Albagli Zaliasnik > Santiago, Chile > Firm Profile

Albagli Zaliasnik

Chile > Compliance Tier 2

Albagli Zaliasnik's five-member practice leverages criminal, corporate, and regulatory compliance expertise for the identification and management of legal risks. The ‘very good' group assists with the creation and implementation of crime prevention models, as well as the development of companies’ internal policies, protocols and regulations. It also advises on the establishment of prevention models for the Financial Analysis Unit, as well as SERNAC (National Consumer Service) and antitrust-related compliance plans. Other areas of strength include data protection and labour law compliance, along with internal investigations. In a significant boost to the practice, the firm established digital platform ComplianceLatam in April 2022, which facilitates collaborative interactions between leading law firms from regional jurisdictions; and comprises compliance officers, legal managers, consultants and auditors. Founding partner and corporate group director Rodrigo Albagli is highly active in compliance matters, while compliance director Francisca Franzani (a May 2022 hire from Carey) is an expert in compliance, anti-corruption and corporate criminal risks.

Practice head(s):

Rodrigo Albagli; Francisca Franzani


A very good team with deep theoretical knowledge.

Great theoretical knowledge and very professional attention – highly organised and they meet the agreed timescales.

A very personalised client service.

Great support in response to the queries made.

It is worth highlighting the timeliness of the responses and how comprehensive they are.

Chile > Life sciences Tier 2

Albagli Zaliasnik's multidisciplinary life sciences practice routinely acts for major national and international pharmaceutical companies on both regulatory and patent infringement issues. The group’s offering covers the implementation of crime prevention programmes, antitrust expertise, and regular interactions with Chile’s health authorities. Its specialisms further include biotechnology, medical devices, cosmetics, and food-processing regulations and litigation, along with chemical law, R&D, clinical trials, and technology transfer and commercialisation issues. The principal advisers are litigation head and pharmaceutical regulatory specialist, Ariela Agosin; and IP group director Eugenio Gormáz, whose broad practice ranges from trade marks, patents and copyright, to advertising law, licenses, plant varieties, and denominations of origin and geographical indications. Key senior associate Dafne Guerra is ‘outstanding for her knowledge of the industry'.

Practice head(s):

Ariela Agosin; Eugenio Gormaz


Senior associate Dafne Guerra is outstanding for her knowledge of the industry.

Key clients

Mega Labs (Pharma Investi and Garden House Farmaceúticas)


Abbott Laboratories

Grunenthal Laboratories

Laboratorios Gador

Genomma Lab Chile

DKT Chile

Happ Labs

Asociación Industrial de Laboratorios Farmacéuticos


Laboratorios Saval

Work highlights

  • Acting for Sandoz (a Novartis company) in a complex case involving a biosimilar pharmaceutical product (Etanercept).
  • Assisted Laboratorios Saval with a highly complex preliminary injunction case, regarding a claim brought by Bayer in relation to generic drug Rivaroxaban.
  • Currently representing the interests of Abbott Laboratories in a consultation procedure initiated by SOCOFAR before the Competition Court.

Chile > Competition and antitrust Tier 3

Albagli Zaliasnik‘s seven-strong public law, competition law and regulated markets practice fuses expertise in antitrust law, regulatory matters, complex litigation and preventive antitrust advice, with prolific IP and technology specialisms. Typical work for the ‘efficient and agile' team encompasses compliance programmes, merger-control issues, market studies conducted by the FNE, antitrust and cartel investigations, and lawsuits before Chile’s Competition Court and the Supreme Court. The department is co-led by name partner Gabriel Zaliasnik and Ariela Agosin, whose broad litigation practices include antitrust law. The track record of key senior associate Matías Edwards includes high-profile cases involving the retail, pharmaceuticals, energy, and telecoms markets.

Practice head(s):

Ariela Agosin; Gabriel Zaliasnik


The team transmits confidence and knowledge in its work.

Delivers a quality, efficient and agile service.

Modernised its service, offering permanent updates through the web, and with a very valuable approach.

Clients highlight the professionalism and talent of Ariela Agosin and her team.

