AZ is a Full Service Firm with services that expand globally in all legal areas. Our professional team is innovative, has the recognized expertise, and possesses a full understanding of each client’s industry sector.
We anticipate and adapt to the client’s needs and add value to each business. By skillfully combining preventative measures with a strong offensive strategy, we are able to develop effective solutions for our clients.
Our international network enables us to support and defend our client’s interests in other regions and jurisdictions with the same vigor and aptitude.
Our profound experience, legal knowledge, preparation, and unique abilities characterize our legal team as a force to be reckoned with when defending our clients. We operate with great competence and skill in all areas of litigation, whether it is civil, criminal, commercial, employment, or tax causes. Our specialized industries and areas consist of Antitrust, Finance, Intellectual Property, Constitutional, Environmental, and all forms of regulatory proceedings.
We act with the same force and conviction in the field of alternative dispute resolution, negotiation and arbitration.
-Antitrust, Unfair Competition and Administrative law
-White Collar Crime
-Civil and Commercial Litigation
-National and International Arbitration
-Class Action and Consumer Protection
Antitrust, Unfair Competition and Administrative law
White Collar Crime
Civil and Commercial Litigation
National and International Arbitration
Class Action and Consumer Protection
AZ offers world class Intellectual and Industrial Property services across a broad spectrum of industries. By tactfully combining our technical knowledge with the vast experience of our team, we are able to identify and implement intelligent solutions for all our clients.
Our thorough knowledge of each industry sector within which our clients operate, alongside our unique and talented team allows us to anticipate the impact that these matters may have on the activity and development of our client’s business.
AZ is the only Chilean Firm associated with the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA), an organization that is at the forefront in Advertising Law. Through this alliance, we have excelled and become leaders in all aspects of national and international regulations that impact marketing and advertising.
Copyright, Industrial Design, Trademarks and patents
Digital Marketing, Internet, domain names and Social Media
Licenses and Franchising
Transfer of Technology
Due Diligence & Corporate Compliance
Our focus is to achieve the business goals of our clients and to prevent legal and regulatory risk management. We have a profound understanding of the business environment of our clients, making us experts in each particular industry sector.
We are passionate about learning and becoming experts in the business of our clients. As a result, we collaborate with our clients and together create positive results, taking into account prevention of legal and regulatory risk management. At the same time, with great creativity and dedication, we defend our client’s interests whenever it is considered necessary.
Banking and Finance
Construction and Real Estate
Energy and Natural Resources
Pharmaceuticals and Health
Government and Public Institutions
Import and Export
NGO’s and Foundations
Advertising, Marketing and Communications
Transport and telecommunications
Advertising, marketing and promotion are governed by vast applicable regulations and have been subject to a series of new regulations, especially in the area of new technologies and new methods used in these disciplines. AZ’s profound knowledge in this legal area allows it to be the sole and exclusive Law Firm in Chile that is a member of Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA).
This allows us to rely on a network of contacts in over 60 countries, offering our clients comprehensive and excellent advice, domestically and in other jurisdictions.
In response to an increase in the quantity and complexity of the legal regulation of economic activities, both at a general level—tax, labor, consumer protection, antitrust, environment, industrial property and, most recently, criminal compliance matters—and in each particular industry, more strongly in those we call “regulated industries”, AZ offers a preventive and systematic legal risk management program.
AZ has ample national and international experience and knowledge in Banking and Financial Law matters, enabling us to advise national and foreign entities with respect to all types of banking and financial transactions, such as syndicated operations, project financing, debt restructuring, capital and debt placement, securitizations, derivatives operations, and asset management, among others.
AZ offers full-service counseling to companies conducting business in the global market, and ensures the establishment of efficient frameworks and structures in transaction matters.
AZ’s participation in a global network of over 60 countries enables us to support our clients, offering quality service in each jurisdiction in which we operate.
AZ has vast experience in representing investment funds in different types of transactions, including minority investments and purchases. Our practice in this area includes advising venture capitalists, national and foreign, with respect to the establishment of funds, corporate governance, and investment structuring and financing, among others. AZ’s experience in the venture capital market enables us to advise our clients not only from a legal and regulatory standpoint, but also from a commercial and corporate.
