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AV. ANDRÉS BELLO 2711, 19TH FLOOR, LAS CONDES, SANTIAGO, CHILE
Tel:
Work +56 2 2360 4000
Fax:
Fax +56 2 2360 4030
Email:
Web:
www.cariola.cl
Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos, Florencio Bernales, Santiago, CHILE

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Florencio Bernales

Tel:
Work +562 23604006
Email:
Web:
www.cariola.cl
Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration

Position

Partner - Litigation and Arbitration

Career

Partner since 2002. He has specialized in lawsuits and arbitrations, both national and international. He has been involved in complex litigations on different matters, such as construction, insurance, stockholder's agreements, compensations, mining, environmental, electric energy and antitrust.

Member

Chilean Bar Association.

Education

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (LLB, 1985). Professor of Civil Procedure Law at Universidad de los Andes.


Chile

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Florencio Bernales - Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos

Within: Dispute resolution

Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos is 'an excellent law firm for large and complex cases, and its ability to integrate teams is exceptional'. The practice is experienced in advising on litigation involving environmental law, regulatory issues, securities, tax, competition law and consumer protection issues, and is also well known for class action defences. Recent work saw Florencio Bernales advise broker Larrain Vial (and two of its executives) in administrative litigation against $40m in fines imposed by the SVS as a result of the Cascadas case; Raimundo Moreno assist Girsa with several debt collection actions filed against the Municipality of Valparaíso; and Fernando Urrutia act for CDM in an easment dispute with state-entity, CDE. Jorge Boldt , who made partner in 2018, is the other key contact; senior associate José Ignacio Azar is also noted. Clients include BHP Billiton, KPMG Chile, IBM Chile, Ripley and Google.

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