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UH&C Abogados

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UH&C Abogados

UH&C Abogados

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Managing Partner: Luis Felipe Hübner
Senior Partners: Luis Felipe Hübner, Marcelo Soto, Felipe de la Fuente, Felipe Hübner V.
Number of partners: 4
Number of other lawyers: 15

Corporate, M&A, Antitrust & Tax: Luis Felipe Hübner
Labour & Employment: Marcelo Soto
Insurance & Reinsurance: Felipe de la Fuente

Firm Overview:
Founded in 1981, UH&C Abogados (UH&C) has committed itself to deliver an integral legal counsel, as much for national as foreign clients, including individuals, private and public companies, and institutions without profit aims. UH&C advises its clients in commercial, labour and employment, insurance and reinsurance, financial, tax, real estate, administrative, regulatory, corporate, ecommerce, public and private tenders and judicial matters, offering quality service to its clients.

The firm supports and takes part in numerous university and academic activities, at both undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as in national and international professional associations. UH&C is also member of international networks of lawyers.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Corporate Counselling:
UH&C has vast experience in providing local and international corporate counselling to large and medium-sized business. The firm has extensive practical experience representing domestic, foreign, and multinational clients, spanning a broad range of corporate issues and business transactions.

Mergers, Acquisitions & Financing:
The firm has advised important companies in the design and implementation of diverse financing structures.

Antitrust Competition & Regulated Markets:
UH&C has participated in the design and defence of complex regulatory issues representing both private and governmental sectors.

Dispute Resolution:
UH&C has become specialist in prevention and resolution of disputes, by working with a team of highly experienced lawyers in ordinary, administrative, environmental, labour, employment, tax and constitutional rights claims.

Taxation advice regarding tax planning, and analysis of strategic aspects impacting business matters.

Labour & Employment:
By tradition, this is UH&C’s strongest area of practice. The advice provided by the firm covers all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. A large staff of employment lawyers litigate daily representing the client’s interests, being able to identify, prevent and contain problems. UH&C is able to take action on the entire range of employment issues from the hiring process to the termination of employees. The firm’s employment team has gained in this regard, a well-earned prestige in Chile.

Insurance & Reinsurance:
UH&C advises clients in this specialised area, in the drafting of insurance contracts, in the analysis and resolution of coverage issues, tax issues in connection with insurance plans and contracts, tenders, due diligence audits, arbitration proceedings, and general regulatory matters.

English, Spanish.

The client base of UH&C includes companies from almost all the areas of the economy, among which it counts air transport, construction, real estate, wineries, banks, insurance and reinsurance companies, stockbrokers, educational, nutritional, industrial companies, and high technology companies.

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