AZ’s experience in counseling on matters involving new technologies positions us as a leader in one of the areas experiencing the greatest growth in the global economy. Our lawyers have a profound knowledge of information technology rights, data protection, technology transfers, domain names and information security, enabling us to efficiently address global challenges, both regulatory and corporate, in a wide range of businesses.
AZ’s practice in competition matters encompasses all fields of antitrust law and regulated markets, both preventively, in investigations conducted by the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (Fiscalía Nacional Económica), and in litigations before the Court for the Defense of Fair Competition (Tribunal de Defensa de la Libre Competencia), Civil Court and the Supreme Court.
AZ manages specially-designed tools to preserve, protect and ensure an orderly and efficient transfer of the estate, and personal or family assets, optimizing the related financial and tax load, and ensuring a minimal disruption in business operation.
AZ’s practice in environmental law enables us to offer our clients comprehensive advice in all the stages of their natural resources exploitation projects and in general, projects with environmental impact, ensuring compliance with national and international regulations and standards applicable to this area.
AZ has broad experience in the development, financing, construction, and sale of all types of real estate by actively participating in all stages of project realization. Our counseling encompasses everything from the design of the legal and tax structures of a given project to the resolution of any conflicts that might arise during or after its execution.
AZ has broad experience counseling clients in insurance and re-insurance matters, and in providing support in litigation and arbitration of such matters. Our team of attorneys has played an active role in advising our corporate clients in the revision and execution of policies and risk coverage, and also in representing clients in liability litigations and proceedings before the SVS (Chilean Securities Superintendence).
AZ is one of the main players in intellectual property matters in Chile. One of our Firm’s major strengths originates from our work with national and international clients, especially in all matters relating to the defense and protection of their Intellectual and Industrial Property rights.
The most important rankings and publications have recognized AZ’s IP team and have been distinguished by Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers, World Trademark Review, Managing Intellectual Property and IAM.
AZ’s litigation group has consolidated itself as one of the most relevant practice areas, thanks to the trajectory and complexity of the cases handled by our attorneys. The different types of conflicts and disputes our clients face, both national and foreign, have enabled our team to adapt to and successfully perform in various complex legal scenarios.
AZ is considered one of the most prestigious firms in Chile in litigation matters, and our lawyers are valued not only for their ample ability in designing strategies and adopting decisions prior to trial, but also for their skill and capacity to prepare and bring forward the disputes presented before them until they obtain the best possible outcome for our clients.
AZ has broad experience in corporate counseling for domestic and foreign companies. Our Corporate Group stands out for its quality and the team’s professional knowledge, as well as its ability to prevent and anticipate any situations that may arise within companies. AZ is a full service firm which allows us to meet all legal needs of each company according to its stage of development and the industry to which it belongs.
AZ’s practice area of labor law counsels its clients on their hiring, compensation, termination, subcontracting and labor due diligence processes, and corporate policies in addition to providing support in collective bargaining negotiations in companies from various categories. Our litigation experience allows us to offer counsel including dispute settlement, lawsuits and labor claims.
AZ has extensive experience in the area of public law, providing advice in administrative law, constitutional litigation, state contracts, administrative claims, regulatory processes, and governmental advisory, among others. In an environment where government participation is constantly growing through more active regulatory agencies and more sophisticated regulations, AZ offers its clients comprehensive counseling and accompanies each client, from risk prevention to conflict resolution with the Administration.
Our preventive and systematic view of legal risk management, together with our hands-on and full service style, allows us to face company training and formation, tax planning, and defense in eventual conflicts, in a unique way that is focused on each stage of our clients’ lives, creating solutions that are designed according to their needs.
We have moved in a challenging and changing regulatory environment, from one of traditional compliance to one that is more integrated with reality which involves all areas of business. Such transition has gone from the usual formal planning to one that considers the economic and legal reality of the company. Additionally, such transition has moved from the certainty of a particular role to the trust in a legal advisor who combines AZ’s experience in corporate and litigation matters during the last 25 years.
