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Leading boutique law firm based in Chile with experience in local and international markets. Marinovic & Asociados provides highly specialized personal service focused on corporate, real estate, dispute resolution and natural resources matters. Its attorneys have ample experience and are widely recognized for their expertise. We want to be a global contribution to our clients through our profound knowledge of the law, personal service and flexibility in how we work.

The firm

Since its inception in 1985, Marinovic & Asociados has concentrated on working with energy to pursue every goal settled by their clients, achieving them with criteria, alongside a deep analysis and through investigation.

The firm's members are graduated from the best national and foreign universities and several of them have worked abroad.

Areas of practice

Corporate/ M&A

Marinovic & Asociados has an extensive and reputed expertise in operations of structured credits, investment and divestment projects by investment managers and investment banks in both regulated - such as infrastructure projects- and the private equity area. Likewise, the firm stands out in the legal counsel in mergers and acquisitions of both public and close corporations - with a marked regulatory emphasis - and corporate restructuring, including real estate planning, the creation and development of family offices and succession planning.

Dispute Resolution

The Dispute Resolution area has an experienced team of lawyers specialized in the resolution of civil and commercial conflicts before the Ordinary Courts of Justice, the Courts of Appeals and the Supreme Court. Our team regularly represents clients in complex conflicts related to construction, real estate, mining, energy, water rights, education, telecommunications, and food industries, among others.

In addition, the dispute resolution team of Marinovic & Asociados has extensive experience in arbitration and mediation proceedings. We regularly bring cases before the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce and we have represented our clients in international arbitration proceedings.

Real Estate Law

We have a solid reputation in the real estate market (national and international), representing our clients in important transactions in recent years. The advice in this practice area includes the planning of the respective project -in conjunction with the clients- and the design of the best development structure.

Among other efforts, it is worth mentioning the formation of plots of land, their purchase, subdivision, and division into lots; title deed studies; corporate aspects in the formation of associations or consortiums for their development; design of the tax structure adjusted to each project; aspects related to permits and authorizations of municipal, ministerial, and other agencies; financing of projects, design of a system of operation and co-ownership; specific regulatory advice and analysis in matters of urban development and, in general, all appropriate matters up to the project's full commercialization.

Energy, Mining and Natural Resources

Our firm advice national and foreing companies on legal matters for the development of projects in different areas such as mining, energy, water rights corporate, infrastructure and real estate, among others.

We have participated in due diligence of mining concessions, water rights, projects, acquisitions and sales of mining companies and other assets, as well as in the development and operation of small and large projects.

Our work included: (i) the advice in preparing legal investment vehicle strategies; (ii) the incorporation of mining or special companies; (iii) project finance; (iv) drafting and negotiation of all kinds of contracts and joint ventures; (v) surface property issues (easements); (vi) incorporation of mining concessions; (vii) permits and authorizations; (viii) mining litigations; (ix) acquisition of water rights; (x) community relations; (xi) regulatory and environmental issues.

Marinovic & Asociados provides comprehensive advice for compliance with standards in the development of electric, port, mining, forestry, real estate, salmon, chemical and concessions projects, among many others.

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