Lopez, Escobar Del Río Abogados

Dispute Resolution Department

Chile
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What the team is known for Prestigious white-collar crime practice representing clients in a number of disputes, involving allegations of bribery and tax fraud, as well as other cases arising from high-profile criminal investigations. Impressive client roster stems from the financial services, mining and telecommunications industries. Lawyers are adept at defending high net worth individuals. New clients include Chilean telecommunications regulator SUBTEL.

Strengths Clients are happy with the services of the firm, stating: "They are diligent lawyers with high levels of knowledge in their expertise areas and are always available."

Work highlights Advised the controllers of holding company Empresas Penta on defences against charges of tax crimes and bribery.

Notable practitioners

Market onlookers attest to José Ignacio Escobar 's qualities as a white-collar crime lawyer, describing him as "prudent, very skilful and knowledgeable, with an ability to comprehend diverse arguments."

Highly regarded figure Julián López is acclaimed by clients, who say: "He has shown leadership, judgement and elevated knowledge," adding that "he has an exceptional capacity for communication and is very discerning in defining outcomes and possible solutions." He is well equipped to handle a variety of white-collar cases, involving allegations of bribery and fraud.