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Dispute Resolution: Litigation | Latin America

Chile

Chambers' Dispute Resolution encompasses all stages of litigation including pre-trial negotiations, documentation and preparation for trial, summary judgement motions, trial, appeals and enforcement proceedings. There are two main types of litigation: commercial disputes before civil courts, and white-collar crime, including government investigations.

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Band 1
  1. Claro & Cía
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    Claro & Cía
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 1 | 6 Years Ranked
    Claro & Cía is a top-tier, market-leading dispute resolution department that is lauded for its full-service offering across the entire spectrum of contentious mandates in Chile. The lawyers are experts in handling complex Chilean and transnational litigation for major local and international market players, as well as high-stakes arbitrations under ICC and CAM rules and ad hoc proceedings. The team possesses additional experience advising on regulatory disputes, as well as consumer class actions and shareholder disputes. The law firm has recently added Sigdo Koppers and Banmédica to its raft of clients.
  2. Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo
    1
    Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 1 | 6 Years Ranked
    Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo is a front-running dispute resolution boutique at the cutting edge of Chilean litigation and arbitration. The strong team is highly experienced in advising private individuals and domestic and international clients from the telecommunications, mining, retail, financial services, and insurance sectors. The team offers additional expertise handling tort litigation, consumer protection cases and shareholder disputes. In the arbitration field, it has been seen involved in complex commercial and investment arbitrations. New additions to the firm's client roster include Isapre Consalud, Banco Security and Banco Consorcio.
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Band 2
  1. Carey
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    Carey
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 2 | 6 Years Ranked
    Carey is a well-regarded Chilean full-service firm with an experienced dispute resolution department. The team is frequently sought out by domestic and international clients to advise on the full spectrum of contentious matters spanning litigation and arbitration. The group possesses significant expertise in conflicts related to construction disputes under ICC rules, as well as energy projects. The practice routinely assists clients operating within the mining, insurance and power industries. Carey recently added GMAC Comercial Automotriz Chile and H&M to its raft of clients.
  2. Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos
    2
    Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 2 | 6 Years Ranked
    Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos houses a significant dispute resolution practice with experience advising Chilean and international clients on litigation and arbitration mandates. The Santiago-based team is frequently instructed to advise on disputes involving torts, construction and consumer protection cases, as well as on commercial and investor-state arbitration. The practice group offers additional expertise representing clients in litigation against state entities, and it is regularly retained by clients from the insurance, financial services, energy, retail, and technology industries.
  3. Ortúzar, Vergara & Boetsch Abogados
    2
    Ortúzar, Vergara & Boetsch Abogados
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 2 | 6 Years Ranked
    Ortúzar, Vergara & Boetsch Abogados is a well-regarded dispute resolution boutique with expertise spanning the full spectrum of contentious mandates. The department possesses significant experience in civil and commercial litigation, as well as in cross-border arbitration matters for local and multinational clients. The team offers expertise that includes handling class actions, insurance mandates and construction disputes against the Chilean state.
  4. Vergara, Labarca, Parodi Abogados
    2
    Vergara, Labarca, Parodi Abogados
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 2 | 6 Years Ranked
    Vergara, Labarca, Parodi Abogados is a dynamic dispute resolution practice that is headquartered in Santiago, and frequently assists players active in the energy and natural resources, forestry, and food and beverage industries. The team is often seen involved in arbitration and civil and commercial litigation matters, with particular strength in cases arising from construction projects and shareholder disputes.
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Band 3
  1. Baker McKenzie Chile
    3
    Baker McKenzie Chile
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 3 | 6 Years Ranked
    Baker McKenzie is a well-regarded international law firm with an active dispute resolution practice in Chile. The team frequently handles class actions and litigation related to distribution agreements, and it also boasts additional capabilities in arbitration matters. The department is particularly experienced advising on cross-border contentious matters for clients from the retail, financial and insurance sectors, as well as pension funds and companies active in the securities market. DeliBest is a new client win for Baker McKenzie.
  2. Barros & Errázuriz Abogados
    3
    Barros & Errázuriz Abogados
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 3 | 6 Years Ranked
    Barros & Errázuriz Abogados is a highly regarded practice that advises on the full spectrum of dispute resolution mandates. The team frequently assists with mediation, litigation and arbitration proceedings both locally and internationally, including under ICC and CAM rules, and it offers additional expertise in disputes relating to torts, class actions, and real estate and construction projects in Chile. It often represents clients from the insurance, education and investment fund sectors. Agencia de Aduana Juan Carlos Stephens, Automotora Gildemeister and Ingeval are among Barros & Errázuriz Abogados' new client wins.
  3. Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados
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    Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 3 | 6 Years Ranked
    Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados is a standout dispute resolution firm in Chile that demonstrates expertise across a broad range of mandates pertaining to the field. The team boasts a pre-eminent criminal litigation practice with a stellar reputation for representing individuals and corporations across a broad spectrum of high-profile white-collar criminal matters including tax evasion, securities fraud, embezzlement, bribery and the illegal funding of political campaigns, as well as managing complex investigations. The department is also well versed in acting for clients in domestic and cross-border litigation. Additionally, the lawyers have international and domestic commercial arbitration expertise.
  4. 3
    Gandarillas, Montt, Del Río
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 3 | 6 Years Ranked
    Gandarillas, Montt, Del Río is a well-regarded boutique with wide-ranging experience in the Chilean dispute resolution realm, particularly in civil litigation cases. The team is frequently sought after to assist with disputes related to shareholder rights and bankruptcy mandates. The department is routinely retained by clients active within the insurance, banking, mining and construction spheres. The law firm recently added CTF Tecnología to its roster of clients.
  5. Bulnes, Urrutia & Bustamante
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Garrigues
    4
    Garrigues
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 4 | 5 Years Ranked
    Garrigues is a significant international law firm with a dynamic dispute resolution practice in Chile, and it offers expertise in a wide array of contentious mandates. The team is experienced in commercial litigation and well versed in handling disputes related to public works contracts and lease agreements, as well as consumer class actions and disputes against the Chilean state. In addition to its litigation expertise, it also has noted strength in a range of domestic and international arbitration mandates. The department often advises clients from the construction, energy, telecommunications, real estate and retail sectors.
  2. 4
    Ovalle & Bulnes Abogados
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Ovalle & Bulnes Abogados is a respected team with experience in the Chilean arbitration and litigation arenas. The department frequently represents players from the construction, energy and mining sectors in arbitration related to EPC contracts and disputes between contractors. The lawyers provide clients with expertise that includes complex arbitration for Chilean and international clients with activity in the renewable energy and infrastructure concessions spaces. CBRE Chile is a new client win for Ovalle & Bulnes Abogados.
  3. Pellegrini & Rencoret
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    Pellegrini & Rencoret
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 4 | 6 Years Ranked
    Pellegrini & Rencoret fields a dynamic practice with a broad offering spanning the Chilean dispute resolution spectrum. The team frequently handles local and cross-border arbitrations under ICC and CAM rules, and it has additional expertise in handling class actions, shareholder disputes and cases against governmental entities. The department regularly represents clients from the real estate, telecommunications, construction and banking industries. Recently, the team added Goldfields and Colmena to its client list.
  4. Rodríguez Vergara & Compania
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    Rodríguez Vergara & Compania
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 4 | 6 Years Ranked
    Rodríguez Vergara & Compania is a robust boutique with a well-established experience in the dispute resolution arena in Chile. The team is frequently called upon to advise clients on civil and commercial litigation mandates. The law firm serves a client base made up of Chilean and international companies from the energy, mining and banking and finance sectors.
  5. Correa Squella
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 4
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Band 5
  1. Dentons Chile
    5
    Dentons Chile
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Part of an extensive global network, Dentons Chile has a well-regarded litigation practice in Chile's dispute resolution field that is routinely instructed by Chilean and international clients to advise on commercial and civil litigation mandates including contractual breaches, tort liability claims and class actions. The lawyers provide notable expertise representing prominent mining companies in disputes that arise within that sector.
  2. Fleischmann & Román Abogados
    5
    Fleischmann & Román Abogados
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Fleischmann & Román Abogados is an experienced dispute resolution boutique with particular strength in construction arbitration. The Santiago-based team is active representing companies in commercial disputes, as well as in cases against the Chilean state regarding concession agreements for infrastructure projects. It also has an active litigation practice ready to assist clients in civil litigation proceedings. The department frequently represents clients from the construction and public works sectors. Ferrovial Construcción Chile, WSP Chile and Forestal Terrasur are new client wins for the law firm.
  3. Prieto Abogados
    5
    Prieto Abogados
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 5 | 3 Years Ranked
    Full-service law firm Prieto Abogados has a respected litigation team which is highly active in dispute resolution in Chile and regularly assists on civil and commercial litigation mandates before civil courts, the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court. The lawyers are often seen handling contractual disputes, tort claims and class actions for clients belonging to a range of sectors including real estate, construction and energy. Cosmo Consult Chile and Metro are new additions to the law firm's client roster.
  4. Yrarrazaval, Ruiz-Tagle, Ovalle, Salas & Vial
    5
    Yrarrazaval, Ruiz-Tagle, Ovalle, Salas & Vial
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Yrarrazaval, Ruiz-Tagle, Ovalle, Salas & Vial is a specialised firm with an active dispute resolution department in Chile, and which showcases noteworthy strength in the arbitration field. The Santiago-based team is frequently instructed by clients to act on domestic disputes, as well as international arbitration cases under the auspices of the ICSID and the ICC. The practice also boasts noted civil litigation expertise and is often seen assisting clients in construction disputes. The department advises a roster of clients hailing from the energy and insurance industries.
  5. NLD Abogados
    Dispute Resolution: Litigation
    2024 | Band 5