Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados

Dispute Resolution Department

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What the team is known for Standout white-collar and criminal practice experienced in consumer protection cases, shareholder disputes, regulatory infringement and criminal investigations. Additional expertise includes defending clients against stock price manipulation, illegal use of tax loopholes and corruption charges. Team is well versed in handling civil litigation mandates spanning the insurance, tax and antitrust areas as well as international arbitrations under ICC rules. Frequently advises both local and international actors from the mining, transportation and construction sectors.

Notable practitioners

Up-and-coming partner Francisco Aninat is recognised by market sources for his activity across a range of dispute resolution mandates. He is instructed by clients to assist with civil litigation related to construction projects and mass torts.

Department co-head Jorge Bofill is endorsed as an "outstanding, very important player in white-collar crime litigation." He is experienced across the full spectrum of white-collar and criminal mandates, with clients noting: "He's one of the best dispute resolution lawyers in the country, and an extremely persuasive and effective litigator." Another interviewee adds: "He is a meticulous and brilliant lawyer, possesses good judgement, keeps calm and is a good strategist."

"Sophisticated" partner Sebastián Yanine garners praise from clients, who say: "He has a clear focus on strategy while at the same time is very detail-oriented when it comes to complex proceedings." He receives further recognition for his "broad insight and ability" in the disputes area.