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Chile

Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo

Regularly advising on civil, commercial and administrative law disputes, ‘boutique powerhouseGutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo’s ‘solid team’ has broad experience, with its recent caseload involving cases in the construction, finance and mining sectors, among others. Headline matters included representing Codelco in a claim against the Chilean Comptroller General that seeks to annul decrees determining regulations to which Codelco is subject when agreeing contracts with certain third parties. Other matters include representing investment bank Moneda Asset Administradora de Fondos de Inversión, as a minority shareholder in the group of companies accused of breaching Chilean capital markets regulations in the $500m Cascadas case; and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) in civil liability cases with an aggregate value of approximately $200m and arising from flood damage in Santiago. Founding partners Pedro Pablo Gutiérrez, Alfredo Waugh, Cristóbal Jimeno and Juan Francisco Asenjo, along with Joaquín Castillo, are the key advisers.

Leading lawyers

Pedro Pablo Gutiérrez - Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo

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Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

Francisco Orrego Vicuña at London barristers’ chambers 20 Essex Street is highly regarded as ‘one of the world’s leading arbitrators’; he has a wealth of knowledge and experience of handling disputes involving Latin American parties, as well as those relating to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is also on the ICDR’s Energy Arbitrators List. Andrés Jana at Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana regularly acts as a member or delegate in major arbitral forums, including UNCITRAL, the ICC, ICSID and the ICIA. Jana is ‘not only incredibly experienced in international arbitration, but also has brilliant legal mind and an outstanding knowledge of Chilean procedural law’. At Carey, Gonzalo Fernández and Aldo Molinari recently represented Sacyr Vallehermoso in a series of disputes with the Ministry of Public Works relating to the construction of highways; Fernández was appointed as Chile’s representative at the Paris-based International Court of Arbitration in July 2018. Yrarrázaval, Ruiz-Tagle, Goldenberg, Lagos & Silva’s Arturo Yrarrázaval is a highly-regarded arbitrator. At Claro & Cia., Nicolás Luco has notable expertise in the energy and mining sectors, and Felipe Ossa is experienced in the energy and banking industry arbitrations. Other notable names include Pedro Pablo Gutiérrez at Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo, Cristián Conejero Roos at Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría and Esteban Ovalle at Ovalle Gazzana Bulnes Abogados. Carlos Eugenio Jorquiera serves as president of the Centre for Arbitration and Mediation at the Santiago Chamber of Commerce.

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Chile

Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo

Regularly advising on civil, commercial and administrative law disputes, ‘boutique powerhouseGutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo’s ‘solid team’ has broad experience, with its recent caseload involving cases in the construction, finance and mining sectors, among others. Headline matters included representing Codelco in a claim against the Chilean Comptroller General that seeks to annul decrees determining regulations to which Codelco is subject when agreeing contracts with certain third parties. Other matters include representing investment bank Moneda Asset Administradora de Fondos de Inversión, as a minority shareholder in the group of companies accused of breaching Chilean capital markets regulations in the $500m Cascadas case; and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) in civil liability cases with an aggregate value of approximately $200m and arising from flood damage in Santiago. Founding partners Pedro Pablo Gutiérrez, Alfredo Waugh, Cristóbal Jimeno and Juan Francisco Asenjo, along with Joaquín Castillo, are the key advisers.

Leading lawyers

Pedro Pablo Gutiérrez - Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo

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Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

Francisco Orrego Vicuña at London barristers’ chambers 20 Essex Street is highly regarded as ‘one of the world’s leading arbitrators’; he has a wealth of knowledge and experience of handling disputes involving Latin American parties, as well as those relating to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is also on the ICDR’s Energy Arbitrators List. Andrés Jana at Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana regularly acts as a member or delegate in major arbitral forums, including UNCITRAL, the ICC, ICSID and the ICIA. Jana is ‘not only incredibly experienced in international arbitration, but also has brilliant legal mind and an outstanding knowledge of Chilean procedural law’. At Carey, Gonzalo Fernández and Aldo Molinari recently represented Sacyr Vallehermoso in a series of disputes with the Ministry of Public Works relating to the construction of highways; Fernández was appointed as Chile’s representative at the Paris-based International Court of Arbitration in July 2018. Yrarrázaval, Ruiz-Tagle, Goldenberg, Lagos & Silva’s Arturo Yrarrázaval is a highly-regarded arbitrator. At Claro & Cia., Nicolás Luco has notable expertise in the energy and mining sectors, and Felipe Ossa is experienced in the energy and banking industry arbitrations. Other notable names include Pedro Pablo Gutiérrez at Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo, Cristián Conejero Roos at Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría and Esteban Ovalle at Ovalle Gazzana Bulnes Abogados. Carlos Eugenio Jorquiera serves as president of the Centre for Arbitration and Mediation at the Santiago Chamber of Commerce.

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