Market: Chile

Bofill Mir appoints litigation head with FerradaNehme hire

Chile’s Bofill Mir Abogados has hired a partner from FerradaNehme as head of its litigation practice.

23 January 2023

Pro bono: Redefining family

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Latin Lawyer spoke to lawyers from Chilean firm Albagli Zaliasnik about how they helped two mothers become one of the first couples in the country’s history to gain equal recognition as parents.

18 January 2023

UK water company expands in Paraguay

UK hydration solutions company Waterlogic has enlisted NLD Abogados in Santiago to acquire Paraguayan counterpart Pamaq.

16 January 2023

Pro bono: Building bridges

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Fostering collaboration between law firms and building relationships with local clearinghouses is crucial for Latin American outfits to make their pro bono practices more successful. Firms may compete with one another to win M&A or capital markets mandates, but pro bono practices must work together to help those most in need.

13 January 2023

Engie spends US$650 million on Chilean renewables projects

Prieto has helped energy company Engie acquire renewables assets from separate Chinese sellers across two transactions totalling US$650 million.

13 January 2023

Pro bono: The road to progress

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Engagement in pro bono work in Latin America grows every year and law firms across the region are consolidating their offerings by taking important steps to further institutionalise their practices, but our research suggests much more needs to be done to get lawyers involved.

12 January 2023

Canadian pension fund eyes public takeover of Chile’s Hortifrut

Linklaters in New York, Carey in Santiago and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped Canadian pension fund manager PSP Investments launch a tender offer to buy the entire public shareholding of Chilean fruit company Hortifrut for US$660 million.

11 January 2023

Dentons and Deloitte join forces for fintech service in Chile

Dentons (Chile) has entered an alliance with professional services group Deloitte to boost its regulatory law and risk advice to fintech companies, shortly before it promoted an associate to its partnership.

10 January 2023

Chile’s Fleischmann & Román appoints partner with Lembeye hire

Chile’s Fleischmann & Román Abogados has recruited a senior associate from fellow Recommended outfit Lembeye Abogados as partner, strengthening its disputes and insolvency practice.

05 January 2023

Chile's Carozzi scoops up ice cream assets

Guerrero Olivos and Dellafiori Abogados have helped Chilean food company Empresas Carozzi buy local ice cream company Lecherías Loncomilla from its founder Mac Clure Lyon for US$43 million.

04 January 2023

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