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Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados

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We are a Chilean full-service law firm, consistently recognised by the leading international rankings publications for our active participation in the global legal community and our effective and innovative approach to client service.
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Firm profile for Global 2021

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Latin America 2022

About

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Managing Partner: Ana María Yuri
Partners: Octavio Bofill, Pablo Mir, Alejandro Álvarez, Andrés Jana, Rodrigo Gil, Ana María Yuri, Guillermo de la Jara, Guillermo Fonseca, Rodrigo Saffirio, José Antonio Velasco, Pablo Gutiérrez, Karen Werner
Number of partners: 12
Number of lawyers: 57
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana (BMAJ) is a leading Chilean full-service law firm recognised for providing innovative and effective client service in a broad range of practices areas. The firm’s recognition is based on its unwavering commitment to its clients, its focused and dedicated professionals and the specialised and creative approach with which each of its various teams collaborate on behalf of the clients’ interests. The firm’s attorneys come from the most prestigious universities in Chile and many have completed postgraduate study at the finest programs in North America, Europe and Latin America. They have worked in major international law firms abroad, acted as professors at Chile’s leading universities and held key government positions.

Main Areas of Practice: 

Mining, Natural Resources & Environmental Law:
BMAJ lawyers are highly specialised in matters related to mining, oil and gas, geothermal power and water law, and have significant experience advising major, intermediate and junior natural resources companies listed on various exchanges around the world. Key Contacts: Pablo Mir ([email protected])

International Arbitration:
BMAJ is globally-recognised for its impressive experience in international arbitration both within Chile and the region. The team’s lawyers have acted in investment-treaty arbitrations before ICSID, and in many international commercial disputes before the ICC. BMAJ also practices under UNCITRAL and LCIA dispute resolution regimes, among others. Our firm is experienced in disputes across the sectors present in the Latin American economy, with particular expertise in international construction disputes representing sovereign and state entities as well as foreign investors and international construction companies.
Key Contacts:
Andrés Jana ([email protected]), Rodrigo Gil ([email protected])

Domestic Arbitration:
BMAJ is the leading Chilean law firm in major domestic arbitrations and has the largest arbitration team in Chile. The team advises in disputes in the construction, energy mining and retail industries and also has extensive experience in disputes concerning transportation, telecommunications, the financial sector and international franchises.
Key Contacts: Andrés Jana ([email protected]), Rodrigo Gil ([email protected])

Mergers & Acquisitions:
BMAJ is an industry leader in the structuring, preparation, due diligence, negotiation and execution of complex domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances covering a broad array of business and industry sectors.
Key Contacts: Alejandro Álvarez ([email protected]), Octavio Bofill ([email protected]), José Antonio Velasco ([email protected]), Rodrigo Saffirio ([email protected]), Ana María Yuri ([email protected])

Corporate:
BMAJ corporate lawyers advise on the implementation of, as well as compliance with, the increasingly complex rules and regulations of company law and corporate governance. The corporate team offers counsel to local and foreign clients on a broad range of business activities including complex reorganisations, structuring and negotiation of commercial transactions in all sectors of Chile’s diverse economy.
Key Contacts:
Alejandro Álvarez ([email protected]), Octavio Bofill ([email protected]), José Antonio Velasco (jvela[email protected]), Rodrigo Saffirio ([email protected]), Ana María Yuri ([email protected])

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets:
BMAJ’s banking, finance and capital markets practice provides advice to local and international banks, financial institutions and private businesses. The firm has a strong background in project financing in the real estate, retail, power generation, mining and oil and gas sectors; among others. BMAJ’s professionals have executed a wide range of operations, from IPOs to public takeover bids and sophisticated financing debt instruments and securitisations.
Key Contacts: Alejandro Álvarez ([email protected]), Octavio Bofill ([email protected]), José Antonio Velasco ([email protected]), Rodrigo Saffirio ([email protected]), Ana María Yuri ([email protected])

Civil & Commercial Litigation:
BMAJ’s litigation practice area is well-known in the market for its involvement in highly complex and publicly relevant cases disputes from a range of industries. The area combines the courtroom expertise of BMAJ’s litigation lawyers with the knowledge and experience of its regulatory, corporate, antitrust and natural resources practice areas. BMAJ’s comprehensive advice ensures clients are well equipped with a strategy that adapts to the challenges of any litigation challenge they may face.
Key Contacts: Andrés Jana ([email protected]), Rodrigo Gil, ([email protected]), Karen Werner ([email protected])

