Firm Profile > Fleischmann & León Abogados > Santiago , Chile

Fleischmann & León Abogados

Projects and infrastructure Tier 2

Fleischmann & León Abogados is experienced in advising on infrastructure projects involving public works' concessions, prisons, energy, airports, highways and telecoms, including contentious issues. Clients include Grupo Netglobalis, Brotec Construcción, Sacyr and OHL Industrial; recent madates include advising Sociedad Concesionaria Túnel El Melón II on a tunnel concession agreement. Hernán Fleischmann ChadwickJuan Ignacio León Lira and Juan Diego Rabat Celis are all experienced advisers.

Real estate Tier 2

Fleischmann & León Abogados acts for real estate and construction companies, as well as investment funds, on the development of housing, offices and commercial real estate. Recnet mandates saw the team assist IFB Inversiones with the acquisition and finance of over 25 shopping centres and offices. Other clients include Inmobiliaria Viviendas 2000, Gestión y Asesorías Inmobiliarias Real Assets, Befco Inmobiliaria and SBA Torres Chile. Juan Ignacio León Lira and Juan Pablo Urenda are highly rated;  senior associate Vicente Fuenzalida Rivas, who previously worked at Inmobiliaria Pocuro and Salfa, joined the practice in 2018.

Public law Tier 3

Fleischmann & León Abogados is widely respected for its advice on public contracts and related administrative-law claims; the team is particularly focused on public works and concession-related matters. Recent matters include advising Empresa Constructora Bravo Izquierdo on a public works contract. Hernán Fleischmann Chadwick and associate Cristián Repetti Aravena are the key contacts.

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Fleischmann & León Abogados' 'team demonstrates analytical capacity, legal and technical knowledge, strategic vision, and an ability to address complex problems'. It is highly rated for dispute resolution work involving infrastructure, construction, public works and mining concessions; active clients include Sociedad Concesionaria Túnel El Melón II, Constructora Tara Compu and Sacyr. Recent work saw the team act for ICAFAL Ingeniería y Construcción in the enforcement of a hotel construction agreement with Inmobiliaria Posh. Hernán Fleischmann Chadwick has 'outstanding intelligence, which allows him to anticipate scenarios and stay one step ahead', while fellow name-partner Juan Ignacio León Lira is 'a dedicated, analytical lawyer with great vision'. Construction specialist Juan Diego Rabat Celis joined as a partner from Molina Ríos Abogados and senior associate Cristóbal Marimón Mourgues was hired from Sacyr Chile.


With its roots in one of the country’s most traditional and long-established law firms, founded in 1875 as Aldunate & Associates Attorneys, later to be known as Reymond & Fleischmann Attorneys, the firm was divided and two of its partners decided to pursue a professional venture together with most of the team, thus creating Fleischmann & Leon Attorneys.

Its name, Fleischmann & Leon Attorneys, represents its current partners. In line with its own history, the firm’s main goal is to provide an excellent service to its clients, thus positioning itself as a boutique law firm within the legal market, specializing in construction, infrastructure, public works concessions, litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution. Likewise, the firm provides advice on corporate matters and on telecommunication and real estate projects, as well as consultancy in labor matters.

Fleischmann & Leon Attorneys is committed to providing a comprehensive and personalized service to both local and foreign individuals and companies. Its main mission is to help its clients take the best business and personal decisions, providing timely counsel and adequate solutions to their problems, while keeping a global perspective on each of its client’s needs.

Fleischmann & Leon Attorneys keeps its professional practice and quality, fostering and promoting continuous improvement, with outstanding professionals and a long-standing and renowned career in high-complexity cases of national relevance, both within the public and private spheres.

With this in mind, Fleischmann & Leon Attorneys is very confident in its essence, always striving to strengthen its practice, which stands out for the specialization and depth of its areas of expertise.

Areas of practice

Arbitrations, litigations and mediations: Fleischmann & Leon is a recognized expert within this field. Led by Hernan Fleischmann Chadwick, Juan Ignacio Leon Lira and Hernan Fleischmann Echenique, the firm has a long record advising local and foreign clients in areas such as arbitrations, litigations, mediations and dispute settlements, considering subjects such as free competition, industrial property, civil and commercial law, tax, infrastructure, construction, concessions of public works, telecommunications, energy and natural resources.

Infrastructure, construction and projects: Fleischmann & Leon has broad experience within this area in Chile. Over the years, local and international corporations have relied on the firm for advice on all subjects and fields related to this area. Hernan Fleischmann Chadwick and Juan Ignacio Leon Lira lead a highly specialized team positioned in construction, real estate, private and public infrastructure, arbitrations, litigations and mediations on those areas.

Corporate and real estate: led by Juan Ignacio Leon Lira and Juan Pablo Urenda, the firm serves local and international corporations in areas such as tax, commercial law, projects areas, negotiation and drafting of all kinds of contracts and advice on urban and rural real estate transactions, advice on real estate planning, construction and administration agreements, advice on real estate development, land parceling, condominium formation and land allotment, real estate funds and structuring of collateral security.

Labor: Fleischmann & Leon provides legal advice to large local and international corporations in all aspects related to the field of labor law – mainly in restructuring and reorganization, lawsuits and labor disputes, collective bargaining and union level, and tax, giving effective and timely solution to the needs of its clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Arbitration, litigation and mediation Hernán Fleischmann Chadwick E:
Arbitration, litigation and mediation Juan Ignacio León Lira E:
Infrastructure, construction and projects Hernán Fleischmann Chadwick E:
Infrastructure, construction and projects Juan Ignacio León Lira E:
Corporate and real estate Juan Ignacio León Lira E:
Corporate and real estate Juan Pablo Urenda E:
Labor Hernán Fleischmann Chadwick E:
Other fee-earners : 11
Total staff : 20
Partners : 2