Firm Profile > Abdala y Cia > Santiago, Chile
Abdala y Cia Offices
SANTA LUCIA, 330
Abdala y Cia > The Legal 500 Rankings
Labour and employment Tier 4
Abdala y Cia's four-strong team is experienced in complex labour law disputes, collective bargaining negotiations, corporate law-related labour matters, social security, immigration, terminations, and sexual harassment investigations. José Ignacio Arteaga can draw on over 25 years' labour law experience; key associate Andrea Abdala Ready, who handles litigation, advisory and corporate labour matters, arrived from Morales & Besa in 2018.
‘Clear teamwork is evident between the different lawyers that make up the firm, providing an efficient and timely response to the client. They are proactive professionals within the framework of the legal dynamism that currently prevails in the region.‘
‘José Ignacio Arteaga and Andrea Abdala Ready are at the client’s disposal at all times, using different technological tools to support the company’s daily decisions. They know and understand the problems, offering solutions that can be put into practice, minimising the exposure of the company.‘
Worley Parsons Chile
IFX Networks Chile
Banco de la Nación Argentina
Corporate and M&A Tier 6Founded in 1988 and today the Chilean member of the DRT International Law Firm & Alliance, Abdala y Cia has grown accompanying clients which in many cases it helped establish. The five-strong practice group provides ongoing general corporate and transactional assistance to clients in sectors ranging from construction, casinos and consumer-product manufacture to pharma, software and telecoms. Founding partner and corporate all-rounder Ricardo Abdala Hirane co-heads the practice.
‘It is a team whose main characteristic is flexibility and speed in dealing with issues, with an excellent degree of involvement in the outcome. Due to its performance and commitment, I find far above the teams of other firms.‘
‘The common qualities of this team are being quick and effective in solving different tasks, finding the most suitable solutions and above all a very high commitment to clients’ needs.‘
‘They become personally involved in the issues that are presented to them, taking them as their own, with very personalised attention and great knowledge of different legal matters – a great team.‘
‘The Abdala y Cia practice is a 24/7 team and always ready to respond at any time (even when on vacation). What characterises them is their degree of commitment to both the client and to reaching the best result during negotiations.‘
‘I have worked with other firms of the same level but this firm’s level of delivery of information and participation goes beyond what is expected. In fact, we worked with them because they were recommended by owners of the most relevant companies in Chile. If I must indicate what stands out, it is their unconditional commitment.‘
‘Ricardo Abdala Hirane has a unique ability to develop strategies and to read opponents. He is always present and concerned about not leaving loose ends, so as to have the best preparation for negotiations, even when complex and hostile.‘
Ovalle Casino Resort
Grupo CTO Chile
Vicherat & Pradenas
Mundos del Vino
Software One Chile
Banco de la Nación Argentina
Embajada y consulado Argentino
Abdala y Cia > Firm Profile
The firm: Abdala & Cía, was founded in Santiago, Chile in 1988 by Ricardo Abdala Hirane. With more than 30 years of experience we have a strong knowledge of the Chilean market; the start-up of foreign companies; foreign investment and public and private tenders.
Main practice areas: Corporate/M&A; Employment and Labour Law, Commercial Law; Succession Law; Administrative Law; Arbitration and Dispute Resolution; Public and Private Sector Tenders; Criminal Law; Family Law; Information Technology; Energy; Banking and Finance; Tax; and Private Client Advice. Global assistance for our clients through complete and integral services, including different subjects to organize their investments, minimizing risks, structuring businesses, wealth, taxes, family and disputes.
Our Corporate/M&A practice exceeds our clients’ expectations by offering a legal service that delivers complete, integrated and practical legal solutions. This, is a result of the expertise and the skills of our Managing Partner, Ricardo Abdala. When advising clients, Ricardo analyses all legal sides of the client’s case; proposes and anticipates solutions to queries that the client has not even thought of.
Our Labour and Employment practice offers a legal service that includes a complete overview of our clients’ companies and businesses, providing complex legal advice. This, is a result of the expertise of our partner, José Ignacio Arteaga, who dominates the labour and employment law and commercial/business law arenas. In fact, when reviewing a specific labour matter we offer the particular labour solution and a complete business insight.
Our firm is known for creating long term relationships and striving to support our clients’ businesses, helping them grow and reach their commercial goals. Most of our clients have worked with us for 20+ years.
Abdala & Cía offers a worldwide service to its clients due to the strategic alliance it has formed for 10+ years with the US law firm Diaz, Reus & Targ, and its members which include a global network of offices, DRT International Law Firm & Alliance, in the US, Latin America, Europe, Russia, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
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|Labour & Employment||José Ignacio Arteagafirstname.lastname@example.org||+56 224 608 050|
|Litigation & Arbitration||Michele Daroch Sagredoemail@example.com||+56 224 608 050|
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|Banking & Finance||Ricardo Abdala Hiranefirstname.lastname@example.org||+56 224 608 050|
|Foreign Investments in Chile||Ricardo Abdala Hiraneemail@example.com||+56 224 608 050|
|Energy||Augusto Quintanafirstname.lastname@example.org||+56 224 608 050|
|Regulatory law||Andrés Culagovskiemail@example.com||+56 224 608 050|
|International Arbitration||Andrés Culagovskifirstname.lastname@example.org||+56 224 608 050|
|Mr Ricardo Abdala||Founder and managing Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Andrea Abdala Ready||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr José Ignacio Arteaga Manieu||Partner. Head of the Labour & Employment department||View Profile|
|Mr Fuad Eduardo Chahin Valenzuela||Partner||View Profile|
|Andrés Culagovski||Lawyer||View Profile|
|Michelle Daroch Sagredo||Partner||View Profile|
|Evelyn Happke||Lawyer||View Profile|
|Javiera Ocampo||Lawyer||View Profile|
|Augusto Quintana Benavides||Lawyer||View Profile|
|Rodrigo Rojas Palma||Lawyer||View Profile|
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