Our team has more than 25 years of experience. Our lawyers have studied in the main universities of Chile and the world, and several of our members take part in the academic world.
It is fundamental that each of our clients receive the best of us, our availability and total dedication, so that, above all, we receive their trust.
We have a commitment to society, providing pro bono legal counsel to several charities.
Allende Bascuñán y Cía has more than 25 years of experience. The firm comprises a highly- qualified and diverse group of professionals, all of them outstanding and committed to carrying out a work of excellence and, above all, governed by fundamental ethical principles.
We are members of international alliances of law firms in the United States, Europe, and Latin America, which allows us to provide global counsel to our clients in their local and international needs.
Since our establishment, we have been committed to helping society, providing pro bono legal advice to several social institutions. Our teams are all involved in each of the matters with their highest care and thoroughness.
We focus on tax planning, designing structures both in Chile and abroad, as well as on the permanent legal and tax advice to local and foreign investors.
We provide comprehensive advice on water rights, electricity law and power projects, mining law, and agribusiness-related matters. We advise on government tenders, negotiations, and conclusion of contracts, as well as on strategy and defense in sectorial sanctioning proceedings.
We advise our clients in the resolutions of their conflicts, before all courts, bodies, and authorities, with the highest standards of ethics and confidentiality.
Our experts team up with others abroad to provide local and international advice on regulatory, commercial and litigation matters related to the aviation industry.
We advise our clients on obtaining environmental approvals and permits, defense in administrative proceedings, audits, indigenous law analysis, environmental compliance and liabilities, and in procedures and issues related to the Environmental Impact Assessment System (Sistema de Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental, SEIA).
We advise leading mining, construction, science-related, retail, and agribusiness companies, in their labor matters, from recruitment to the defense of their interests in individual or collective labor lawsuits, either before administrative bodies or the Labor courts.
In its 2024 version, the Best Lawyers ranking of North American origin highlighted five partners and one senior counsel of Allende Bascuñán & Cia among the best lawyers in Chile in their respective practice areas: Felipe Allende (Corporate/M&A); Francisco Javier Allende (Tax Law); José Alberto Allende (Litigation); Felipe Bascuñán (Administrative and Public Law, Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Water Law), Andrés Garrido (Labor & Employment) and Carolina Gazitúa (Tax law).
Best Lawyers highlights the best lawyers in each country through interviews and surveys of professional peers.
The legal ranking of French origin Leaders League (which brings together the comments of legal directors, legal managers, financial directors, economists, auditors, investment banks, funds, lawyers, and other relevant actors for the legal industry and the provision of financial services) in its 2023 version (corporate area) highlighted the following teams of our firm:
Corporate/M&A: (with Felipe Allende D. | José Luis Ibáñez)
Labor: (with Andrés Garrido)
Tax Law: (Francisco J. Allende | Mario Donoso | Mauricio Carloza)
Wealth Management: (with Francisco J. Allende | José Luis Ibáñez | Mauricio Carloza | Mario Donoso).