Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes > Santiago, Chile > Firm Profile

Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes
Calle Magdalena 140, piso 18,
Las Condes, Santiago, Chile

Chile > Projects and infrastructure Tier 3

Chilean law firm Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes was launched in April 2021 by three former partners of Reymond & Cía, namely Rodrigo Riquelme, Camilo Silva and Diego Fuentes, but without former senior partner Alfonso Reymond Larrain. The department is best known for complex contractual and dispute-related negotiations involving different departments of the Chilean State. Its particular areas of expertise include public works concessions, construction-related public and private infrastructure, energy, public health services, project development and financing. 'Simply the best', Riquelme focuses on disputes involving public works concessions, infrastructure, and construction and engineering projects; Silva is experienced in engineering, construction and service contracts; and Fuentes is a construction law and dispute resolution expert.

Practice head(s):

Rodrigo Riquelme


Lawyers with extensive experience in the field, solid academic training, and good judgement when resolving the doubts and needs of clients; and they know how the industry works, which is key to obtaining good results.

The team shows a remarkable integration of legal experience and technical construction knowledge, which is difficult to find in the market.

They are involved not only at the level of macro concepts, but when approaching a case they begin to discuss and analyse the technical and constructive aspects that have caused the issue in question.

A boutique firm in the area of ​​projects and infrastructure, with highly specialised lawyers, in relation to both public and private contracting.

Sophisticated management of projects and infrastructure work.

The firm has extensive experience in large infrastructure and construction projects in Chile. Their main strength lies in the fact that they know the construction sector in depth, which allows them to delineate successful legal strategies for the cases in which they participate.

Rodrigo Riquelme is simply the best.

Rodrigo Riquelme is recognised for his ability to define successful strategies during highly complex cases.

Chile > Public law Tier 4

Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes was launched in April 2021 by three former Reymond & Cía partners, who are well known for their advice on contract negotiations and disputes with Chilean state departments. The public law practice is also particularly noted for its advice on public work concessions, construction, public and private infrastructure, energy, public health services, real estate and family estates. Public law litigation and arbitration specialist Rodrigo Riquelme has 'vast experience in advising important companies on their relations with the state'; and Diego Fuentes González is a construction law and dispute resolution expert.

Practice head(s):

Rodrigo Riquelme


Personalised attention with excellent results.

They know how this industry works very well, which is key to obtaining good results.

Rodrigo Riquelme is a great lawyer.

Rodrigo Riquelme stands out in the team for his good judgement, excellent academic training, and vast experience in advising important companies on their relations with the state.

Chile > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 5

Chilean law firm Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes was launched in April 2021 by three former Reymond & Cía partners, namely Rodrigo Riquelme Yáñez, Camilo Silva Correa and Diego Fuentes González - but without Alfonso Reymond Larraín. Riquelme Yáñez is highly focused on the resolution of construction and concessions disputes involving the Chilean Treasury; Silva Correa is active in construction litigation that relates to both public and private works; and Fuentes González (recently appointed as a young arbitrator at the Santiago Arbitration and Mediation Centre) specialises in civil litigation.

Practice head(s):

Rodrigo Riquelme Yáñez


The team has considerable and extensive litigation experience, especially in construction and infrastructure.

They stand out for their high commitment, dedication and depth of the analysis of cases.

They compare very favourably with other firms.

Experts who differ from their competitors through specialisations and excellent performances.

In addition to their deep legal knowledge, these are real sector and market experts.

They stand out for their knowledge and experience in several areas.

Rodrigo Riquelme Yáñez is a true leader in construction and infrastructure litigation.

Rodrigo Riquelme Yáñez is well connected and generous in sharing his knowledge and case law expertise.’

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.

Partners Rodrigo Riquelme Yañezrodrigo.riquelme@rsfabogados.cl
Partners Camilo Silva Correacamilo.silva@rsfabogados.cl
Partners Diego Fuentes Gonzálezdiego.fuentes@rsfabogados.cl
Associate counsel Felipe Montoya Aguilerafelipe.montoya@rsfabogados.cl
Arbitrations, litigations and mediations
Infrastructure, construction and projects
Concessions of public works
Public law
Camilo Silva Correa photo Camilo Silva CorreaCamilo’s expertise centers around the engineering and construction sectors. He is greatly…
Diego Fuentes González photo Diego Fuentes GonzálezPartner
Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez photo Rodrigo Riquelme YanezPartner. Has been featured in the category Dispute Resolution by the most…
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