Puga Ortiz has a successful history of more than 90 years, and a team of 35 specialist lawyers, educated in the most prestigious universities in the country and abroad, all with extensive and recognized professional track records and experience, which has positioned it as one of the main law firms in Chile, recognized by the main national and international publications. The Firm advises its clients in banking and finance, capital markets, compliance, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, real estate, environmental, energy, infrastructure, antitrust, insurance, labour and employment, water rights, restructuring and insolvency, litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution.
The DLA Piper Latin America team provides full-service legal advice to national and multinational companies with interests and operations throughout the region. Our approach, to advise clients comprehensively, combines local knowledge with the resources of DLA Piper's global platform.
With over 450 lawyers practicing throughout Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico, in addition to our US-based cross-border attorneys, our teams frequently work with our professionals throughout the LatAm region, Iberian Peninsula, and around the globe.
Several of our lawyers were born, raised and educated in the region and are fluent in Spanish and/or Portuguese. Many of them have also practiced law in both the United States and Latin America and are intimately familiar with the civil law systems and the cultural and legal nuances necessary to do business successfully in the region.
Our strategic relationships throughout Latin America enable us to provide our clients with practical and meaningful legal advice. DLA Piper's global platform, with over 90 offices in more than 40 countries, allows us to serve all of our clients' legal needs, both for those based in Latin America and those wishing to do business there.
The United States, specifically New York and Florida, have deep economic and cultural ties to Latin America. Our U.S.-based team of Latin American professionals regularly acts as lead counsel on a wide range of cross-border matters in Latin America, ranging from complex capital markets, finance and M&A matters to public-private partnerships and market entry and establishment matters.
Founded in 1880, Claro & Cia. is one of the oldest and most prestigious full service law firms in Chile with more than 90 lawyers. The firm has been recognized by several independent publications for the quality of its services, including by Chambers & Partners “Chilean Law Firm of the Year” in 2015, 2012 and 2010. Leading local and international corporations and large financial institutions look to our lawyers for advice benefiting from our deep understanding and experience and we constantly strive to maintain the most stringent standards of professional achievement and ethical behavior.