AZ’s practice in the area of Energy and Natural Resources encompasses the development and licensing of energy projects, public and private tenders, electricity, gas and fuels regulatory matters, project due diligence, administrative and judicial litigation, counseling for environmental evaluation, and negotiations with communities, among others.
AZ’s corporate team has extensive experience in the practice of corporate mergers and acquisitions supporting our clients in their restructuring processes and regional and global acquisitions. We have represented sellers, buyers, public or private majority and minority shareholders, and financial backers in various transactions such as mergers, separations, reorganization and other types of corporate restructuring. Our extensive national and international contact network allows us to help our clients find the best strategic partners and investors for their success.
Issues surrounding Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility are becoming of great importance not only in the corporate world but also in public administration, where the right concept contributes greatly to generate trust in the market and acts in a socially responsible and productive manner.
AZ has extensive experience advising clients in the design and development of Corporate Governance standards, working alongside large and small enterprises such as family businesses and family offices in the definition and development of Corporate Governance strategies.
We are a full-service Firm that provides a comprehensive service to our clients in addition to having a preventive and systematic model of legal risk management that relates to Codes of Good Practice and crime prevention programs and corporate responsibility.
As a result of the arrival of foreign professionals into the Chilean market, AZ offers a specialized immigration service, such as obtaining work permits and visas, temporary residence visas, and document legalization.
AZ has broad experience in bankruptcy cases, company restructuring and liquidation. Our corporate team’s participation in important bankruptcy and reorganization operations allows us to offer a solution with a strategic vision in order to overcome our client’s financial difficulties.
AZ is a Latin American Firm, and our geographic position enables us to provide a better service to foreign clients and investors seeking to generate new business in our region. A profound knowledge of the region’s law and regulations, and its culture, places us in an optimum position to support a diverse group of clients, including investors, multinational companies, and governments, among others, so that they may succeed in the development of their activities.
The foregoing takes place in association with a global network of firms and attorneys in all of the region’s countries.
Our Life Science practice has a multidisciplinary team that includes attorneys and technical professionals in the field. They represent important local, regional and global pharmaceutical companies. The team provides legal and regulatory protection services in all their economic activity areas and interacts with different authorities from the health, pharmaceutical and antitrust areas.
Civil Litigation, Arbitration and Intellectual Property.
Ariela’s practice focuses on litigation, arbitration, unfair competition, antitrust advertising law and intellectual and industrial property, including trademarks, patents, copyright, information technologies and licensing.
Major publications and rankings such as Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers, World Trademark Review, Managing Intellectual Property and IAM regularly distinguish Ariela’s outstanding work. This year she was singled out as a Leading Lawyer by Legal 500 and in 2016, she was listed among the world’s Top 250 Women in Intellectual Property by the prestigious ranking IP Stars of Managing Intellectual Property.
She is a lawyer from the University of Chile and has a Master of Laws from Florida’s St. Thomas University, and was until December 2016 President for the Americas of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA). She is an Ethics Judge at the Chilean Bar Association and also an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) where she is currently Vice Chair of the Committee on Emerging Issues and was also the Sub Committee Chair on Legislation and Regulation for Latin America. She is also a member of the latter Committee of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI).E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (1998 to date).
President for the Americas of the Global Advertising Layers Alliance (2014 – 2016)
Ethical Judge at the Chilean Bar Association (2015-to date)
Member of Board of the Chile-US Chamber of Commerce (2008 – 2009)
Albagli Zaliasnik Of Counsel in Miami (2005 –2009)
Arie Misraji is a member of our Corporate Group
An attorney at AZ since 2010, Arie advises the Group’s clients on matters of mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, contracts, corporate reorganization and restructuring of assets. He also devotes much of his practice to the areas of real estate business and projects, regulatory compliance, financial law and capital markets.
In 2014 he promoted and led, together with Rodrigo Albagli, the creation of the AZ External Legal Management.
He currently serves as Director in several companies regulated by the SVS. In 2016, he completed his Chilean Securities Brokerage Certification (ACIV).E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2010 to date)
Albagli Zaliasnik Of Counsel in Israel (2011 –2012)
Albagli Zaliasnik Corporate Group Paralegal (2006-2007)
Alvaro Rosenblut is co-head of our Corporate Group
Alvaro co-heads our firm’s corporate area together with Rodrigo Albagli, advising clients on business matters, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, real estate law, civil and commercial contracts, telecommunications and regulated markets.
