Firm Profile > Cáceres y Cáceres > Santiago, Chile

Cáceres y Cáceres
Paseo Huerfanos 770
Piso 15
Oficina 1503

Chile > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 5

Cáceres y Cáceres is a boutique law firm with over two decades’ experience in civil and commercial dispute resolution. The ‘solid and experienced team‘ is particularly focused on litigation involving construction, audit firms, investment funds, retailers and life sciences. The principal names to note are: longstanding contentious specialist Ziad Manzur, who has particular expertise in disputes regarding commercial contracts; commercial damages and liability specialist Carlos Cáceres BurgosHéctor Cáceres Contador , who handles commercial contract claims and matters involving public law and/or family law; and Cristóbal Jara Nilsson, a contractual disputes, IP and public law expert, who joined from Instituto Nacional de Propiedad Industrial (INAPI), in February 2020.

Practice head(s):

Ziad Manzur; Héctor Cáceres Contador; Carlos Cáceres Burgos; Cristóbal Jara Nilsson


This solid and experienced team is exclusively dedicated to the practice of litigation and arbitration.

Significant knowledge and experience of disputes; they know the procedures very well and are very powerful strategists.

The main strength lies in their detailed and complete understanding of each case and its facts – they do this in a unique way that I have not seen in other legal teams. Along with this, they also seek to team up, when necessary, with specialists in each relevant area of ​​law.

Detailed knowledge of clients’ issues with ingenious solutions and good follow-up on cases.

Very loyal and committed to the client.

A group of elite lawyers who have a deep understanding of their area of ​​expertise, and are always attentive to the changing needs of clients.’

The commitment of the firm’s lawyers to each case is the most notable and outstanding feature; they take cases extremely seriously and know the problems in detail.

Ziad Manzur is accessible, with excellent availablility, knowledge and strategic capacity; he is also easy to understand and proactive.

Cáceres y Cáceres is a law firm founded in 1994 by the renowned lawyer Gabriel Cáceres Squella, which specializes in the resolution of civil, commercial and family law disputes, as well as intellectual property matters. We counsel our clients in a personalized manner before ordinary courts of Justice, as well as special and arbitration courts.

Nowadays, the firm is composed by the lawyers Carlos Cáceres Burgos, Ziad Manzur Castro, Héctor Cáceres Contador and Cristóbal Jara Nilsson, who personally arrange and deploy their clients’ defense with commitment, creativity and the highest standards of excellence, safeguarding the principles that govern the correct exercise of the profession.

The extensive experience of the firm’s professionals has allowed them to attend disputes, lawsuits and legal controversies of different matters, assuming the defense of natural persons and of agricultural businesses, audit firms, retailers, health companies, service concessionaires, construction companies and investment funds, among others.

In addition, we advise individuals and companies in corporate issues, drafting and negotiating contracts, inheritance law and intellectual property, always seeking to prevent eventual disputes and protecting the rights of our clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Litigation/Construction/Public law Carlos Cáceres + 56 226338004
Litigation/Corporate law/Infrastructure Ziad Manzur + 56 226338004
Litigation/Family law Héctor Cáceres + 56 226338004
Intellectual property/Corporate law/Public Law Cristóbal Jara + 56 226338004
Photo Name Position Profile
 Héctor Cáceres  photo Héctor Cáceres Associated
 Carlos Cáceres  photo Carlos Cáceres Partner
 Cristóbal Jara  photo Cristóbal Jara Associated
Mr Ziad Manzur  photo Mr Ziad Manzur Partner