Firm profile submitted by Reymond & Cía
Managing Partners: Alfonso Reymond Larrain, Rodrigo Riquelme Yáñez
Senior Partner: Alfonso Reymond Larrain
Number of partners: 2
Number of other lawyers: 3
Arbitration, Litigation & Mediation: Alfonso Reymond Larraín
Infrastrcture, Construction & Projects: Rodrigo Riquelme Yáñez
Concessions of Public Works: Alfonso Reymond Larraín
Public Law: Rodrigo Riquelme Yáñez
White-Collar & Securites Litigation: Alfonso Reymond Villegas
The Firm : With its roots in one of the country’s most traditional and longestablished law firms, founded in 1875 as Aldunate & Associates Attorneys, later to be known as Reymond & Cía. Reymond & Cia (Alfonso Reymond and Rodrigo Riquelme) has vast experience advising both local and foreign companies on litigation, trials, arbitrations, mediations and dispute resolution matters. Founding partner, Mr Alfonso Reymond has experience for 30 years in claims and litigation concerning concession and construction contracts, both in national and international arbitration tribunals, and also before local courts. He is on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Arbitration and Mediation.
Rodrigo Riquelme: has specialised in litigations and national and international arbitrations on infrastructure and construction matters related to the public and private sectors. His practice in public law includes advice in public contracts, private and public concessions, administrative law and public law in general. Particularly, Reymond & Cia is considered a 'boutique' law firm in the field of disputes resolution in areas related to infrastructure, construction, public works and mining concessions, in both public and private areas.
Reymond & Cia lawyers included in the list, have had a renowned participation in both national and international arbitrations, related to infrastructure works, such as public works concessions, projects of penitentiary infrastructure, energy, airport, and highways, desalination plants and mining projects. Likewise, Reymond & Cia has defended and/or represented before Chilean Courts, interests of clients who have constructed public infrastructure for the State of Chile, such as football stadiums, hospitals, roads and bridges.
Reymond & Cia lawyers are renowned because of their ample technical knowledge in construction matters, which facilitates the interaction with clients when representing and/or defending their interests. The firm's public law practice advises on matters of public contracts, specifically in the constructions of public work and public work concessions. This practice focuses on counseling clients in their relations with the State of Chile, from the bidding, implementation and until its extinction, taking part in the negotiation and interfering in the claims of their interests.
Finally, its members are public law specialists, who have written columns and dictated courses and conferences and have postgraduate studies in constitutional law and administrative law.
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Arbitrations, litigations & mediations: 30%
Infrastructure, Construction & Projects: 25%
Concessions of Public Works: 25%
Public Law: 10%
White-Collar & Securites Litigation: 10%
Arbitrations, Litigations & Mediations: Reymond & Cía is a recognised expert in all aspects related to this specialty. Led by Alfonso Reymond Larraín, Rodrigo Riquelme Yañez and the firm has a long record advising local and foreign clients in areas such as arbitrations, litigations, mediations and dispute settlements; considering subjects such as free competition, industrial property, civil and commercial law, tax, infrastructure, construction, concessions of public works, telecommunications, energy and natural resources.
Infrastructure, Construction, Projects & Energy: Reymond & Cia has wide experience in this area of practice in Chile. Through the years, local and international corporations have relied on the firm for advice on all subjects and fields related to this area. Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yañez lead a highly specialised team positioned in construction, private and public infrastructure, arbitrations, litigations and mediations on those areas. Authors of the questionnaire 'Latin Lawyer Construction 2017'
Concessions of Public Works: The firm has advised on various infrastructure projects in the country, advising both national and international concessionaires and construction companies in various aspects involved in public infrastructure concessions, as well as risk assessment in tendering, financing, construction and operation of projects.
Public Law: Reymond & Cía advices companies in the infrastructure and concession public work with public litigation before the Supreme Court.
White-Collar & Securites Litigation: The firm provides preventive advice to eliminate criminal contingencies in corporate or contractual operations, as well as in business in general. Similarly, advice is provided on criminal contingencies and represents interests before the courts. Led by Alfonso Reymond Villegas, the firm provides advice on financial crimes, crime against competition, securities fraud, tax fraud, commercial crimes, embezzlement, criminal product liability, corporate fraud, violations of environmental laws, among others.
INTERNATIONAL WORK: Alfonso Reymond L. was member of the legal team for defendant and counterclaimant in an ICC arbitration between Argentinian companies. International Court of Arbitration. International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
LANGUAGES: English, French, Spanish
The firm's clients include local and international companies in the development of infrastructure projects, such as contractors, owners, investors, concessionaires and financial institutions.