He is an active board member of several companies and organizations, bringing his experience in the legal and business world to each one. He is an active member of the International Bar Association (IBA), participating on committees that he integrates (Corporate and M&A, Real Estate, Closely Held & Growing Business Enterprises).
Alvaro Rosenblut has been recognized in noted publications and rankings such as Chambers & Partners, PLC and Who’s Who Legal, especially in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (1998 to date)
Harasic y Cía. (1994 – 1996)
Álvaro Lezama is a member of our Intellectual and Industrial Property Group
Álvaro advises national and international clients in matters of intellectual property, particularly in litigation and contracts relating to copyrights, domain names, trademarks, patents, data protection, antitrust, consumer protection and e-commerce.
He also participates in registration and litigation procedures brought before the National Institute of Industrial Property. In addition, Álvaro is in charge of arbitration proceedings for domain names that are held before arbitrators from the Dispute Resolution Center of NIC Chile.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2014 to date).
Executive coordinator, Libertades Públicas A.G. (2013 – 2014)
Dafne Guerra is a member of our Firm’s Litigation Group.
She has been a member of AZ since 2016, focusing her practice on regulatory disputes. She helps with the formation of procedural strategies as well as the research required for the most complex resolutions and is committed to finding efficient solutions for her clients.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (2016 to date).
Álvaro Glisser is a member of our firm’s Corporate Law Group.
Cristián Riquelme is a member of our Corporate Group
Cristian has been a part of the AZ team since 2000. During his career, he has specialized in civil and commercial contracts, labor contracts, immigration issues, business management, financial markets and banking in general, international trade, corporate organization and planning, organization, incorporations, mergers, amendments and acquisitions of companies, preparation and drafting of contracts and bylaws, shareholder agreements and statutory audits.
Given his expertise in banking and financial matters, he actively participates as a member of the legal committee of the Association of Banks and Financial Institutions.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2000 to date).
Rodrigo Albagli is co-head of our Firm’s Corporate Group
Rodrigo is the Founding Partner of our Firm. He is the co-head of the Corporate group and is an active participant in the Intellectual and Industrial Property Group.
With a professional trajectory of over 25 years, his practice focuses on the business world, corporate governments and boards of directors. Additionally, his achievements include remarkable experience and knowledge in matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, financial law, project financing, corporate and regulatory compliance, startups, venture capital and private equity.
Family businesses represent Rodrigo Albagli’s prominent field of professional development and he actively advises companies, shareholders, boards of directors and senior management, supporting them with their professionalization and succession processes, and in the implementation of corporate compliance models and legal risk management. This becomes essential in the corporate and business environment, both locally and internationally, given the progressively regulated markets and the steady increase in legal and regulatory compliance levels to which companies are currently exposed.
Relevant publications and rankings such as Chambers & Partners and Best Lawyers have recognized his trajectory and professional career.
Albagli Zaliasnik (1991 to date)
Founding Partner of InverSur Capital and its fund AMÉRIGO Chile Early Stage & Growth (2012 to date)
Corporation Director of “AMIGOS MAC” – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Contemporary Art Museum) (2013 to date)
Arbitrator of the National Chamber of Arbitration (20015 to date)
Carolina Escandón is part of our firm´s Corporate and Litigation Group.
An AZ member since 2015, she is part of the Corporate Litigation group of our law firm. Her practice focuses on the counsel of the group´s clients in matters that require processing before the civil and arbitration courts.
She has centered her professional career in the preventive orientation of matters pertaining to AZ corporate clients as well as the creation and maneuvering of procedural strategies of matters that are processed before the courts of law.
