Firm Profile > Marinovic & Alcalde Abogados > Las Condes, Chile

Marinovic & Alcalde Abogados

Real estate Tier 4

Marinovic & Asociados is 'always up to date with any changes in law or procedures, and its analytical abilities are strong; the firm's lawyers are also hardworking and very honest'. The practice covers acquisitions, sales, property financing, real estate litigation, urban planning and development, among other specializations; it recently assisted Boetsch Group with development-related property acquisitions. Juan Carlos Méndez Montero 'always answers clients' calls and messages no matter the time of day'.

Corporate and M&A Tier 5

Marinovic & Asociados 'gets to know its clients' business'. The firm is particularly focused on corporate and real estate law, natural resources, projects and sports law. Active clients include Grupo Magal, Rubis Energie, Fynpal and Easy Taxi; and recent matters include assisting Grupo Moncuri with real estate and energy projects, including the development of a solar plant. Martín Vilajuana de la Cuadra, who 'provides a great service', and Alberto Polette Zaldívar are the key names; associate Tomás Polette Zaldívar was hired from CMS Carey & Allende.

Dispute resolution Tier 5

Marinovic & Asociados has 'easy-to-engage-with multilingual partners and staff'; the practice assists with complex civil and commercial litigation,  shareholder disputes, insolvency, environment and construction-related claims, and tax matters. Iván Marinovic Pacey heads the group; Nicolás Marinovic Vial and Javier González Echávarri  are also key contacts. Clients include Grupo La Polar, Rubis Energie and Cabify Chile.


Leading boutique law firm based in Chile with experience in local and international markets.

Marinovic & Alcalde has been recognized for performing its work with diligence and energy, set on the different objectives pursued by its clients.

Our firm is formed by a team of highly qualified lawyers, which stand out for our closeness and commitment, providing personalized attention and being persistently on the lookout for practical and timely solutions in line with its clients’ true needs and rapidly changing market. Our commitment goes beyond the legal scope, achieving an accurate understanding and support of our client’s business.

Areas of practice

Corporate/ M&A

Marinovic & Alcalde has extensive and reputed expertise in operations of structured credits, investment and divestment projects by investment managers and investment banks in both regulated – such as infrastructure projects- and the private equity area. Likewise, the firm stands out in the legal counsel in mergers and acquisitions of both public and close corporations – with a marked regulatory emphasis – and corporate restructuring, including real estate planning, the creation, and development of family offices and succession planning.

Dispute Resolution

The Dispute Resolution area has an experienced team of lawyers specialized in the resolution of civil and commercial conflicts before the Ordinary Courts of Justice, the Courts of Appeals and the Supreme Court. Our team regularly represents clients in complex conflicts related to construction, real estate, mining, energy, water rights, education, telecommunications, and food industries, among others.

In addition, the dispute resolution team of Marinovic & Alcalde has extensive experience in arbitration and mediation proceedings. We regularly bring cases before the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce and we have represented our clients in international arbitration proceedings.

Real Estate Law

We have a solid reputation in the real estate market (national and international), representing our clients in important transactions in recent years. The advice in this practice area includes the planning of the respective project -in conjunction with the clients- and the design of the best development structure.

Among other efforts, it is worth mentioning the formation of plots of land, their purchase, subdivision, and division into lots; title deed studies; corporate aspects in the formation of associations or consortiums for their development; design of the tax structure adjusted to each project; aspects related to permits and authorizations of municipal, ministerial, and other agencies; financing of projects, design of a system of operation and co-ownership; specific regulatory advice and analysis in matters of urban development and, in general, all appropriate matters up to the project’s full commercialization.

Energy, Mining and Natural Resources

Our firm advice national and foreign companies on legal matters for the development of projects in different areas such as mining, energy, water rights corporate, infrastructure and real estate, among others.

We have participated in due diligence of mining concessions, water rights, projects, acquisitions and sales of mining companies and other assets, as well as in the development and operation of small and large projects.

Our work included: (i) the advice in preparing legal investment vehicle strategies; (ii) the incorporation of mining or special companies; (iii) project finance; (iv) drafting and negotiation of all kinds of contracts and joint ventures; (v) surface property issues (easements); (vi) incorporation of mining concessions; (vii) permits and authorizations; (viii) mining litigations; (ix) acquisition of water rights; (x) community relations; (xi) regulatory and environmental issues.

Marinovic & Alcalde provides comprehensive advice for compliance with standards in the development of electric, port, mining, forestry, real estate, salmon, chemical and concessions projects, among many others.



Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate / M&A Martín Vilajuana De la Cuadra – Mail: – Phone number: +56222461515
Dispute resolution Nicolás Marinovic – Mail: – Phone number: +56222461515
Real estate law Juan Carlos Méndez Montero – Mail: – Phone number: +56222461515
Energy, mining and natural resources Alberto Polette Zaldívar – Mail: – Phone number: +56222461515
Dispute resolution / Corporate Enrique Alcalde Rodríguez - Mail:
Corporate / M&A Tomás Ruiz Tagle Barros - Mail:
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Enrique Alcalde  photo Mr Enrique Alcalde
Mr Benjamín García  photo Mr Benjamín García
Mr Javier González  photo Mr Javier González
Mr Iván Marinovic  photo Mr Iván Marinovic