Key clients

La Polar


Nexus Chile

Abbott Laboratories



AES Andes




Áreas Chile

Work highlights

  • Assisted WOM with antitrust lawsuits that were filed by several telecoms operators.
  • Assisted Nexus Chile with the acquisition of Colmena before the FNE, Chile’s Competition Court and The Supreme Court.
  • Assisted Abbott Laboratories with proceedings before the Chilean Competition Court for alleged discriminatory practices during the sale of drugs in the public sector and at a retail level.

Chile > Consumer and advertising law Tier 3

Albagli Zaliasnik is the sole Chilean-member firm of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance, which provides access to law firms in over 65 countries, and the practice represents several large companies -such as Snap Inc- with regard to their advertising law needs. IP leader Eugenio Gormáz heads up the consumer and 'ad-law' team, while senior partner Ariela Agosin leads the disputes group. At senior associate level, Dafne Guerra handles day-to-day consumer law work; and Juan Pablo Zamora and Antonia Nudman both assist with advertising law matters. At the more junior end, Gonzalo Bravo rounds out the practice group.

Practice head(s):

Ariela Agosin; Eugenio Gormáz


Impressive legal knowledge in this space.

Key clients

Empresas La Polar

Verisure Chile


Intcomex Inc

Genomma Lab



Loi Chile

LG Electronics Chile

Lanco Chile

Mr Click

Steward SA

Work highlights

  • Assisted Empresa La Polar with an internet advertising action by CONAR.
  • Advised Verisure on the drafting of a preventive compliance plan for consumer affairs (in accordance with the Law On The Protection Of Consumer Rights).
  • Advised Snap Inc on several questions concerning Chilean cryptocurrency regulations, specifically in relation to cryptocurrency advertisements.

Chile > Dispute resolution: white-collar crime Tier 3

Albagli Zaliasnik's experienced criminal litigation group advises on the full range of white-collar matters. Its track record covers defence and plaintiff-side work concerning complex and high-profile economic and business crimes ( generally involving fraud and bribery allegations), as well as civil, tax, financial and environmental crimes. The criminal litigation group also handles large-scale investigations before criminal bodies, such as the Investigative Police, Public Ministry, and the Constitutional, Criminal, Appeal and Supreme Courts. ‘A unique player in Chile’s litigation market', the criminal law practice of founding partner and group head Gabriel Zaliasnik encompasses economic crimes and extradition proceedings. Former practice director Jaime Winter left to establish his own firm in March 2023.

Practice head(s):

Gabriel Zaliasnik


Great level of knowledge, commitment and work.

Albagli Zaliasnik has quite a diverse team in terms of expertise. It is a full- service office, but with the work attended to by partners.

Without being one of the largest offices in Chile, it has the capacity to offer a impressive series of legal services.

Gabriel Zaliasnik is probably the most experienced lawyer in Chile litigating highly complex cases. He has the ability to direct and litigate criminal, administrative, civil and constitutional matters.

Beyond Gabriel Zaliasnik’s good legal judgment in general and good common sense, his creativity and global approach make him a unique player in Chile’s litigation market.

Key clients

La Polar

Desarrollos Renovables


Sartor Finance Group Finance

Inmobiliaria of Coquimbo

Jaime Mañalich

D&A Licensing

Roberto Guzmán Lyon

Aldo Motta


National Chamber of Commerce



Rendalo Maq

WIT Entertainment

Work highlights

  • Acting for Empresas La Polar in two criminal investigations into alleged counterfeiting.
  • Assisted Desarrollos Renovables with its defence against a fraud action.
  • Assisted Betterfly with filing a complaint regarding criminal threats further to online posts that directly threatened the integrity of some of its employees.

Chile > Intellectual property Tier 3

The eight-strong IP department at Albagli Zaliasnik is experienced in digital and internet rights, copyright, trade marks, patents, and anti-piracy issues. The team also advises on IP licensing, and industrial and business secrets. A partner since 2020, IP group director Eugenio Gormáz routinely assists with the protection of industrial property rights for retail, pharmaceutical, telecoms and transportation sector clients. Litigation head Ariela Agosin also maintains an active IP practice; and at senior associate level, Antonia Nudman's practice focuses on the defence and protection of intangible assets, along with new technologies, software, trade marks, patents, and domain names. In late 2022, former senior associate Juan Pablo Zamora departed to found his own firm.

