Partners: Carlos Schultz, Edesio Carrasco, Rodrigo Benitez
Number of lawyers: 12
Corporate & M&A: Carlos Schultz
Environmental Law: Edesio Carrasco, Rodrigo Benitez
Environmental Litigation & Damages: Edesio Carrasco, Rodrigo Benitez
Schultz Carrasco Benítez is a boutique law firm in Santiago, Chile, that specialises in providing counsel to both local and foreign companies in environmental and natural resources law, as well as corporate/M&A and general practice matters, backed by a litigation department in those areas. The firm was founded to provide legal advice, giving a quick response to companies and people seeking a personalised and efficient service with high specialisation standards. The firm focuses on both immediate and long-term goals with its clients, helping them address and anticipate challenges across a changing environment giving them strategic and innovative solutions to their necessities. Additionally, the firm's collaborative culture allows the firm to work as a team, permanently sharing its insight and experience with clients.
Main Areas of Practice:
Schultz Carrasco Benítez provides counsel on all corporate law matters, including joint ventures, private equity, due diligence processes, national and international associations, investment funds, national or foreign entities, as well as taking part in contractual negotiations.
Mergers & Acquisitions:
The firm has vast experience in mergers and acquisitions of different sized companies, including open and close corporations, and in designing, structuring, and implementing complex and innovative transactions, including shares and assets deals, cross–border transactions, takeovers and stock purchases.
Schultz Carrasco Benítez provides strategic advice on all matters related to environmental and administrative regulation, including environmental audits and assessment of activities or projects within the Environmental Impact Assessment System. Also, the firm advises on mining, energy, agro-industrial, and real estate projects, representing its clients before the environmental authorities in inspections and sanctioning proceedings, including their administrative and judicial defence.
The firm defends its clients in a number of special proceedings, which are necessary for the development of a project or activity, before any court or administrative agency, including environmental damages and civil actions before Courts of Appeal, the Supreme Court, as well as the recently established Environmental Courts.
The firm's clients include local and international companies with operations both in Chile and abroad.