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Bertrand-Galindo Barrueto Barroilhet & Cía

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Bertrand-Galindo Barrueto Barroilhet & Cía

Bertrand-Galindo Barrueto Barroilhet & Cía

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Provided by Bertrand-Galindo Barrueto Barroilhet & Cía
Latin America
Partners: Iván Bertrand-Galindo, Milenko Bertrand-Galindo, José Tomás Barrueto and Javier Barroilhet

Firm Overview:
Bertrand-Galindo Barrueto Barroilhet & Cía. is a leading Chilean law firm. The firm gives a comprehensive legal advice to local and foreign clients, providing cost-effective and value-added solutions, with special attention to client´s specific needs. The firm´s practice covers all industries and legal fields, having a strong focus on M&A, corporate, financing, cross border transactions, tax, natural resources, mining, energy, project development, infrastructure, regulatory issues, environmental and community issues, and national and international dispute resolution.

Bertrand-Galindo Barrueto Barroilhet & Cía. distinguishes itself by incorporating a dynamic approach aimed to provide its clients with optimal solutions in view of a shifting legal, financial and regulatory framework, incorporating and harmonizing both global and local perspectives to all legal issues, and delivering a timely and responsive professional service in accordance to the highest standards and professional ethics.

Main Areas of Practice:
Corporate, M&A & Financing:
The firm has specialised teams covering all relevant corporate issues, including incorporation of companies, M&A, banking, finance and capital markets, compliance and corporate governance, structuring and reorganisation, real estate, due diligence, all kind of contracts, civil and commercial issues and labour.
Contacts: Javier Barroilhet, Iván Bertrand-Galindo
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

Mining:
The firm mining team, and its leading partner, Iván Bertrand-Galindo, are among the most recognised legal actors in the mining field, with vast experience advising international and local clients in all type of transactions, project developments and litigations.

This team blends all the required capacities and expertise in order to provide a complete legal advice to mining clients, assisting the leading players of the industry in complex and highly sophisticated issues. The firm advice covers all stages of mining projects and all issues regarding the mining industry, including foreign investment, M&A, exploration agreements, mining option agreements, mining royalties, contracts of all kinds, project financing, legal due diligence, mining properties, mining easements, water rights, environmental, regulatory and community issues and mining related litigation.
Contacts: Iván Bertrand-Galindo, José Tomás Barrueto
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

Energy:
The firm has wide experience advising international and local clients in the energy industry. This team covers a vast range of legal issues related to the sector, including foreign investment, energy M&A, project financing, project development, negotiation of power purchase agreements, associated infrastructure and construction agreements, electric concessions, interconnection agreements, electrical easements and transmission agreements, supply and ancillary agreements and environmental, regulatory and community issues. The practitioners of the energy team are among the leading lawyers in the Chilean energy industry.
Contacts: Iván Bertrand-Galindo, José Tomás Barrueto
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

Projects & Infrastructure:
The firm regularly provides advice to local and foreign clients in all their project development, infrastructure and construction issues in Chile, including, among others, mining and energy projects, roads and highways, water desalinisation facilities, buildings, railways, ports and other public works. This team has an extensive experience in the structuring, drafting and negotiation of infrastructure, engineering and construction agreements, supply agreements, operation and maintenance agreements, including EPCs, EPCMs, BOOT and BOO agreements, delegated administration, public private partnerships, etc. The firm also has a significant expertise in judicial and arbitral dispute resolutions in relation to these matters. The team provides constant project financing advise, as well as assistance in public bids and privatisation programs, private auctions, and the preparation of pre-qualification documents.
Contact: Javier Barroilhet
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
The firm has vast experience advising and representing national and foreign clients in diverse forums, including administrative, ordinary and arbitral jurisdictions, successfully defending the client's interests in the resolution of complex civil and commercial disputes and labor conflicts. The firm's judicial team is composed by expert practitioners in litigation and arbitration in domestic and international courts, having served clients from diverse areas and industries. The partner Milenko Bertrand-Galindo also has vast experience in public international law disputes.
Contacts: Milenko Bertrand-Galindo, Iván Bertrand-Galindo
Emails: [email protected] [email protected]

Tax & Customs:
The firm has an extensive expertise in tax and customs issues, assisting local and international clients in tax planning, implementation and compliance, as well as in tax and customs related conflicts and investigative procedures.
Contact: Milenko Bertrand-Galindo
Email: [email protected]

Communities & Human Rights:
The firm has a pioneering team in Chile with extensive national and international experience in advising companies and investment projects on community relations, sustainability, compliance and due diligence in human rights and indigenous law.

This department advises clients in their relationship with communities, as well as in the incorporation of domestic and international standards of human rights, environmental and indigenous law and biodiversity to administrative approval processes. The team also specialises in the elaboration of mechanisms of traceability of such commitments and reporting strategies linked to the financing of projects, as well as the strengthening of social license before communities, authorities and other relevant national and international stakeholders.

Milenko Bertrand-Galindo, the team's leading partner, has vast experience defending client's compliance and due process guarantees before national and international jurisdictions, including the Inter- American Human Rights System.
Contact: Milenko Bertrand-Galindo
Email: [email protected]

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Latest contributions provided by Bertrand-Galindo Barrueto Barroilhet & Cía

Global Practice Guide
Milenko Bertrand-Galindo
Bernardita Salvatierra
Paula Errázuriz
Authored by
Milenko Bertrand-Galindo, Bernardita Salvatierra, Paula Errázuriz
Article • Nov 2023

Bertrand-Galindo Barrueto Barroilhet & Cía rankings

Latin America Guide 2024
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Chile
Energy & Natural Resources
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Energy & Natural Resources
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Energy & Natural Resources
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Band 4
Lawyers
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José Tomás Barrueto
4
Band 4
Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
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Band 3
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Iván Bertrand-Galindo
3
Band 3