Practice head(s):

Eugenio Gormaz; Ariela Agosin


Swift and clear responses.

Key clients

La Polar

Walmart Store


Patagon Valley

Work highlights

  • Acted for La Polar in a counterfeiting-related criminal complaint filed by the brands Under Armor and Adidas.
  • Manages Walmart’s portfolio of international brands in Chile.
  • Assisted Lemontech, a service software development company, with proving that the “CASE TRACKING” brand was distinctive enough to obtain legal protection.

Chile > Corporate and M&A Tier 4

Albagli Zaliasnik’s corporate practice acts for both domestic and foreign companies on corporate advisory matters. The 12-strong team is also on hand to structure, plan and execute local and cross-border M&A deals, and has particularly expertise in relation to the  retail, energy, manufacturing, real estate, and food and beverage sectors. The department additionally advises venture capitalists, investment funds, private equity players and financial backers on transactions. Founding partner Rodrigo Albagli, whose broad expertise incorporates M&A, private equity and corporate restructuring; and Álvaro Rosenblut, who delivers ‘great corporate law work‘ are the key practice figures. Stephanie Cruz, who assists transnational clients with corporate, contractual and regulatory matters, provides key support and was promoted to legal and business director in December 2022. The team was strengthened further with the August 2023 hire of Vicente Martínez Wilson as a senior associate; his experience encompasses M&A, contracts, compliance, project finance, real estate, energy and natural resources,

Practice head(s):

Rodrigo Albagli; Álvaro Rosenblut; Stephanie Cruz


Good availability and timely responses.

Always up to date, shares information with clients, and helps clients be aware of any changes.

Knowledgeable, which gives clients security and confidence.

Very up-to-date on technology and Chile’s constantly-changing laws.

Clients wouldn’t trade them for anything.

Speed, tranquility during decision-making, and each partner has tremendous support from the team behind it.

Provides a very good service.

Great corporate law work from Álvaro Rosenblut.

Key clients

Betterfly Chile

Unacem Chile


Alfred H Knight Group


HCS Capital Partners

Grupo Tarragona

Comercial e Industrial Libesa

Work highlights

  • Advised Betterfly Chile on its acquisitions of technology and software developer companies.
  • Advised Unacem Chile on the acquisition of a cement plant.
  • Advised the Alfred H Knight group on the legal due diligence to acquire Asmin Industrial.

Chile > Data privacy Tier 4

The six-strong practice at Albagli Zaliasnik comprises data protection, media and IT specialists who regularly assist multinational companies with due diligence processes. The team also advises on privacy impact-assessments for new services, the creation of privacy policies, and the verification of start-up-related database use and information processing. The IT, media and data privacy practice is led by Eugenio Gormaz, who is also the firm’s IP group director. Associate Natalia González is experienced in technology matters, including privacy, personal data protection, IP and fintech issues.

Practice head(s):

Eugenio Gormáz


Very professional attention and quick responses.

Warm treatment of clients.’

Work highlights

Chile > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 4

The civil litigation and arbitration group at Albagli Zaliasnik acts for clients from a range of sectors, including retail, insurance, finance, transportation, logistics, energy, real estate, and construction. The 11-strong team additionally litigates disputes involving unfair competition, IP, consumer protection and corporate law, as well as telecoms and technology-related claims. In addition to IP and competition matters, Ariela Agosin's practice covers civil, commercial and regulatory litigation, and founding partner Gabriel Zaliasnik is a renowned criminal litigation specialist. December 2022 saw civil litigation and arbitration expert Francisco Fuentes promoted to director; while at senior associate-level, Josefa Larraín arrived from Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría in August 2022, replacing former senior Carolina Escandón  who departed the firm the same month.

Practice head(s):

Ariela Agosin

Key clients


Mutual de Seguridad

National Petroleum Company (ENAP)

Grupo Unacem

Work highlights

  • Acted for The National Petroleum Company (ENAP), in relation to its claim over a large plot of land in Maipú (Santiago), which is illegally occupied by a group of about 15 people.
  • Assisted health insurance company Nexus Group with undertaking a series of legal actions against Empresas Masvida (including a forced liquidation).
  • Assisted social security administrator Mutual de Seguridad with filing four debt recovery-related lawsuits.