From this intermediate position, she has been a link between our firm´s diverse areas, being able to respond to our clients´ requirements; recommending and making analyses of the possibilities and convenience of taking to Court certain matters and the eventual scenarios of each case. She has also given constant support to our civil litigation area, actively participating in the processing of numerous matters.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (since 2015)
Attorney in Judicial and Arbitration Area, Claro & Cía (2011- 2015)
Intern in Judicial Area, Carola, Diez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía. LTDA. (2010)
Camilo Béjar leads the Tax Law Group of our Firm.
He delivers counsel on tax related matters to domestic and foreign clients as well as high-net-worth individuals, including strategic planning, modeling tax investment, FDI, financing, structuring in acquisition, divestment and sale of companies, societal and corporate business unit re-structuring, as well as that of family groups and advising on tax litigation.
Over the past few years, he has led from the tax and asset management of a Big Four to important operations of M&A and financing in sectors such as infrastructure, retail, mining, automotive, energy industry and in non-conventional renewable energy.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2017 to present).
Tax Manager in the area of Transactions consultancy, EY (former Ernst&Young) (2012 to 2017).
Legal adviser to the Division of Political and Institutional Relations, Ministry General Secretariat of the Presidency (2011).
Javiera Carranza is part of our Corporate Group
Javiera consults our clients in regards to the drafting and preparation of all civil and commercial contracts, both nationally and internationally. Her expertise lies in real estate projects and business, corporate law, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, public procurement and contracts in the Mining and Energy industries.
In her professional career she has consulted companies on civil and commercial matters and has collaborated in real estate projects for major corporations, participating in real estate sales, contract drafting, leasing and subleasing.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (2015 to date)
Attorney, Legal Labor Law, Labor Relations Management, SMU S.A. (March– June 2015)
Paralegal, Real Estate, Investment and Development Corporate Management, SMU S.A. (April 2014-March 2015)
Gabriel Zaliasnik is head of our Litigation Group
As the Founding Partner and Director of AZ’s Litigation Area, Gabriel’s practice focuses on highly complex litigation matters such as antitrust cases, constitutional law, criminal law, economic crimes, intellectual property infringement and extradition processes. In addition, given his broad expertise in the fields he has professionally undertaken, he has publicly and privately advised on legislative and regulatory discussion processes.
His experience in litigation and antitrust matters has led the prestigious English publication Chambers & Partners to name him—year after year—as one of the best Chilean attorneys in the “Dispute Resolution” and “White Collar Crime” categories. In fact, the publication singles Zaliasnik as, “…the Firm’s main lawyer in litigation. He distinguishes himself for his great capacity to resolve highly complex matters and his mastery in clearly and precisely explaining them before the courts. He is also renowned for his strategic planning and development qualities, and for his talent for team-work, especially concerning negotiations with authorities.”
Gabriel Zaliasnik was also chosen by the renowned United States publication Best Lawyers as the best criminal defense lawyer in Chile.
Today, given his experience and the industry’s recognition, he participates in cases of high national importance, demonstrating a strategic vision for conflicts, solid knowledge and a high capacity for resolutions before our country’s most important courts and public institutions. As a result, he reiteratively represents high-level authorities in highly complex and public cases.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (1991 to date)
César Ramos is a member of our Litigation group
Cesar’s practice has been focused in criminal law, specifically in matters of corporate law, economic disputes and counsel in the public sector. Throughout his career, he has participated in the design of legal defense strategies and technical support for highly complex cases of public importance. Additionally, he has participated and given advice in working commissions convened by government bodies for the development of public policies and bills regarding criminal and procedural matters. Cesar has also taught at the university level, giving training courses at a national and regional level at the Public Defender’s Office and the Judicial Academy.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (2015 to date)
Attorney at the department of Studies and Projects at the National Defender’s Office, Public Defender’s Office (2012-2015)
Legal counsel of the Judicial Division, Pardons department, Ministry of Justice
Daniel López is a member of our Firm’s Litigation Group.
He has been part of AZ since 2010, focusing his professional practice on issues related to regulated markets, antitrust and economic public law.
Daniel combines sound legal and regulatory knowledge, and an important vocation and interest in issues related to innovation and the development of markets in which his customers operate.
As a result, he has participated in a number of economic disputes, as well as processes involving the development of complex markets, such as the pharmaceuticals and telecommunications markets.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2010 – to date).
