Department profile submitted by Acuña, Hoetz & Cifuentes
This boutique law firm provides customized, top-quality legal advice to local and international insurance/reinsurance companies and brokers, with a focus on high-value losses. It is best known for having been involved in practically all the largest insured losses occurred in Chile in the past 30 years, during the adjustment and settlement stages, as well as in subsequent judicial proceedings/arbitrations and in complex subrogation actions.
Both the firm and its Senior Partner, Alejandro Acuña, have been ranked in Band 1 as of when Chambers & Partners Latin America included insurance as a new practice area in 2012. They both have also being ranked as leading firm and leading individual by Legal 500 as of 2012; and Mr. Acuña was appointed ´Lawyer of the Year´ by Best Lawyers 2015 (Insurance). Felipe Hoetz is ranked in Band 3.
Our law firm is known for its independence as partners do not have ownership ties with loss adjusting firms or local insurance companies nor do they sit at the board of any of them.
The members are well known in London by ranked lawyers.