Chile > Labour and employment Tier 4

Highly focused on labour litigation and collective bargaining, Albagli Zaliasnik’s labour and employment practice is ‘very innovative and practical in the solutions it proposes’. The team’s coverage further extends to hiring processes, compensation, employment terminations, subcontracting, due diligence, and corporate policies. The four-member department is led by Jorge Arredondo, who has ‘extensive knowledge of labour law’; and at associate level, senior Jocelyn Aros has significant experience in labour and pension law, while Felipe Neira advises on both the individual and collective aspects of labour matters.

Practice head(s):

Jorge Arrendondo


AZ’s work team is highly committed to clients’ needs.

Very innovative and practical in the solutions it proposes.

Jorge Arredondo has extensive knowledge of labour law – he gives a lot of confidence.

Jorge Arredondo is an excellent labour lawyer, who is good at negotiating and has a lot of knowledge.

Jorge Arredondo stands out for being up to date on labour legislation and for having a lot of knowledge about jurisprudence.

Key clients

Labor Union Turbus Company Workers

Unifood Holding


Comercial e Industrial Plásticos Hoffens

Fundación Integra


Work highlights

  • Acted for Labor Union Turbus Company Workers in a violation of fundamental rights complaint.
  • Acted for Unifood Holding and Uniservice in relation to a former Uniservice employee’s claim for labour benefits.
  • Acted for Heavenward Ascensores in relation to an employee’s dismissal.

Chile > Venture capital Tier 4

Albagli Zaliasnik's six-strong VC practice covers financing, public offerings of shares, investment funds, and corporate compliance and governance matters. The firm also has a representative office in Miami that assists clients when establishing their presence in the US (through a network of local partners), particularly in relation to real-estate sector investors, start-ups and VC funds. The team is led by Rodrigo Albagli, who also co-heads the firm’s corporate group alongside experienced partner Álvaro Rosenblut. The associate to note, Alvaro Glisser assists companies of various sizes on corporate deals.

Practice head(s):

Rodrigo Albagli; Álvaro Rosenblut; Álvaro Glisser


Very good experience and excellent corporate practice – great responsiveness.

They are informed and updated on the latest trends in venture capital and the startup ecosystem.

Rodrigo Albagli: experience and knowledge. Álvaro Glisse: Management and knowledge.

Key clients


Almacén Gurú


Indumotora – Awto


Work highlights

  • Advised HCS Capital on a series-A financing round involving Betterplan.
  • Advised ‘app’ Almacén Gurú on a financing round.
  • Assisted Rendalo Maq, a digital broker for construction equipment, with a capital raising.

Energy and natural resources > Electricity and hydrocarbons

Albagli Zaliasnik's energy and natural resources practice is led by director and mining, energy, environmental law and natural resources specialist, Alejandro Montt, who routinely acts on a range of energy projects; Montt is supported by public law and regulated markets director Antonio Rubilar, whose practice covers infrastructure and oil-and-gas projects, along with the renewable and conventional energy sectors.

Chile > Tax

The five-member tax practice at Albagli Zaliasnik is led by experienced director David Ancelovici, a tax-related asset planning, structuring and restructuring expert, who is particularly focused on cross-border investments.

albagli zaliasnik (az) is a Chilean law firm with more than 30 years of experience in the national legal market, recognized for its innovative and comprehensive approach to highly complex legal conflicts based on the needs of its clients, from of a team of professionals with an academic background and recognized experience in the field, in the more than 35 practice areas in which it provides strategic legal advice and consultancy.

The firm stands out for its methodological work model that combines prevention as a mechanism for anticipating operational and legal scenarios, as well as innovation and technology at the service of solutions to legal and regulatory challenges imposed by the digital economy, placing the client at the center of the process to provide personalized attention that translates into achieving results based on your legal needs.