Consorcio Fundación Facultad de Derecho Universidad de Chile and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados – Associate researcher in the study “Adjustment requirements for the eventual incorporation of nuclear power”, commissioned by the National Energy Commission (Comisión Nacional de Energía – CNE) (2009 – 2010).
Universidad Católica del Maule – Assistant researcher for the Judicial Department in charge of the “External Audit of Public Criminal Defense Services”, commissioned by the Chilean Public Criminal Defense Department (2008).
Albagli Zaliasnik – Litigation Attorney (2004 – 2005).
Antonia is a member of the Intellectual and Industrial Property Group
Antonia serves as a lawyer in the area of intellectual and industrial property. Her main focus is on litigation and contracts related to copyright, trademarks, investment patents, consumer protection, electronic commerce and unfair competition. She provides defense and legal advice for national and international clients, as well as registration and litigation proceedings brought before the National Institute of Industrial Property.
Albagli Zaliasnil (2017 to date).
Daniela Hirsch is a member of our Firm’s Corporate Group and Litigation Group.
Member of AZ since 2011, she is a member of our Firm’s Labour Group, working in corporate matters and labor disputes. Daniela also actively participates in collective bargaining, and in the implementation of labor compliance processes.
Given her experience and vast knowledge, Daniela has also been responsible for matters relating to procurement and tenders, actively involved in those types of disputes and other civil litigations. Her expertise in labor issues, in addition to her litigation skills, have led her to successfully develop her teaching skills. Both as a Teaching Assistant and professor, Daniela has been recognized and valued for her professionalism, knowledge and expertise.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (2011 to date).
Attorney of the judicial department, Servicio de Salud Metropolitano Central (2011).
Access to Public Information Program Coordinator, Fundación Pro Bono (2010).
Peralta y Asociados – Labor Legal Defender (2009).
Juan Pablo Zamora is a member of our Intellectual and Industrial Property Group
Juan Pablo advises national and international clients in matters of intellectual property, particularly in litigation and contracts relating to copyrights, domain names, trademarks, patents, data protection, antitrust, consumer protection and e-commerce.
He also participates in registration and litigation procedures brought before the National Institute of Industrial Property. In addition, Álvaro is in charge of arbitration proceedings for domain names that are held before arbitrators from the Dispute Resolution Center of NIC Chile.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2018 a la fecha).
Montt y Cía (2016 – 2017)
Instituto Nacional de Propiedad Industrial (2015)
Porzio, Ríos y Asociados (2013 – 2015)
Elisabeth is a member of our firm's Litigation Group.
Elisabeth’s focus is criminal law. She participates in the development of criminal litigation strategies mainly related to economic crimes and offenses.
She has collaborated in various civil litigations and administrative sanctions and procedures.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Associate, Albagli Zaliasnik (2017 to present)
Associate, Lama Attorneys (2017)
Associate, Bofill Escobar (2013-2016)
Attorney, Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana (2010 – 2012)
In over 20 years of his professional development, Eduardo has become a senior consultant and project developer in the electric power industry, with a focus on non-conventional renewable energy sources (NCRE), promoting and managing projects of hydraulic, thermal (biomass), wind and photovoltaic generation. He is an expert within the electricity (generation, transmission and distribution) and natural resources industries.
Eduardo’s expertise includes administrative and legal matters, regarding the negotiation of PPA contracts, Due Diligence in NCRE engineering and industrial projects.
In light of all his professional expertise, Eduardo currently holds the title as CEO and General Manager at AZ, where he is in charge of administration, finances, business development and planning of the firm.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2014 to date).
Albagli Zaliasnik Of Counsel (2011 –2014)
Senior Consultant and independent Project Developer (2006-2014):
CTO- Unión Fenosa ERNC Chile SA (2007-2008).
Eugenio Gormaz leads the Intellectual and Industrial Property Group.
Eugenio’s practice focuses on intellectual and industrial property rights, primarily in matters relating to trademarks and patents, copyright, information technology, advertising law, licensing and brand protection, plant varieties, appellations of origin and geographical indications, and litigation.
