Rivadeneira Colombara y Zegers

Dispute Resolution Department

Chile
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What the team is known for Experienced firm with a dynamic white-collar crime practice. Frequently instructed by clients to advise on criminal disputes related to bribery, sexual harassment and corruption mandates. Represents companies from a wide variety of sectors, including energy and natural resources, construction and financial services, as well as private individuals. New client wins for the firm include Upgrade.

Strengths Clients comment that "the firm's service is of a high standard. They always perform an in-depth analysis of the risks and present all possible plans of action in a timely way."

Work highlights Represented Recoleta Council in a USD30 million criminal dispute against the former Director of Construction regarding alleged corruption involved in the construction of a new campus at San Sebastián University.

Notable practitioners

Market observers attest to department co-head Ciro Colombara 's abilities, stating that he is "prominent" in this practice area and that he is very active in important cases. He offers expertise in civil litigation mandates on top of his criminal law practice.

Partner Ramón Dominguez Hidalgo focuses his practice on civil litigation mandates. He has long-standing experience working in this field and frequently advises clients from the health insurance and transportation sectors.

Partner Rodrigo Zegers enjoys a good reputation among market onlookers, who acknowledge his skills in white-collar crime disputes. He is well versed advising clients on criminal investigations related to the energy and natural resources industry.