Managing Partner: Claudio Magliona
Partners: Nicolás Yuraszeck, Giovanni Donati and Juan Pablo Montiel
Directors: Carolina Abarca, Carlos Araya
Languages: English, Spanish
Magliona Abogados provides legal services of excellence both to local and multinational companies. The firm specialise in corporate matters, tax services, complex business litigation and finance structures, telecommunications, technology law, intellectual and industrial property, government relations and public policies, including, among others, corporate structuring, due diligence planning, mergers and acquisitions, financial assistance, syndicated loans, liability restructuring and leasing. The firm has experts in licensing and software development agreements, technological platforms, franchises, data protection, cybercrime, distribution, production and financing of film and TV productions. Its clients encompass a wide range of enterprises. The firm's goal is to build sound and enduring relationships that help its clients reach their goals.
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm's professional services include specialised corporate, corporate and tax matters, litigation, telecommunications, new technologies law, intellectual and industrial property and management of government relations and public policies, including, among other matters, corporate structuring, process planning due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, financial advice, syndicated loans and restructuring of liabilities. The firm has experts in licensing and contracts for software development, technological platforms, franchises, data protection, cybercrime and contracts for distribution, production and financing of productions.
Magliona Abogados is a recognised firm in Venture Capital and advises its clients from its initial stages to its consolidation and internationalisation process.
The firm provides advice on all types of venture capital financing, supporting its clients on each stage of the company’s growth, including seed capital, early-stage rounds, rounds of growth, debt financing, angel investor rounds, due diligence, corporate governance and tax planning.
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions:
Magliona Abogados provides advice on corporate and contractual matters, including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and due diligence processes. It advises its clients during the process of determining the corresponding corporate structure, including negotiating shareholder agreements and drafting the needed documents to materialise joint ventures, mergers or acquisitions. Its consultancy includes all aspects necessary for the establishment and development of a commercial activity, including, among others, customs, real estate, tax, labour, regulated markets and antitrust matters. The firm provides support to its clients structuring a wide range of corporate transactions and advising on all types of contracts and operations both locally and internationally.
Magliona Abogados provides advice on all types of real estate projects, purchase and sale of real estate, subdivisions and mergers of properties, leases, usufructs, loans, real estate leasing and mortgage loans, defense in lawsuits, laesio enormis, demarcation, eviction, expropriation, concessions and permits related to national goods for public use.
Labour & Employment:
Magliona Abogados has a labour practice with experts in the field. The firm supports its clients, especially human resources departments, in planning, management and legal audit. It provides legal services to companies and individuals in matters such as representation in labour litigation, drafting and management of individual contracts and collective agreements, individual or collective negotiation processes, compensation and incentives, labour accidents, representation before the Inspectorate of Work and Social Security, among others. The firm has experience in the field of subcontracting, advising leading companies, contractors and subcontractors. One of the main objectives of its professional advice in this area is to prevent conflict. Thus, the firm's purpose is to work along with its clients, developing policies and practices that promote productive relationships, with the aim of reducing the possibility of labour conflicts whether individual or collective, or administrative sanctions. Finally, the firm has the attorneys, the knowledge and experience required to advise its clients before the legal, substantive and procedural modifications of the Labour Reform.
Litigation & Arbitration:
Magliona Abogados defends the interests of its clients in mediations and arbitrations, in the filing of legal actions in civil, contractual and non-contractual liability matters, as well as in the forced execution of credit agreements. Magliona Abogados represents its clients before the Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago, Arbitrators and Ordinary Courts of Justice.
Media & Entertainment:
Magliona Abogados represents the different agents of this dynamic industry, providing advice to actors and producers, in advertising contracts and production, distribution and financing agreements of film and other productions. The firm participates in the creation of a business plan, corporate structuring and determining of the most appropriate financing structure for each project.
Government Relations & Policy Matters:
Magliona Abogados handles government relations and policy matters for its clients, including a vast range of strategies and areas with key players and Government agencies.
Magliona Abogados advises its clients in the registration of trademarks, patents and industrial designs, as well as in copyright and internet matters. The protection of intellectual property has a special relevance for companies as they continue to expand and protect their technologies, brands, products, data and services. Magliona Abogados is a leading firm in the Intellectual Property market, providing strategic, commercial and litigation advice in the area.
Magliona Abogados advises its clients on matters related to consumer law, from a current perspective, considering the sustainable development of the regulations applicable to this subject and its relationship with other areas of practice. The firm specialises in analysing general contracting conditions for compliance with duties and obligations established by law, particularly, in e-commerce matters. The firm represents its clients’ interests in collective and individual actions, administrative actions, mediations, agreements and collective trials.
Magliona Abogados advises its clients on drafting, implementation and enforcement of privacy policies, which cover matters related to image right, the right to honor and privacy, protection or commercial exploitation of the image and other assets related to privacy. At Magliona Abogados, it advises its clients in order to comply with all data protection obligations imposed by the new regulations on the subject.
Magliona Abogados has a team of experts in the protection of new technologies and the intellectual and industrial property of its clients. The firm advises important telecommunications companies, software and other technologies producers as well as companies that provide services on the Internet and others that need to protect their intangible assets, such as databases. One of the firm’s most important area of expertise is the licensing of software, technology contracts, file exchange platforms and data processing, electronic contracting, data protection, protocol and privacy policies, security and computer crime. The firm protects its clients’ technological development in terms of intellectual and industrial property, including copyright, trademarks, invention patents, utility models, industrial designs, domain names and others. The firm has successfully participated in the establishment of franchises, distribution and representation contracts both nationally and regionally. In addition to its corporate practice, the firm incorporates its solid experience in considering technology as a relevant asset in complex transactions such as mergers and acquisitions.
Local and multinational companies. A complete list is available upon request.
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