Managing Partner: Nicolás Vergara
Senior Partner: Alvaro Ortuzar
Number of partners: 6
Number of other lawyers: 3
Ortúzar, Vergara & Boetsch, OVB, is a boutique law firm focused in dispute resolution, founded in 2012, by Álvaro Ortúzar, Nicolás Vergara and Cristián Boetsch, renowned practitioners in both litigation and arbitration practice.
OVB is well known for its mastery in the dispute resolution field and its solid and experienced team. Since its foundation, the firm has been involved in high-profile cases, characterised for their complexity and public and economic relevance.
In each case, the partners are personally involved and one of its main characteristics is teamwork between partners and associates, from creating the strategy to the last detail of the submissions. OVB and its partners have been renowned for their top lawyering skills, their deep academic background, and their practical problem-solving approach and they have been consistently recognised among the leading actors in the dispute resolution field. Particularly, Alvaro Ortúzar has been indistinctly recognize by both clients and peers as one of the best Dispute Resolution lawyers in Chile for the last decades.
OVB represents clients from a wide range of industries, such as construction, mining, energy, real estate, agro-industries, forestry, banking, pharmaceutics, aquiculture, insurance, and retail.
Main Areas of Practice:
Civil lawsuits; commercial lawsuits; economic lawsuits; lawsuits in environmental and natural resources; capital market; insurence; administrative law; constitutional, banking legislation; bankruptcy procedures, arbitration and negotiation, antitrust, compliance.
Ariztía S.A., Soquimich S.A., Empresas SB, Asipnor, BCI, Capel, Empresas SB, Enap Refinerías, Enel Green Power, Forestal Arauco, Inmobiliaria Viva, Liberty Compañía de Seguros Generales, Minera Invierno, Red UC Christus Salcobrand S.A. Sigro S.A. Sonapesca Sura Compañía de Seguros Generales Surfrut S.A. Vantrust Corredora de Bolsa S.A.