Firm Profile > Torretti & Cía. > Santiago, Chile
Torretti & Cía. Offices
AV. APOQUINDO 3500
Torretti & Cía. > The Legal 500 Rankings
Tax Tier 3
Established in late 2018, Torretti & Cía.'s 10-strong team advises investment banks, HNW individuals, corporations and non-profit organisations on the tax aspects of matters ranging from foreign investment and corporate law to private clients and wealth management. Name partner Eduardo Torretti is highly respected in the Chilean tax market and handles tax planning, structuring and litigation; while Sebastián Martínez-Conde's practice includes advising on the tax efficiency of investment structures, and tax disputes. Francisco Alcaíno provides support at senior associate level and Isidora Henríquez is also a key member of the team. Moreover, the firm continues to grow: despite losing an associate to the Ministry of Finance, it made three new hires in 2019, and further strengthened the team in July 2020 with the arrival of semi-senior María Elena Würth from Deloitte Legal Chile.
‘It is a very competent, personalised service. They manage, as a team, to make you feel that you are their most important client, and they compare favourably with other teams but are much more diligent.‘
‘Great for its agility and strong knowledge of tax problems. It is an excellent working group.’
‘The team is exceptional; they are very professional and know what they are doing worldwide.‘
‘The Torretti team has the great advantage of mixing solid technical knowledge in matters of international taxation with the soft skills required for managing HNW clients. Undoubtedly, this team stands out for putting the client at the centre and for being able to deliver personalised attention.‘
‘Eduardo Torretti is very complete and with a very powerful commercial focus, which, complemented by his technical knowledge, makes him a very complete tax lawyer.‘
‘Sebastián Martínez-Conde and Eduardo Torretti stand out for their quick and practical approach to clients’ problems. They are proactive advisors and strategic partners in their clients’ businesses, rather than mere second-line consultants or support.‘
‘Sebastián Martínez-Conde is very proactive. He is a lawyer, who knows what he is doing. Sebastian always goes beyond what clients are looking for and has the solution or the technical explanation needed. Although he is young, he has a lot of experience.‘
Torretti & Cía. > Firm Profile
Torretti & Cia. is a tax-specialized law firm with a strong practice in foreign investment, business law, corporate law and private clients’ matters.
It stands out amongst other players in the tax arena due to its focus on clients’ experience. It dedicates a great amount of time ensuring its clients’ satisfaction as well as proficiently handling their most important affairs.
Torretti & Cia. try to make tax law as simple as possible so clients can easily grasp the problems at hand as well as the steps needed to tackle them. If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
The firm was founded by the tax team of a renowned Chilean multi-practice law firm -after a spin-off process-, with the aim to be leaders in providing tax counsel and legal representation to local and foreign clients. From day one, the partners set personal approach, focus on results, value creation, speed, accuracy and simplicity as the core for achieving this goal.
The main areas of practice:
Tax: Torretti & Cia. advises national and foreign clients on tax matters related to the development of their businesses, implementation of legal franchises and management of tax contingencies. This practice includes dispute resolutions before the Chilean tax authority and the Tax and Customs Courts.
The tax practice of Torretti & Cia. leans to international taxation as a consequence of the background of its partners. Corporate and private clients are the core of the practice, although they also represent foreign and local law firms and non-private entities.
Foreign investment: Deeply related to the tax practice, the foreign investment practice advises clients in setting up their businesses in Chile and their financing structure in an efficient way.
Corporate and M&A: Even though Torretti & Cia. was intended as a tax boutique, the firm likes to keep control of the implementation of its work. This has led to the development of a strong corporate and M&A practice which is fully equipped to deal either with complex reorganizations, or with the day to day corporate matters of its clients, all of this improved by the tax flair of the firm.
Private client: As tax advisors of families and individuals seeking wealth preservation structures and family governance advice, Torretti & Cia. has developed a strong Private Client practice that stands out within the Chilean legal market.