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Chile

Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Allende Bascuñán & Cía

Allende Bascuñán & Cía's 'very professional practice puts clients' needs first'. The practice regularly advises on M&A, corporate reorganisations and liquidations, shareholder agreements, compliance matters, joint ventures, and commercial, construction and aviation contracts. In one recent mandate, the team advised Peruvian Airlines on obtaining permission to operate in Chile. Felipe Allende and José Luis Ibáñez  are highly regarded. Clients include Atlas Air, Federal Express and Ingeniería y Construcción Mas Errázuriz.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 5

Allende Bascuñán & Cía

The seven-strong practice at Allende Bascuñán & Cía is focused on civil and commercial litigation as well as disputes involving mining law, financial markets and agriculture, among others. Ongoing work includes advising Copa Airlines on any consumer law disputes it faces in Chile. Alejandro Romero, Andrés Garrido and Felipe Allende are the principal contacts. Other clients include AngloAmerican, Phillips Chilena, Air Canada, Fedex Express Chile and Grupo Más Errázuriz.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 4

Allende Bascuñán & Cía

Allende Bascuñán & Cía advises on labour, employment and social security matters for clients in sectors such as mining, agriculture, aviation and construction; recent work saw the team defend a mining company against an indirect-dismissal claim. Andrés Garrido heads the  labour law department.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 3

Allende Bascuñán & Cía

Allende Bascuñán & Cía's 'strengths are its availability, honesty with clients and knowledge'. The 'highly proficient' Mauricio Viñuela heads the administrative and regulation law department, which recently assisted Phillips Sistemas Médicos with a complaint lodged with the Public Procurement Court concerning a purchase tender for imageology equipment.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Allende Bascuñán & Cía

Allende Bascuñán & Cía 'has incredible depth, with clear and accurate advice delivered quickly'. The practice regularly advises on the tax aspects of business reorganisations and company sales; it also assists with international tax advisory matters and defends taxpayers before the tax authorities and in courts. The team recently assisted Explora Chile with the tax structuring of its investments in the Argentine hospitality sector. Francisco Allende heads the tax practice; Gonzalo Garfias is 'focused, considered and incredibly astute', and senior associate Andres Bustos is 'one to watch - his relationship skills and eye for detail are exemplary'.

Next Generation Partners

Gonzalo Garfias - Allende Bascuñán & Cía

Rising stars

Andres Bustos - Allende Bascuñán & Cía

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Chile: Energy and natural resources

Electricity/oil and gas
Electricity - ranked: tier 3

Allende Bascuñán & Cía

Allende Bascuñán & Cía's practice ranges from advising on electricity, power and water law to PV projects and PPAs. Recent matters saw the team assist Lundin Mining  with the modification of a PPA. Felipe Bascuñán heads the energy and natural resources department, of which Mauricio Viñuela is also a key member. Clients include Freeport-McMoRan, Lundin Mining (Minera Candelaria and Minera Ojos del Salado) and Soquimich.

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