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

Allende Bascuñán y Cía

Providing ‘good service and reasonable pricing’, Allende Bascuñán y Cía acts on corporate matters in the construction, technology, agriculture and real estate sectors. It particularly stands out for its aviation industry experience, acting for both domestic and foreign airlines; recently it advised Korean Airlines on its certification as a foreign airline in Chile. Other matters saw the team act for Philips Latam (Philips) during the corporate reorganisation of Philips Chilena, which involved the Chilean aspects of Philips’ worldwide hiving-off of its lighting division. Felipe Allende is recommended.

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Tax - ranked: tier 4

Allende Bascuñán y Cía

Allende Bascuñán y Cíaprovides an excellent level of service and advice that is always sound and which is on par with top-notch firms from Europe’. The firm has 10 professionals exclusively dedicated to providing tax planning and general tax law counselling to Chilean and foreign clients; and the scope of its advice covers foreign investment, M&A, corporate taxation, VAT, corporate restructurings, personal taxation and inheritance tax. The team also regularly acts in tax disputes. Francisco Allende is team head; Carolina Gazitúa ‘provides reliable tax law advice and is well connected in the tax community’; and Gonzalo Garfias has ‘many years of experience in practice and has the tax law credentials that a top advisor needs and that clients should expect’.

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Chile: Energy and natural resources

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

Allende Bascuñán y Cía

Allende Bascuñán y Cíatruly understands clients’ business’. The team has over 20 years’ experience of advising on energy and water issues. Recently it assisted Transnet with the development and implementation of a transmission line project. The team also regularly advises Bravo Energy on issues such as tenders and contracts for industrial oil treatment and fuel sales. Former in-house legal counsel at Colbún Felipe Bascuñán, public law head Mauricio Viñuela and Alejandro Romero are highly rated.

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