At the same time, has implemented strategies for the protection of the rights of industrial property in Chile and abroad for a significant portfolio of national and international clients in industries such as retail, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and transport, among others.
Chambers & Partners highlighted him as an associate to watch in the category of Life Sciences (2014), because of his experience in patent, trademark and regulatory affairs in the pharmaceutical sector.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (2008 to date).
Francisco Fuentes is a member of our Litigation Group.
He has been an integral part of AZ since 2017. He focuses his practice on civil litigation, commercial, economic and arbitral proceedings. He is also an active participant of mediation processes and alternative dispute resolution.
His experience has led him to advise clients in a comprehensive manner, handling corporate matters, attaining effective resolutions to disputes, and directing concrete strategies for the settlement of civil, commercial and criminal cases.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2017 to date)
Gálvez y Cía. Abogados (2013 to 2017)
Gálvez y Cía. Abogados (Paralegal) (2011 to 2013)
Félix Antolín is a member of our firm’s litigation group.
He has been a member of AZ since 2017, focusing his practice on national and international arbitration, civil, commercial, economic and natural resource litigation.
His experience has also focused on comprehensive counseling to constituents and contractors in the field of construction and energy, from the preparation of contractual letters, the raising of claims and negotiations, to dispute resolution.
His practice is further complemented by his continuous academic activity, both as assistant and professor of International Arbitration, Public and Private International Law.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (2017 to date).
Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados (2015 – 2017)
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Nueva York (2014 – 2015)
Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados (2010 – 2013)
Fernando Scornik Gerstein, Solicitors & Abogados LLP, Londres (Internship) (2009)
Grasty Quintana Majlis & Cía. (Internship) (2008)
Francisco Gómez is a member of our Litigation Group
Francisco works primarily in the area of criminal law, focusing his practice on economic crimes and administrative offenses related to competition in various regulated markets, where he has intervened and collaborated with defining litigation strategies before various courts in the country.
He possesses criminal litigation skills and knowledge in corporate compliance and internal corporate investigations to prevent and sanction irregular or criminal actions.
Given his knowledge and specialization, Francisco has also developed his teaching skills, participating in numerous courses at the School of Law at the Universidad de Chile.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2014 to date)
Electoral Tribunal -Tribunal Calificador de Elecciones (2013)
Instituto Igualdad (2011 – 2012)
Paralegal, Harasic & López Abogados (2010)
Ilan Motles is a member of our Firm’s Litigation Group.
His practice is focused primarily in the area of criminal law, concentrating on property crimes as well as economic and civil servant crimes, within the framework of complex and high-profile investigations.
Given his skills in litigation, Ilan has also been involved in cases concerning constitutional protection before the Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court as requirements with the Constitutional Court, and he has actively participated in the strategic definition of such proceedings.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (2015 to date).
Albagli Zaliasnik, Paralegal, Litigation Group (2012-2014).
Jonathan Arendt is a member of our Corporate Group
Jonathan advises clients of the Corporate Group in matters involving civil and commercial contracts, both domestic and international, corporate law, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, banking issues, and public procurement and tenders for the mining and energy industries.
During his practice he has advised national and international companies of various sizes, from enterprises in the early stages of growth to large, consolidated companies in sophisticated corporate transactions.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2013 to date).
Legal advisor at Everlast Bags Chile (2011- 2013)
Intern at the Office of the Case Officer for the Sanctions System of the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington D.C. (May – August 2012)
Jorge Arredondo is a member of our Corporate and Litigation Group
Jorge has been a member of AZ since 2013, where he is the Director of our Firm’s Labor Group and is responsible for advising clients in corporate and litigation matters linked to this branch of law. This includes collective bargaining processes, labor issues affecting customers or companies, evaluation of labor contingencies originating from mergers or acquisitions, litigation before labor and superior courts of justice, among others.
Jorge also combines his professional activity with teaching activities and publications in the field of labor law.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (2013 to date)
Head of Labor Relations, Fundación Integra (2006 – 2013)
Natalia Ramos is a member of our firm’s Corporate Law Group.
