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Firm Profile

Molina, Ríos Abogados

Firm Profile

Santiago de Chile

  • Profile
  • Av. Apoquindo 3846, Piso 20
  • Santiago de Chile
  • Santiago
  • Chile

Firm profile submitted by Molina, Ríos Abogados

Partners: Carlos Molina Zaldívar, Víctor Ríos Salas
Lawyers: Jorge Molina Valdivieso, Jaime Uribe Valdés, Rosario Arechavala Cruz, Felipe Correa Molina, Rachid Ruiz Cuellar, Macarena López Junemann, Benjamín Reutter Palma, Pascal de Amesti Leigh, Sebastián Olid Torres, Selma Nunes Alberto and Mario Carvallo Vellejos

AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Infrastructure & Construction
.............................................................40%
Arbitrations, Trials & Mediations.........................................................30%
Insurance
.............................................................................................15%
Telecommunications
............................................................................15%

Molina Ríos Abogados is a renowned law firm established in Santiago, Chile. With wide experience rendering services in diverse matters in the legal field, its areas of specialisation and achievements obtained have captured the interest of big companies and clients, both in Chile and abroad.
The firm, made up of attorneys of great academic and professional skill and experience, has a nationally and internationally recognised prestige in areas such as arbitrations, trials, and mediations, infrastructure and construction concessions of public works, insurance, telecommunications, and corporate law.
Its client portfolio incorporates an important complement of foreign firms, in addition to domestic firms, who have preferred the integral service rendered by the professionals of Molina Ríos Abogados, based on the construction of relationships which are personalised and of mutual reliance, founded on the principles of ethics and loyalty – values always necessary in order to foster, protect and guarantee its clients’ strategic interests and purposes.
Molina Ríos Abogados, has been notable for developing a structure according to the times, implementing supports and state of the art technologies that allow it to answer the information requirements and needs of its clients.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Arbitrations, Trials, & Mediations:

National and international litigation is one of the main areas of specialisation of the firm Molina Ríos Abogados. The professionals who represent the firm are highly prepared in order to properly defend the clients’ interests, both in national and international arbitrations, in mediation procedures as well as before the ordinary and superior courts of justice.

Infrastructure:
Molina Ríos Abogados has an extensive background advising important projects of public and private infrastructure, sectors in which the firm has complete knowledge of the legal framework that governs these kind of agreements and also regarding the supervision to which they are submitted.

Construction:
The firm possesses extensive experience advising projects and construction agreements regarding civil, engineering and assembly works, such as slurry pipelines, hydroelectric plants and railroads, among others.

Concessions of Public Works:
The firm renders legal advice to consortiums, national and foreign companies from the bidding stage up to the construction and exploitation of different kinds of concessions of public works. Likewise, it possesses outstanding experience in the preparation and defence of complaints; and in other disputes before settlement and arbitration commissions covered by the Chilean law.

Insurance Law:
Molina Rios Abogados has a wide experience in insurance matters regarding life insurance, participating in risks coming from construction, loans guarantee, civil liability and environment, among others. The firm has represented insurance and reinsurance companies before national and international courts of justice, and regulatory entities.

Telecommunications:
Molina Ríos Abogados has participated heavily in matters related to the development of the telecommunications sector in Chile. The firm has experience in the public sector of telecommunications and in advising telephone, multi-carrier, data centre, housing and advanced technology application companies.

Corporate Law:
Molina Ríos Abogados renders excellent service to various national and international companies in matters referring to corporate law. It has participated in commercial transactions and agreements of high complexity, such as due diligence, joint venture, merges, acquisitions, company restructuring procedures and shareholders’ agreements, among other corporate agreements.

Foreign Investments:
The firm renders advice to multinational companies in those aspects related to investors and the protection of their interests in Chile, through the Decree Law 600, the rules of International Exchange of the Central Bank of Chile and others applicable.

Restructure:
Molina Ríos Abogados has a wide experience in company restructuring processes through the preparation, organisation and negotiation of the different kinds of contracts or agreements covered by the Chilean bankruptcy law.

Labour Law:
The firm renders advice to its clients in the preparation of individual and collective labour contracts, collective bargaining, relationship with labour unions and supervising authorities.

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