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Cubillos Evans Abogados

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Managing Partners: Gonzalo Cubillos, Eugenio Evans, Fernando Molina
Senior Partners: Gonzalo Cubillos, Eugenio Evans, Fernando Molina, Jose Miguel Hernández, Aurelio de Diego, Francisco Mardones
Number of partners: 7
Number of other lawyers: 18

Project Development:
José Miguel Hernández, Aurelio de Diego
Energy: Eugenio Evans, José Miguel Hernández
Real Estate & Urban: Gonzalo Cubillos
Environmental Matters: Fernando Molina
Constitutional Law: Eugenio Evans
Water Rights: José Miguel Hernández
Administrative Law: Eugenio Evans
International Taxation: Francisco Mardones
Mining: Jose Miguel Hernández
Corporate & Business: Francisco Mardones

Firm Overview:
Cubillos Evans Abogados provides comprehensive and strategic legal advice in matters of economic regulations related to private investment, with particular emphasis in the areas of regulatory law, electrical, constitutional, environmental, administrative, corporate law and taxation, including cases before the constitutional court, ordinary and environmental courts.

The firm's experience also extends to urban planning and real estate development matters.

Members of the firm have served as consultants and arbitrators in disputes of national relevance and are wellknown academics of the most prestigious universities in Chile.

Additionally, Cubillos Evans has developed a practice area without precedence in Chilean law firms by integrating engineers with extensive experience in the development of investment projects, who have been actively involved in the direction of some of the top initiatives of the energy local industry.

The constant recognition granted by its clients, highlights the firm’s ability to provide integrated professional advice and deep level of commitment to their projects, through the constant assistance of the firm’s partners, which provides a satisfactory experience.

Main Areas of Practice:

Project Development, Environmental & Natural Resources Matters:
This area, led by Jose Miguel Hernández and Aurelio de Diego has strongly specialised in advising projects related to natural resources, especially renewable energy projects. The advice ranges from environmental, indigenous rights, water rights, the regulation of electricity, litigation, negotiations with owners, administrative procedure, electric concessions and mining protection, including legal defence in administrative and judicial claims.

Constitutional & Administrative Law:
The department of public law (constitutional and administrative law) is led by Eugenio Evans and specialises in advising individuals and governmental agencies in highly complex issues relating to constitutional law. In addition, this department is continually defending clients before the Constitutional Court and the preparing law reports and legal opinions. In reference to administrative law, the firm provides advice on all regulated markets, such as water rights, electric law and indigenous rights, among other areas.

Litigation, Arbitration, Dispute & Resolution:
The litigation and arbitration department concentrates its work primarily representing and defending the interests of its clients before the Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal, Environmental Court and the Constitutional Court. It also represents clients before Arbitral Tribunals and ordinary courts.

Environmental Law:
Cubillos Evans Abogados office provides comprehensive advice on environmental law, accompanying its clients from the beginning of their projects to their completion. Similarly, the firm defends the interests of its clients before administrative and judicial authorities involved in environmental issues. Gonzalo Cubillos and Fernando Molina lead the environmental office team. Mr Cubillos has been featured in band 1 by Chambers and Partners.

Real Estate & Urban:
Cubillos Evans Abogados office provides comprehensive advice on real estate and urban development projects. This includes the structuring of large real estate projects; project approval to the municipal works department; completion of paperwork and claims before Regional Ministerial Secretaries of Housing and Urban Development; environmental assessment and impact studies on urban transport systems to the Agency Transport, among others.

Tax Advisory:
The firm’s tax practice answers the necessity of its international and local clients to structure their business in the most efficient way, while safeguarding full compliance of Chilean regulations. This goal is achieved by an experienced team, with full knowledge of current regulations, judicial and administrative jurisprudence, and specialised in double taxation treaties.

Business & Corporate Practice:
The firm provides extensive support on all sort of corporate matters, businesses, and has accompanied its clients in numerous business involving mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, bidding processes, and sales and purchases of assets as well.

English, Spanish.