Through its legal work, az is oriented towards enhancing the competitiveness of its clients, providing informed and expert advice that allows opportunities to be identified, as well as facing new rights and duties within the framework of a dynamic and changing global context. In this way, the legal services of the firm not only consider the traditional industrial sectors or items (financial institutions, mining, technology, construction, real estate and urban planning, education, public organizations, among others), but have also been extended to TECH industries such as: Agritech, Food Tech, Watertech, Fintech, Blockchain and gaming, consistent with the transformations that the global context is experiencing.

The view of collaborative work, specifically with the legal sector, has become the differentiating hallmark of az, given that the firm understands that this way of operating favors the culture of innovation, continuous improvement, quality of legal action and its transformation from the exchange and articulation with different actors in the environment.

The foregoing is evident in the generation of various strategic alliances in these 30 years of existence with entities such as G100, ACTI, ACCION EMPRESAS, International Trade Association, World Compliance Association, to pay taxes in international spaces and platforms for the exchange of information. knowledge, development of webinars, workshops, and others, as well as collaborating with the academic world and law firms from other countries, generating value for clients and promoting exchange to and from the country.

The work, experience, and specialization of az has been systematically recognized for its excellence and track record in its different areas of practice. In this context, since 2020, the legal firm has expanded its international legal activities through azMiami, a commercial hub that merges the legal and business realms. It is focused on advising and supporting clients in their soft-landing processes in the U.S., with a primary focus on real estate investors, and aiding various stakeholders in the venture capital ecosystem (startups, VC funds, and corporate venture capital (CVC) entities). The legal work is orientated to aboard issues as taxation, real estate, venture capital, and immigration. azMiami functions as a service platform, facilitated by a network of local partners, through which the firm delivers tailored solutions based on the legal needs of the Latam market.

Main Areas of Practice

The area is oriented to enhance the competitiveness of its clients, providing informed and expert advice that allows identifying opportunities, as well as facing new rights and duties within the framework of a dynamic and changing global context. The area has expansive experience in corporate counselling for domestic and foreign companies. Also, the team with experience in all kinds of M&A transactions, stands in the practice of corporate mergers and acquisitions, counselling clients in structuring, planning, and execution of local, regional, and global acquisitions, with particular focus on retail, food and beverage, energy, services, manufacture, infrastructure, and real estate. The area has represented sellers, buyers, venture capitalists, investment funds, private equity players and financial backers in various transactions, committed to its clients, advising, and accompanying them throughout the acquisition or sale process.
Key Clients: Betterfly Chile SpA, Unacem S.A.A., Rendalo Maq., Xiaomi, The Brands Club, WOM S.A., Azul Azul S.A. (Football club of the University of Chile), HCS, AXXA Group, Liquid Technologies, Banco do Brasil, Cushman & Wakefield, FOX Latin-American Channels, Vigatec, WOM, among others.

This area provides its clients advice and legal support from a comprehensive perspective, bringing together criminal, corporate, and regulatory compliance and incorporating all business areas in the identification and management of legal risks. az’s model focuses on crime prevention and strengthening corporate culture and governance, with an emphasis on ethics and integrity. The Compliance has extensive experience and academic training track records and aim to provide quality and excellence in advising companies from various national and global industries in their processes of identifying contingencies and designing risk matrixes, creating, and implementing crime prevention models under Law No. 20,393 an the new law No.21,595 on Economic Crimes, which came into effect in Chile on august 2023, in order to systematizes economic offenses and environmental violations, and, among other provisions, expands the criminal liability of legal entities.

In this context, az advice developing all internal policies, protocols and regulations required to implement a comprehensive compliance program. It also provides advice on the creation of prevention models for the Financial Analysis Unit, SERNAC compliance plans, Antitrust compliance plans, among others.

As part of the area’s growth, in 2022, az creates “Compliance Latam, collaborative workspace platform among companies from different countries in the compliance ecosystem. Its purpose is to exchange experiences and challenges in terms of culture, services, regulation, etc., with the aim of strengthening and continuously improving in the field. The community is led by prominent law firms in the region (including Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Panama, Costa Rica, and the United States) and is composed of compliance officers, legal managers, consultants, auditors, and other relevant stakeholders in the compliance ecosystem, with the goal of collectively addressing the challenges of the subject matter.

