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FerradaNehme

ORINOCO 90, 16TH FLOOR, LAS CONDES, SANTIAGO, 7560970, CHILE
Tel:
Work +56 2 2 652 9000
Fax:
Fax +56 2 2 652 9001
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www.fn.cl
London, Santiago

Chile

Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 1

FerradaNehme

FerradaNehme fields two partners and several associates, who focus exclusively on competition and regulatory matters, particularly in relation to the telecoms and energy sectors; and the team regularly assists with high-profile cases before the TDLC and the FNE. Recent highlights saw the team act for Walmart Chile and its parent company in the FNE’s headline investigation into an alleged collusion between several supermarket chains; it also advised CAP Acero, a Chilean steel producer, on unfair trade practices it faced from Chinese and Mexican steel producers, including filing a claim for provisional and definitive antidumping measures. Founding partner Nicole Nehme has an extensive litigation practice; Nehme is ‘not only an outstanding practitioner, but also a remarkable adviser and an extremely prudent, well-rounded professional’. Sander van der Voorde is a compliance and merger control expert; Benjamín Mordoj, who is ‘an amazing antitrust lawyer’, and Sebastián Dufeu are recommended practice directors; and Diego Hernández and Josefina Campos are notable senior associates.

Leading lawyers

Nicole Nehme - FerradaNehme

Next generation lawyers

Benjamín Mordoj - FerradaNehme

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

FerradaNehme

FerradaNehme is experienced in disputes involving TMT and energy regulatory matters, environmental law and antitrust issues, as well as public law, and commercial, civil and criminal disputes; the firm also has a sub-department, which combines compliance and crime prevention programmes. The team acted for VTR Comunicaciones in an arbitration proceeding, initiated by Televisión Interactiva and Filmocentro Televisión (jointly known as Grupo TVI), for the alleged non-performance of an agreement. Nicole Nehme ‘solves issues for her clients first and foremost’; and director Nicolás Ubilla is also highly rated.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 1

FerradaNehme

Particularly focused on project development and permitting, FerradaNehme provides ‘accurate service that is always delivered on time’. The practice is also recommended for the development of compliance programmes for clients’ environmental obligations and it works closely with government and community-relations groups in developing preventive strategies for potential environmental conflicts. The team defended Codelco against an environmental impact claim by a fishermen’s union against eight companies, including Codelco; and also advised on the environmental assessment study of the Quebrada Blanca Phase 1 mining project, which includes an open pit operation. Team head Patricio Leyton has longstanding experience in advising on environmental permits. Valeria Ruz and public law head Luis Cordero are also key contacts.

Leading lawyers

Patricio Leyton - FerradaNehme

Next generation lawyers

Carola Salamanca - FerradaNehme

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 1

FerradaNehme

FerradaNehme’s ‘service always meets the targets set by clients’. The practice combines its constitutional and administrative law experience with its expertise in economics and public policy analyses, particularly in regulatory matters. The public law and government practice advised the Chilean Ministry of the Treasury on a new public infrastructure fund. Luis Cordero, Josefina Court and name partner Nicole Nehme are highly rated.

Leading lawyers

Luis Cordero - FerradaNehme

Next generation lawyers

Josefina Court - FerradaNehme

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

FerradaNehme

FerradaNehme is widely recognised for its expertise in regulated markets, including the telecoms sector; and the team regularly advises on high-profile investigations involving cable, fixed and mobile telecoms, including antitrust matters. On the transactional side, the practice assists with the development of technology projects and general media and communications issues; it also advises on digital strategies that incorporate data processing technologies, in addition to IP, data protection and privacy issues, technological services-related transactions, and associated litigation. VTR Comunicaciones is a major client; and Nicole Nehme and Stella Muñoz are highly rated figures.

Next generation lawyers

Stella Muñoz - FerradaNehme

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