Chaves Awad Contreras Schürmann

Dispute Resolution Department

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What the team is known for Notable dispute resolution boutique with a respected white-collar crime practice. Skilled in representing clients in criminal proceedings involving allegations of misappropriation of money, tax crimes, money laundering and other fraudulent behaviour. Frequently advises clients from the retail, financial services and food and beverage industries, as well as private individuals. New client wins include Vitivinícola Magnotta Chile.

Strengths Clients say: "They dive deep into the matters and are clear when explaining the different alternatives to the client. We had an excellent experience with them and we've recommended them for other cases."

Work highlights Advised Vitivinícola Magnotta Chile on criminal actions against a former legal representative of the company regarding the alleged misappropriation of money and charges that he unfairly administered the patrimony entrusted to him.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Miguel Chaves obtains approval from clients, who single him out for his "strategic insight." Peers are also willing to provide positive remarks about him, saying he is "proficient" and "an excellent lawyer" with an outstanding presence in academia.