Jara Del Favero Abogados > Santiago, Chile > Firm Profile
Jara Del Favero Abogados Offices
AV EL GOLF 99
7TH FLOOR, LAS CONDES
Jara Del Favero Abogados > The Legal 500 Rankings
Chile > Real estate Tier 3The experience of Jara del Favero Abogados’ real estate team includes planning, financing, title opinions, and land purchases. Other key areas range from regularisation issues involving rural and urban areas, to building permits, construction, sale agreements, and leases. The group is co-led by Sven Herlin, who maintains a significant real estate projects practice, in addition to advising international real estate companies that invest in Chile; and Julio Trucco (whoo was promoted to partner in January 2023), an adviser on real estate projects, business structuring, due diligence, M&A and contracts.
Sven Herlin; Julio Trucco
‘A prepared, multidisciplinary team that is willing to resolve legal procedures neatly and efficiently.’
‘Julio Trucco responds perfectly to the requirements of our company, with fast and effective management. He differs in self-management and initiative compared to lawyers from other firms.‘
Inmobiliaria Casas de la Iglesia
Inmobiliaria Las Frutillas
Inmobiliaria Candelaria Goyenechea
Puerto + Arquitectura
ISP (Pedro de Valdivia Schools)
- Advised Itahue Raíces on the planning, financing and land purchasing for the construction of buildings.
- Advised Inmobiliaria Ararat on the planning, financing and land purchasing for the construction of buildings.
- Advised Inmobiliaria Candelaria Goyenechea on the development of real estate projects.
Chile > Banking and finance Tier 4Jara Del Favero Abogados' team is active in corporate finance and structuring transactions, both at domestic and international levels. The department’s key figures are Felipe Ovalle, whose practice covers corporate finance, structuring work, and infrastructure and concessions; Sven Herlin, who assists with the raising of financing for real estate projects and technology companies; Alvaro Caviedes, a specialist in bond offerings; and Christian Schiessler, who was raised to the partnership in July 2022 and focuses on both banking and finance and capital markets work.
Felipe Ovalle; Sven Herlin; Alvaro Caviedes; Christian Schiessler
Minera Los Pelambres
Compañía Minera Zaldivar
The Palpa Company
Forum Servicios Financieros
- Advised Forum Servicios Financieros (as borrower) on the negotiation of a syndicated loan agreement with Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior.
- Advised Minera Antucoya on additional $250m financing, which was granted by MUFG Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and The Bank of Nova Scotia.
- Advised Minera Antucoya on a $180m loan agreement, which was granted by Banco Santander, MUFG Bank, Natixis (New York branch) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.
Chile > Corporate and M&A Tier 4Jara del Favero Abogados' sizeable corporate and M&A practice routinely assists companies with their ongoing corporate affairs, restructurings, corporate development planning, M&A, and cross-border transactions. Specialised in commercial and corporate law, Sven Herlin leads the firm’s real estate and M&A offerings, and Felipe Ovalle heads up the financing, corporate, infrastructure and labour practices. Also key to the team, Alvaro Caviedes' experience includes both M&A issues and corporate governance work. In January 2023, real estate and corporate law practitioner Julio Trucco was raised to partner, while associate Marina Junge -who also advises on commercial, corporate and real estate law- is also noted. Regulated markets’ specialist Andrea Abascal left he firm in June 2023.
Chile > Tax Tier 4Jara del Favero Abogados’ ‘very good team’ provides tax advice to HNW families on an ongoing basis. The group routinely assists with the restructuring of family assets and the reorganisation of corporate family structures, including the analysis of business transfer transactions and tax contingencies. The department also advises on tax compliance, in addition to defence-side work before Chile’s tax authorities and courts of law. Tax and corporate practice leader Rafael Valdivieso assists international companies looking to invest in Chile on tax issues; and at associate level, both senior Martín Hudson and Andrés de Iruarrizaga maintain active tax practices.
‘A very good team.’
‘Solid for compliance work and proactive.’
Grupo Lamosa (México)
Agrícola Alaya (Perú)
Saint Honoré Group Panamá
Exportadora y Servicios El Parque
A 4 Arquitectos
Calvo Puig Family (Inversiones Calvo Puig)
Scala Higher Education
Inversiones Los Pelambres Chile
- Advised the Calvo Family on the restructuring, organisation and acquisition of assets.
- Advised the Familia Díaz on the donation and transfer of an agricultural business to the family’s next generation.
Jara Del Favero Abogados > Firm Profile
Jara Del Favero, Attorneys-at-Law, was founded in 1939 and is now a modern and multidisciplinary firm whose main task is to provide a comprehensive and excellent service to its clients. The firm currently advises national and international clients engaging in the most varied of businesses, such as financial institutions, utilities, mining, infrastructure, foods, forestry, agriculture, wine making, energy, environment, technology, tourism and the government.
Main areas of practice
Environment: the firm provides legal assistance regarding environmental regulations and the use and management of natural resources, counseling clients on the environmental impact assessment of investment projects, on the enforcement of strong environmental regulations and on renewable and non-renewable natural resources.
Mining and water law: the firm has expertise in assisting clients in all stages of mining projects, starting with mineral exploration and exploitation up to obtaining respective concessions, as well as in the development, financing and commercial operation of the project, and protection of mining concessions. Its lawyers have broad experience in providing advice to clients on all aspects of water law, such as the establishment of water rights, the obtainment of permits and authorizations according to the water code.
Finance: the firm assists clients on preparing and executing loan agreements, project finance agreements, banking and all other related finance agreements.
Tax: the firm advises clients in the design and implementation of structures appropriate to their business, and on the development of strategies and solutions to maximize their resources through a purpose-oriented legal structure. It makes inquiries to the Internal Revenue Service of Chile (IRS) and advises and represents its clients in any audits by the IRS or in tax lawsuits, whether before the IRS or the ordinary courts of law.
Litigation: the firm represents clients in any type of negotiation or lawsuit, developing strategies to lead them to satisfactory agreements, whether in civil, commercial, criminal, contentious or administrative lawsuits. Members of the firm perform jurisdictional duties as arbitrators.
Pharmaceuticals, food and cosmetics: the firm has vast experience advising companies linked with these areas and participates in all issues connected to these industries, such as product registration, commercialization authorizations, advertising, sanctioning processes and judicial claims.
Labor: the firm specializes in employment and collective contracts and negotiations, expatriates, visa proceedings and labor litigation.
Corporate/M&A: the firm has vast experience in planning and participating in restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and splits of companies or corporations, holding companies, matters involving securities and joint venture agreements.
|Infrastructure and real estate
|Pharmaceuticals, food and cosmetics
|Pharmaceuticals, food and cosmetics
|Natural resources, energy and mining