Key Clients: WOM S.A., Grupo Grünenthal, Dimacofi, Gasmar, Puma, AES Andes, Actual, CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, Verisure, SMU, La Polar, Socofar, Bodegas San Francisco, FGS, Betterfly, Embotelladora Andina and Didi Global, among others.

-Dispute Resolution: White Collar
The area is renowned for its expertise in all aspects of criminal counseling and the team has specialized in acting as a defense and plaintiff in economic and business crimes of a complex nature and with a high public connotation that generally involve allegations of fraud, bribery, economic crimes, as well as civil, tax, financial and environmental crimes. Effectively address clients’ cases with a multidisciplinary methodology capable of bringing any type of conflict to a successful outcome. Its characterized by the ability to handle complex and large-scale investigations before all criminal representation bodies, including the Investigative Police, Public Ministry, Criminal Courts, Appeals and Supreme Courts, as well such as the Constitutional Court, as well as negotiations with counterparties.

The legal action is oriented in the following areas: Acting as complainant on behalf of victims, both natural and legal persons; General advice on criminal matters; Defense of a legal person before all criminal prosecution bodies; Defense of natural persons before all bodies of criminal prosecution and Reports related to complex criminal situations. The clients come from areas such as: government, financial sector, telecommunications, among others, and the professionals have experience in dealing with cases with a high public connotation.

Key Clients: La Polar, Desarrollos Renovables S.A., Betterfly, Sartor Finance GroupFinance, Itelecom, National Chamber of Commerce (CNC), ENAMI (National Mining Company), WOM S.A, WIT Entertainmen, among others.

-Dispute Resolution: Litigation/Arbitration
The area is recognized for offering strategic and specialized advice to clients in a variety of highly complex matters and before different courts of justice. The work is focuses on a wide diversity of industries and legal matters based on a combination of creative strategies to achieve the objectives and favorable results towards clients, assuming their representation based on the associated legal actions. The hallmark in this practice area is knowledge of the industries in which clients operate, as well as the ability to handle large-scale, multi-institutional matters and negotiations. The advice and consultancy cover the full range of matters related to business matters and natural persons, including matters of civil liability, litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Legal action in this area involves different spheres in civil litigation and arbitration for complex conflicts; national and International fields, The advisory considers companies from sectors such as: infrastructure and energy, construction, gas, mining, concessions, retail, real estate, insurance, among other matters.

Key Clients: Nexus, Mutual de Seguridad, National Petroleum Company (ENAP, Grupo Unacem, among others.

-Intellectual & Industrial Property, Tech and Data
The area focuses its legal work on advisory or consulting in matters of intellectual property, privacy, security and information management, based on a permanent evaluation of the regulatory impact of the new products and technologies with a view to protecting the intangible assets of intellectual property and private information of the various clients in terms of cybersecurity corresponding to different items or productive sectors, among which the following stand out: Technology, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automobiles, Food and Beverages , Health, Pharmaceutical, Retail, among others. The legal action and distinctive hallmark of the firm is customer-focused attention, addressing issues related to digital and internet rights, copyrights, trademarks, patents, consumer protection, anti-piracy, anti-counterfeiting; licensing, industrial and business secrets, telecommunications, and unfair competition, based on their own needs with the purpose of paying taxes on the management and growth of their businesses.

Key Clients: Louis Vuitton, Walmart Inc., Hasbro, Netflix, WOM, Volvo, LG, Lemontech S.A., Patagon Valley, Mercedes-Benz AG, Monster Energy Company, LVMH, Moët Hennessy, Huawei, Harley Davidson.

-Life Science
This practice area has a multidisciplinary team that includes lawyers and technical professionals in the field, representing major national and international pharmaceutical companies. It provides legal and regulatory protection services in all areas of its economic activity. Likewise, the firm has extensive experience with the different authorities in the health field. Leading global publications recognize az’s knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and the team is recognized for its versatility in implementing crime prevention programs and expertise protecting clients on antitrust issues. Regarding the services associated with this area of practice, there are: Biotechnology, pharmaceutical products, medical devices, cosmetics, and food processing regulation and litigation, Corporate Compliance, Chemical Law, Investigation, Research and development, Free Competition, Pharmaceutical Litigation, technology transfer and commercialization, advertising, public tenders, clinical trials, and intellectual Property.

