ranking executives of Empresas Penta in criminal investigations for alleged illegal funding of political campaigns and tax fraud.

Notable practitioners

Pre-eminent head of department Jorge Bofill remains a well-reputed figure in the Chilean dispute resolution arena and is widely recognised for his work in the white-collar crime space. He is described as "a top-tier lawyer, strongly recommended and very competent with a solid strategic approach" by an observer. A client values "his in-depth knowledge and experience advising clients on highly complex matters in Chile and internationally; his focus on the smallest details proves to be a differentiator."

Partner Sebastián Yanine is praised by a client for "his high level of analytical skills and vision to anticipate risks. Excellent litigator." Yanine is frequently instructed to act as counsel in domestic arbitration proceedings. Another client highlights "his strong commitment and creativity," adding: "He is a good legal adviser."

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Dispute Resolution

Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados

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Location

Av. Apoquindo 3472, Piso 19,

Edificio Patio Foster

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Chile

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Sebastián Yanine
Band 4

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Jorge Bofill
Band 3

Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime


Jorge Bofill
Band 1