Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes
was launched in April 2021 by three former Reymond & Cía partners, Rodrigo Riquelme
, Camilo Silva
and Diego Fuentes
. It has experience in public contracts, particularly projects involving the construction of public works and public work concessions. It is also highly focused on advising clients on their relations with the State of Chile, and has a robust disputes practice. Heading the ‘highly specialised
' team, Riquelme specialises in infrastructure and construction, and private and public concessions; he also frequently acts in complex disputes involving infrastructure and large-scale construction and engineering projects. Riquelme is supported by fellow founding partners Silva (engineering, construction and service contracts), and construction law and disputes specialist Fuentes.
Founded as recently as April 2021 by three former Reymond & Cía partners, Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes
' public law practice focuses on assisting clients with all aspects of their relations with the Chilean State; the seven-strong team fields specialists in administrative and public regulation, along with litigation at all levels, including the Supreme Court and Constitutional Tribunal. Heading up the group, Rodrigo Riquelme
(who also leads the firm’s dispute resolution department), routinely acts in matters before the Technical Review Board on Public Works Concessions; while construction law and dispute resolution expert Diego Fuentes González
is experienced in public works concessions’ arbitration commissions.
Established in April 2021 by three former Reymond & Cía partners (Rodrigo Riquelme Yáñez
, Diego Fuentes González
and Camilo Silva Correa
), Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes
houses an eight-strong practice that litigates in relation to concessions and construction contracts, both before local courts, as well as in national and international arbitration tribunals. Practice leader Riquelme, who 'offers an excellent service through his deep knowledge of international law
', is a specialist in disputes involving infrastructure, construction, and private and public concessions; Fuentes is a construction law and dispute resolution expert; and Silva routinely acts in major construction-litigation cases.
Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes
was launched in April 2021 by three former partners of Reymond & Cía, including arbitration expert Rodrigo Riquelme
; the practice is experienced in national and international arbitrations involving different departments of the Chilean State, and which relate to concession and construction contracts.
Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes is a boutique law firm specialized in claims, negotiation and litigation in highly complex matters, both in public and private law.
Our firm provides comprehensive services tailored to each of its clients, advising them through the entire dispute resolution process. Our mission is to provide them with highly strategic advice, aimed at achieving their goals in the most efficient way.
At Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes, we are committed to offering comprehensive services to local and international individuals and companies. Personalized attention and the constant pursuit of excellence are our hallmarks.
Our mission is to help safeguard the client’s interests and optimize their business decisions. All our lawyers are specialists in their respective areas of practice.
The lawyers who make up Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes have solid professional, business and academic backgrounds, allowing them to provide their clients with a global vision and adding value to their ideas. They are committed to the client’s goals when structuring their projects and implementing their businesses, in addition to designing and defending their interests strategically. Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes’ clients find an important added value in each of these services.
Participation in highly complex negotiations and dispute resolution in the fields of public and private law – nationally and internationally – marks Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes as an experienced and recognized law firm in the areas of public works concessions, construction, public and private infrastructure, projects, energy, public health services, real estate, project development and financing, corporate law and family estates. Of special note is the representation of national and international litigation and arbitration.
All told, Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes. constitutes a legal boutique, personally tended by its partners and distinguished by an ongoing tradition of excellence.
Areas of practice
Litigation and arbitration: The partners at Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes have a long track record advising domestic and foreign companies in litigation and arbitration in areas such as infrastructure, construction, public works concessions, telecommunications, energy, natural resources and corporate disputes, among others.
Construction and infrastructure: Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes has consulted on public and private construction projects, from the study of bids and advice on contract management to negotiations and claims. These projects have encompassed highly complex infrastructure (hospitals, airports, prisons, dams) and large real estate developments.
Energy: Our firm provides consultancy services on matters of electric utilities, energy projects and associated infrastructure. We are involved in bidding processes as well as in regulatory issues, concessions and dispute resolution. We also prepare legal reports on administrative and civil matters related to this industry.
Other fee-earners : 6
Society of Construction Law
Partners : 3