Key Clients: Mega Labs, Sandoz, Abbott Laboratories, Grunenthal Laboratories Laboratorios Gador Limitad, Genomma Lab Chile S.A., DKT Chile SpA, Happ Labs SpA, Asociación Industrial de Laboratorios Farmacéuticos A.G, NotCo among others.

-Labour & Employment
The area is known and positioned throughout Chile and Latin America in the areas of litigation and collective bargaining specifically including dispute settlement, lawsuits, and labour claims for national and international clients. Offers advice on hiring processes, compensation, termination of the employment relationship, subcontracting, due diligence, corporate policies, as well as support for collective bargaining processes in companies from various sectors, specifically technology, pharmaceuticals, information sciences life, banks, oil and gas, among others. Its methodological orientation, supported by a preventive work methodology, focused on diagnosing, informing, and solving the problems of each client, going so far as to carry out the corresponding judicial defenses, allows a systematic look and follow-up towards the achievement of results.

Key Clients: Gasco, Aguas Andinas, Nokia, Flesan, Gasmar, Pizzareño (Etex Group), Fundación Integra, LDZ, among others.

– Public Law, Competition Law, and Regulated Markets
In public law, az provides advice in administrative law, constitutional litigation, governmental contracts, administrative claims, regulatory processes, and governmental advisory. Offers its clients comprehensive counselling and accompanies each client in everything, from risk prevention to conflict resolution with the Administration. In competition law and regulated markets, the legal firm The legal firm stands out for its experience and strategic perspective in addressing complex cases associated to different industries such as pharmaceutical, platforms and state-of-the-art technology, telecommunications, energy, retail trade, health insurance and construction sectors, among others.

Key Clients: La Polar, WOM S.A., Nexus Chile S.A, Abbott Laboratories, National Petroleum Company (ENAP), SQM, Bodegas San Francisco Limited, MOWI, La Polar, among others.

-Telecommunication/ Media/ Technology (TMT)
TMT’s legal practice is approached from the Intellectual Property, Technology, and Data area, from the Compliance area, and from the Public Law and Regulated Markets team. In this context, TMT addresses the issues from a multifaceted approach, providing legal advice and support to various companies in this field, considering the breadth of administrative and judicial matters in which TMT is involved, as well as conflict management from a sanctioning and regulatory perspective. Among the services provided by the area are regulatory advice in telecommunications; regulatory assistance before the Undersecretary of Telecommunications; assistance in project management and permits in the construction of data centers; software and licensing matters; regulatory analysis of data protection, contracts, and data compliance; TMT-specific intellectual property; and administrative litigation processes.

Key Clients: WOM S.A, VOLVO Chile, LG Electronics Chile, Betterfly, DIMERC S.A.
Banco Santander S.A., Verisure, Lemontech, among others.

The tax area provides comprehensive advice, aimed at meeting the commercial objectives of its clients within the framework of its experience to quantify legal and regulatory risk in a preventive manner, maintaining short, medium, and long-term needs in this issue. The preventive and systematic vision of legal risk management, together with the practical and full-service style, allows az to face business training and education. Offers fully integrated tax services, including strategic tax planning, investment tax modelling, financing tax advice, tax structuring on acquisition, divestment and sale of companies, intra-group restructuring and family offices, transfer pricing, dispute resolution and estate planning.

Key Clients: the clients are from different sectors such as financial services, technology/electronic industry, real estate, venture capital, family offices, among others.

-Real Estate
The area has experience in the development of different real estate projects, both nationally and internationally. Advises and supports clients throughout the development process of their real estate projects, from the transaction to the provision of specialized services in planning, construction, and dispute resolution, from a multidisciplinary team of professionals, which promotes a Personalized and quality attention, aimed at addressing the legal needs by each client. Under a comprehensive and strategic work model, focuses its legal actions on the issues of buying and selling, leasing, storage, investment, financing, and others, advising on matters of urban, environmental, tax, corporate, regulatory, and labor law related to the challenges of each real estate project. These elements allowed az to expand its legal work in real estate matters abroad. Currently, they advise clients who primarily seek to invest in the United States, specifically in Miami and Peru.
Key Clients: Flesan Activos Inmobiliarios, FAI Sur, Inmobiliaria Amsal, SENTO Inmobiliaria, Grupo Rezepka, Grupo Araucana, Ralei Development Group, Inmobiliaria Tarragona, Sociedad Constructora Rupanco, Grupo Generaxxion, Inmobiliaria 21 de Mayo, Siena, Grupo Armas, LNK Constructora, among others.

