Our Firm was founded by Mr. José A. Otero B. in July 21st, 1923. Upon the return of Mr. Miguel Otero L. in 1957 from the US once he completed his Master Degree in Comparative Law, the Firm initiated its international law practice, counseling international corporations and foreign investors doing business in Chile. We have more than 50 years of experience assisting foreign clients in its activities in Chile and Chilean clients doing business not only in Chile but also abroad. The firm is known as a boutique law firm due to the quality of the services it provides as well as the close and personal contact its partners has with the Firm’s clients.
Every attorney working for the Law Firm has been personally trained in such a way that their working system, legal approach and performance permanently reflect a highly qualified, personalized and efficient service.
Our professional services cover all and every subject of Law required in corporate and business activities, such as taxation, labor and Employment law, civil, commercial, corporate, business, mining and banking laws, environmental matters, regulated markets, Antitrust, telecommunication, TI, foreign investment regulations and contracting, etc.
The firm is also very active and well known in litigation matters, with vast experience in law suits of different nature, including those related with regulated activities and before antitrust commission.
Realizing the globalization process of law services as well as clients’ requirements and the importance of being an active part of the international community, the Firm has developed close relationships and contacts with prestigious law firms worldwide. In fact, our Firm is the only Chilean member of the Employment Law Alliance www.employmentlawalliance, the largest world network of lawyers with wide knowledge and experience in labor law issues, with members in all 50 states of the United States and more than 300 cities worldwide.
The firm is also member of E-Iure, www.e-iure.com, which is an expanding network of international law firms established in 2003 with 18 law firms from 18 different countries worldwide. E-Iure members are drawn from commercially minded medium sized practices possessing the highest professional standards.