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Molina, Ríos Abogados

Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 4ChileLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-established firm with wide-ranging experience advising on arbitration mandates. Often acts on behalf of domestic and international clients from the construction, energy and insurance sectors to advise on disputes related to energy and construction projects, especially EPC contracts. Constructora Armas and Eiffage count among the firm's new client wins this year.

Strengths

Sources recognise the team's experience in the disputes arena, with one stating: "In Molina Ríos the lawyers put themselves in the client's shoes and are able to identify the root of the problems with great sharpness."

Work highlights

Acted as counsel to VCGP, composed of construction companies VINCI and Astaldi, on the construction and subsequent arbitrations arising from the construction of the Santiago International Airport.

Notable practitioners

Carlos Molina enters the rankings this year on the back of solid client endorsement. Interviewees describe him as "a recognised professional in the disputes arena, with vast experience and great skills both in ordinary litigation and arbitration."

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Overview


Molina Ríos has vast and solid experience in Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation in all types of civil and commercial litigation, especially in matters of construction and public works concessions related to airports, highways, reservoirs, gas pipelines, railway constructions and public buildings. Additionally, our firm has a solid experience in arbitrations in the areas of Civil Liability Insurance, Guarantee or Surety, Domestic and International Credit, All Risk of Construction, Fire, Earthquake and Life, among others.

Molina Ríos represents its national and foreign clients before ordinary and special courts, as well as in domestic and international arbitrations, in a day-to-day representation of large global corporations in the fields of construction, large engineering works, infrastructure projects, insurance and reinsurance, renewable energy and banking, among others.

Our experience involves arbitrations related to major works such as the construction of the Aeropuerto Nuevo Pudahuel (new Santiago airport); the construction of Line 3 of Santiago Metro; the first two hospitals built under the new Concessions Law, the construction of the Santiago Justice Center, among others.

The work of Molina Ríos Abogados involves all stages of litigation, arbitration and/or mediation, including preliminary negotiations, documentation and preparation, motions, the trial itself, appeals and enforcement proceedings.



Members

Molina, Carlos (Head of Department)

Bezanilla, Catalina

Chomón, Vicente

Correa, Felipe

Molina, Jorge

Reutter, Benjamín

Ríos, Victor

Ruiz, Rachid

Clients

ACCIONA

APPLUS

BANCO SANTANDER

BESALCO

CONSTRUCTORA ARMAS

EIFFAGE

EMIN

GRUPO SAN JOSE

INGEVEC

MAPFRE

MPM

OHL (OBRASCON, HUARTE LAIN)

SOLUNION

VINCI

Industries

Concessions

Construction

Energy

Infraestructure

Insurance

Mining

Natural Resources

Dispute Resolution Department

Molina, Ríos Abogados

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Department location

Av. Nueva Costanera 3.300, Vitacura

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Carlos Molina
Band 4