ProBono Work
albagli zaliasnik is one of the founding members of the Pro Bono Chile Foundation and a signatory of the Pro Bono Network of the Americas, which is supported by the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice in New York, USA. As such, Pro Bono matters hold a central place in the firm’s values. This is how az supports and promotes the provision of Pro Bono services by its partners and associates. One of the firm’s core values is to promote the principles of diversity and non-discrimination. These principles are realized through internal efforts, including a Diversity and Inclusion Committee established in 2019, as well as Pro Bono initiatives with the firm’s goal of supporting and resolving legal issues that impact the community.
Through Pro Bono work, all the lawyers in the office have the opportunity to provide representation in cases that require access to justice, offering the special attention and emphasis that these cases need due to their social significance. It also enables fulfilling one of the essential tasks of a lawyer, which is to work “for the good,” thus facilitating access to justice for individuals, non-governmental organizations, and vulnerable groups or sectors in need.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing partner, Compliance, Venture Capital Rodrigo Albagli +56224456000
Litigation, Public Law, Competition and Antitrust, White Collar Crime Gabriel Zaliasnik +56224456000
Life sciences, Litigation, Competition and Antitrust, Intellectual Property Ariela Agosin +56224456000
Corporate, M&A, Tax, Real Estate Álvaro Rosenblut +56224456000
Labor and Employment Jorge Arredondo +56224456000
Intellectual and Industrial property, Life Sciences Eugenio Gormáz +56224456000
Public Rights and Regulated Markets Antonio Rubilar +56224456000
Civil Litigation Francisco Fuentes +56224456000
Corporate, Regulatory, Pro Bono Stephanie Cruz +56224456000
Tax, International Tax Law Andrea Bobadilla +56224456000
Energy and Natural Resources Alejandro Montt +56224456000
Arbitration Josefa Larrain +56224456000
Photo Name Position Profile
Ariela Agosin photo Ariela Agosin Partner
Rodrigo Albagli photo Rodrigo Albagli Founding Partner / Managing Partner
Jorge Arredondo photo Jorge Arredondo Partner and Director of the Labor and Employment Group
Andrea  Bobadilla photo Andrea Bobadilla Tax Director
Stephanie Cruz photo Stephanie Cruz Legal & Business Director
Francisco Fuentes photo Francisco Fuentes Litigation Director
Eugenio Gormaz photo Eugenio Gormaz Partner and Director of IP, Tech and Data Group
Dafne Guerra photo Dafne Guerra Life Sciences and Competition Director
Loreto  Hoyos photo Loreto Hoyos Criminal Litigation Director. She focuses her practice on medium and high-complexity criminal…
Josefa Larraín photo Josefa Larraín Arbitration Director
Alejandro Montt photo Alejandro Montt Energy & Natural Resources Director
Alvaro Rosenblut photo Alvaro Rosenblut Partner and Director Corporate Group
Antonio Rubilar photo Antonio Rubilar Partner
Gabriel Zaliasnik photo Gabriel Zaliasnik Founding Partner
Total staff : 85
International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Nextlaw Global Referral Network
ABA (American Bar Association)
AIPPI (Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
LESI (Licensing Executives Society International)
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Compliance Latam
Partners : 6
Lawyers : 54

Compliance Latam – Novel platform launched by Albagli Zaliasnik with presence in 15 Latin American jurisdictions.

In the beginning of 2022, az | albagli zaliasnik, together with nine leading firms in the region, officially launched the Compliance Latam digital platform.  The platform specializes in issues and cases related to regulatory compliance in the broadest sense: crime prevention, personal data protection, ESP (environmental, social and governance) issues.