As a member of the AZ team since 2016, Natalia advises clients regarding banking and corporate law, particularly, corporate reorganization and planning, constitutions, mergers, company modifications and acquisitions, elaboration and drafting of civil and trade contracts, shareholder agreements and legal auditing. She also works in the area of real estate law, advising and actively participating in the branch’s projects and business.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli y Zaliasnik (2016 to date)
Paralegal, Pumpin, Dorfman, Hales, Díaz y Cía. (2012 – 2015)
Paralegal, Claro y Cía. (2010 – 2011)
Manuel Valdés is a member of our firm’s Corporate Law Group.
His professional career is primarily focused on the area of tax planning for national and foreign clients, and legal persons. In these areas, he collaborates with the definition of investment strategies, corporate reorganization, tax modeling, household restructurings, and consultancy in tax litigation, in addition to actively participating in investigation and studies that require planning with a high level of complexity.
His experience has also been focused on the implementation of due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and real estate projects.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik 2017 to date
Paralegal , Albagli Zaliasnik (2015-2016)
Paralegal, Carcelen y Cía. (2010-2013)
María José Canales is part of our firm´s Intellectual and Industrial Property Group.
She provides counsel to our national and international clients in matters of intellectual and industrial property, particularly in litigation and contracts related to copyright, trademarks, invention patents, personal data protection, unfair competition, consumer protection, and electronic commerce.
She also participates in the registration and litigation procedures taken before the National Industrial Property Institute.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (since 2015)
Albagli Zaliasnik, Paralegal, Intellectual and Industrial Property Group (2011-2012).
Sargent & Krahn, Paralegal, Trademark Litigation (2009 – 2010)
Ferrada y Maclean (now Lagos Maclean Abogados), Paralegal, Civil Litigation (January-March 2009)
Bryan Kernitsky is a member of the Intellectual and Industrial Property Group
His career has focused on intellectual property matters, including trademarks, patents, copyright, information technology, licensing, and litigation relating to these matters, and brand protection in general. His experience covers the local and international processing and protection of trademarks, designations of origin, inventions, domain names and copyrights, as well as corporate consulting. He also distinguishes himself in legal counseling for national and international clients in matters of advertising law and entertainment law.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (2015 to date).
Morales & Besa (2013 – 2015).
Stephanie Cruz is part of our firm´s Corporate Group.
An AZ member since 2015, she is part of our firm´s Corporate Group where she practices in national and international corporate affairs. Additionally, Stephanie actively participates in the counsel provided to our clients in negotiation and resolution of international conflicts, drafting of civil and commercial contracts and Due Diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (since 2015)
Foreign Legal Counsel, American Textile & Apparel, Inc. (Davie, FL) (2010-2013)
Legal Consultant, Law Offices of Steve Rossi (Fort Lauderdale, FL) (2009)
Associate, Lexincorp Law Firm (San Pedro Sula, Honduras) (2006-2007)
Clerk, Sectional Court of Appeals (San Pedro Sula, Honduras) (2005-2006)
Oscar Molina is a member of our Intellectual and Industrial Property Group
Oscar’s practice focuses on issues related to the protection and defense of IP assets, technology contracts, privacy, domain names, software licensing and e-commerce. He also has significant experience in advertising issues, regulation in the entertainment industry and consumer protection.
He holds an LLM degree from New York University and the from the National University of Singapore.
During 2013 and 2014 he was recognized by the prestigious international ranking Chambers & Partners in the area of Intellectual Property. He currently serves as Chapter Co-Chair for Chile of the International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP).E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Albagli Zaliasnik (2010 to date)
Sargent & Krahn (2006 – 2007)
Paulina Corral is a member of our Firm’s Litigation Group.
She has been a member of AZ since 2016, focusing her practice on issues of civil law, bankruptcy and property law; specializing in civil and commercial trials as well as arbitration. She has a key role in helping define procedural strategies as well as performing the research required for the most complex resolutions, consistently demonstrating her skills and commitment to finding efficient solutions while keeping clients’ interests and requirements as a top priority.E-mail: email@example.com
Albagli Zaliasnik (2016 to date).
Guerrero Olivos (2015-2016).
Waissbluth, Martorell & Arrieta (2014-2015).