Established in 1880, Claro & Cia. is one of the oldest and most prestigious full-service law firms in Chile. The firm takes pride in representing clients in every civil and commercial legal field. Its mergers and acquisitions and banking and finance practices, as well as its experience in the global markets, are distinct. Its litigation department is widely known for its vibrant, well-established and ground- breaking practice.
The firm represents clients with interests in areas as different as admiralty and aviation, antitrust, arbitration, banking and finance, bankruptcy and workouts, capital markets, corporate and commercial law, customs, energy and natural resources, environmental law, insurance, intellectual property and Internet, international trade, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, mining, project finance, tax and telecommunications, among others.
Claro & Cia. enjoys an undisputed lead in the Chilean legal market and has set standards of premier service in the most complex business transactions and lawsuits. The firm’s print is an innovative and quality driven style. Claro & Cia. constantly strives to maintain the most stringent standards of professional achievement. International surveys, which report the firm as top-notch in most areas of the legal practice in Chile, bear witness to this.
The firm’s international practice concentrates mainly in representing multinational clients doing business in Chile. The planning, structuring and implementation of foreign investments, and the financing of the same, are an integral part of its day-to-day job. With a highly sophisticated group of lawyers, Claro & Cia. is prepared to take action in all instances in which legal advice is required, offering every client reliable support for the completion of their projects. The continuing confidence of every client is the firm’s commitment.
Claro & Cia. has been consistently listed for many years as a Tier 1 firm or equivalent in the most important global professional surveys, including IFLR 1000, Latin Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal, Practical Law Company, The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, among many others. In the year 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2017, Chambers & Partners awarded Claro & Cia. as “Chilean Law Firm of the Year.” Many of Claro & Cia.’s lawyers have been consistently ranked as Leading Individuals (Star, Band 1 and Band 2) by Chambers & Partners since it started doing its legal rankings.