Construction, Infrastructure & Real Estate:
BMAJ possesses significant expertise counselling national and foreign clients acting as investors, shareholders, developers, contractors or suppliers of major infrastructure and real estate projects. The team advises on projects from start to finish, in matters ranging from financing, applicable municipal zoning, land use, environmental and construction laws and regulations, among others.
Key Contacts: Pablo Mir ([email protected]), Alejandro Álvarez ([email protected]), Octavio Bofill ([email protected]), José Antonio Velasco ([email protected]), Rodrigo Saffirio ([email protected]), Ana María Yuri ([email protected])

Energy:
BMAJ lawyers are experienced in counselling in the development, construction and operation of traditional and renewable energy generation plants, as well as large-scale transmission and distribution projects. The team has expertise in related contractual matters including PPAs and in the financing of these projects, with advice on community and environmental matters from its expert environmental and regulatory teams.
Key Contacts: Pablo Mir ([email protected])

Public Law & Regulated Markets:
The public law team acts on behalf of multinational companies, local enterprises and State entities and works along with other firm practice groups in matters relating to regulated sectors such as to energy, telecommunications, land use and development, public transport, water law, customs law, environmental law, public procurement, health services, gaming and casinos, and advertising.
Key Contacts: Guillermo de la Jara ([email protected])

Antitrust & Unfair Competition:
BMAJ’s specialised antitrust department is experienced in complex merger reviews, cartel investigations, market concentration and abuse of dominant position issues, market definition, unfair competition, as well as counsel in connection with investigations conducted by antitrust authorities.
Key Contacts: Guillermo de la Jara ([email protected])

Public International Law:
The team has advised states and international organisations in disputes related to the delimitation of boundaries, international waters, immunity from jurisdiction and execution of states, war damages and use of force.
Key Contacts: Andrés Jana ([email protected])

Labour:
The firm advises clients in all sectors of the Chilean economy both regarding day to day employment matters such as hiring and compliance; and in long term strategic analysis and planning. The firm handles complex union matters, as well as migration issues.
Key Contacts: Pablo Gutiérrez ([email protected])

Tax:
BMAJ’s tax lawyers counsel on complex tax issues in all types of transactions. The team advises parties investing in Chile on cross-border and transactional tax considerations and offer expertise to Chilean affiliates regarding local tax planning. The team has particular expertise in managing tax controversies and investigative procedures, as well as representing clients before the Chilean courts.
Key Contacts: Guillermo Fonseca ([email protected])

Telecommunications, Media & Technology:
BMAJ has extensive expertise in providing comprehensive advice to operators in the telecommunications and broadcasting sector, including telephone, mobile phone and internet service providers, broadcast television channels and telecom technology service providers, as well as public authorities.
Key Contacts: Octavio Bofill ([email protected]), Guillermo de la Jara ([email protected])

Global

This firm is also ranked in:

Latin America 2022

Contributions

Total 2 contributions

Trends and Developments

International Arbitration 2021 in Chile

Authors: Andrés Jana, Rodrigo Gil, Nicolás Zisis, Victoria Demarchi

Law and Practice

International Arbitration 2021 in Chile

Authors: Andrés Jana, Rodrigo Gil, Nicolás Zisis, Victoria Demarchi

Ranked Departments

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Chile

Banking & Finance
Band 4
Capital Markets
Band 3
Corporate/M&A
Band 2
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Band 1
Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
Band 1
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Chile

Banking & Finance


Octavio Bofill
Band 3

Capital Markets


Octavio Bofill
Band 3

Corporate/M&A


Alejandro Álvarez
Band 4
Octavio Bofill
Band 2

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Andrés Jana
Band 1
Rodrigo Gil
Band 3

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Band 1
Andrés JanaDispute Resolution: Arbitration
Pablo MirEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining
Andrés JanaInternational Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators
Band 2
Octavio BofillCorporate/M&A
Band 3
Octavio BofillBanking & Finance
Octavio BofillCapital Markets
Rodrigo GilDispute Resolution: Arbitration
Band 4
Alejandro ÁlvarezCorporate/M&A

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Avenida Andrés Bello 2711, piso 8

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Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

ZC 7550611

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