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Chile

Corporate and M&A (including compliance)
Corporate and M&A (including compliance) - ranked: tier 5

Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados

Established by the merger of Jara Del Favero law firm and Ried Fabres in August 2018, Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados regularly assists with M&A deals as well as restructuring work and reorganisations; the team also advises foreign clients on their investments in Chile. Recent mandates include advising Emaresa, Ingenieros y Representaciones on its $15m acquisition of Chilean company Vapor Industrial. Felipe Ovalle, Gabriel del Favero and Rafael Valdivieso are the main contacts.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 5

Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados

Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados recently acted for Emasa, Equipos y Maquinarias in its civil claim against the sellers of Central Frenos for breaching their purchase agreement; the case involved complex financial and accounting issues. Jorge Schenke Reyes and Ricardo Brancoli Bravo are highly regarded.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 2

Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados

Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados advises on the environmental regulations surrounding the use and management of natural resources, particularly water resources, minerals, fisheries and forestry. Other areas of strength include assisting with the environmental impact assessments of investment projects, the establishment of internal corporate environmental management systems, and environmental appeals and defences in both administrative and judicial courts (involving protection remedies and environmental damage claims). Recent matters include strategic environmental advice to Monsanto Chile in relation to the operational efficiency of its Paine seed plant. Gabriel Del Favero ValdĆ©s and senior associate HipĆ³lito ZaƱartu Rosselot are highly rated; Julio LavĆ­n ValdĆ©s left the firm to found LAVƍN Abogados & Consultores.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados

Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogadosā€™ tax department advises both Chilean and foreign companies on tax reorganisations and also assists individuals, companies and business groups with tax planning. In the firmā€™s core sector, natural resources, it also has particular expertise in the tax structuring of project financings. Rafael Valdivieso is the principal adviser.

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Chile: Energy and natural resources

Electricity/oil and gas
Energy and natural resources: electricity - ranked: tier 4

Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados

The recently formed Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados is highly regarded for the establishment of water rights, obtaining Water Code-related permits, and acting before courts and governmental agencies. The team also assists with the creation of water user organisations and agreements for water use rights for hydroelectric power generation. Gabriel Del Favero and senior associate HipĆ³lito ZaƱartu are experienced advisers.

Next generation lawyers

HipĆ³lito ZaƱartu Rosselot - Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados

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Mining
Energy and natural resources: mining - ranked: tier 2

Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados

Established via an August 2018 merger, Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados is highly regarded for its advice on the development, financing, construction and commercial operations of projects, as well as on mineral exploration, concessions and constituting mining easements. The team also assists with the protection of mining concessions, both before the courts and governmental agencies, as well as legal assistance in mining litigation before the civil courts. RamĆ³n Jara, Gabriel Del Favero and Felipe Ovalle are all highly rated; senior associate HipĆ³lito ZaƱartu provides key support. Clients include Antofagasta Minerals and Minera Centinela.

Next generation lawyers

HipĆ³lito ZaƱartu - Jara Del Favero & Ried Fabres Abogados

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