Managing Partner: Cristobal Jimeno
Senior Partner: Pedro Pablo Gutierrez
Number of partners: 5
Number of other lawyers: 7
Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo was founded in 2006. Its four founding partners came from Chilean biggest law firms were they had created and developed the dispute resolution departments. Since then, it has become one of the leading firm in dispute resolution (top 1 in many rankings). The firm has been involved in most of the major cases in Chile in the last decade. It is a boutique firm that normally represents relevant players in each industry (construction, energy, mining, banking, financial, insurance, retail, etc.) across different adversarial procedures (arbitration, litigation, bankruptcy procedures, etc.). The firm has been also asked to represent the state in different disputes. One of the firm’s main characteristic is that the partners are personally and deeply involved in each of the cases handled by the firm.
The five partners have consistently being named as relevant practitioners in the dispute resolution field, and its principal partner, Pedro Pablo Gutiérrez, is considered one of the best dispute resolution lawyers in Chile.
Main Areas of Practice:
National and international arbitration; civil lawsuits; commercial lawsuits; economic lawsuits; lawsuits in the construction industry; lawsuits in the insurance industry; capital market; antitrust law; administrative law; banking legislation; bankruptcy procedures.
Codelco; Moneda Asset Administradora de Fondos S.A.; Cía. Minera Teck Quebrada Blanca; Echeverría Izquierdo S.A. y filiales; Andritz Chile Ltda.; Glencore; Metrogas S.A.; Pesquera Coloso S.A.; Banco BBVA; Telefónica S.A.; Allianz Seguros; Vial y Vives S.A.; Empresas CMPC S.A.; AFP Provida; Ripley and Entel PCS Telecomunicaciones S.A.