In its 2023 version, the ranking of North American origin Best Lawyers highlighted five partners 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 (Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Water Law) and Andrés Garrido (Labour & Employment). Best Lawyers highlights the best lawyers in each country through interviews and surveys conducted with professional peers.
Thirteen lawyers from Allende Bascuñán & Cía were highlighted in the 2023 version of the ranking of British origin Legal 500. The featured lawyers are Francisco Javier Allende (LEADING INDIVIDUAL), Mario Donoso (NEXT GENERATION PARTNER) and Mauricio Carloza, Michael Camus, and José Manuel Barros (RECOMMENDED LAWYERS). In Public Law: Felipe Bascuñán and Joaquín Corvalán (RECOMMENDED LAWYERS). In Dispute Resolution Litigation: José Alberto Allende (NEXT GENERATION PARTNER), Andrés Garrido, Sergio Avilés and Rosario Besa (RECOMMENDED LAWYERS). In Energy and Natural Resources Electricity and Hydrocarbon: Felipe Bascuñán (RECOMMENDED LAWYER). In Labor and Employment: Andres Garrido (RECOMMENDED LAWYER). In Corporate/M&A: José Luis Ibáñez (NEXT GENERATION PARTNER), Felipe Allende and José Manuel Barros (RECOMMENDED LAWYERS).
Our founding partner Francisco Javier Allende is once again recognized by the Chambers and Partners ranking as one of the best lawyers in Chile in the TAX area. We thank our clients and friends for the support and confidence in the rigor and commitment of Francisco Javier and his entire team. Chambers describes the Tax department as follows: “Allende Bascuñán & Cía is an active team, with extensive experience advising family offices on planning and asset reorganization, investments, and Chilean and international asset compliance.”
“Taxation would correspond to a trust” is still a matter that has not been resolved by our legislation, nor by the interpretations of the SII”, points out, among other matters, our partner Mauricio Carloza in his column “Trust; a challenge for our tax legislation ”, published in issue # 13 of The Legal Industry Reviews magazine, Chile, in which he addresses the regulation of trusts in our country. Read the full column at the following link: https://lnkd.in/ecX7KRd8
The legal ranking of French origin Leaders League (which gathers 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 highlighted four of the main practice areas of our firm: WEALTH MANAGEMENT (with Francisco Javier Allende and José Luis Ibáñez); TAX (with Francisco Javier Allende); LABOR LAW (with Andrés Garrido) and CORPORATE/M&A (with Felipe Allende and José Luis Ibáñez). We thank the clients and friends of Allende Bascuñán & Cía. for their constant support and to our tremendous team of lawyers who make posible this new recognition to our work.
They are Michael Camus and Mauricio Carloza, who head, respectively, the Judicial and Tax Law Departments of the firm. Michael Camus has been an associate of the firm since 2010 and will now be in charge of civil, tax and arbitration trials, in addition to non-contentious legal proceedings, such as donations and effective possessions. Michael is a lawyer from the Universidad de Chile and a master’s degree in Tax Administration and Management from the Adolfo Ibáñez University. Mauricio is a lawyer from the Universidad Católica, -where he is a professor of Tax Law- Master in Law (LL.M) from the Queen Mary University of London and a diploma in Tax Management and Planning from the Universidad de Chile.