Estudio Jurídico Otero was founded by Mr. José A. Otero B. in July 21st, 1923, being recognized for providing services to prominent national corporations. From the return of Mr. Miguel Otero L. in 1957 from United States, after having received the Degree of Master in Comparative Law, the Law Firm started to practice as counselors for international corporations and foreign investors doing business in Chile. Our Law Firm has also given legal advice to Chilean clients and corporations carrying out business outside the country, mainly in United States and Europe.
Since its foundation over 90 years ago, each generation of our lawyers has continued with the mission of giving integral consulting to our clients with sense of business, that it to say, understanding their objectives and needs. In addition, we develop close and personal relations with our clients, where prompt responses are a duty for us.
In Estudio Jurídico Otero we render integral legal advise, based on quality services and multiple experience of our lawyers.
Our professional services cover all aspects required in Law to practice corporate and business activities, such as: General Practice, Commercial, Corporate, Contracts, Financing, Mergers and Acquisitions, Foreign Investments, Energy, Environmental, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Antitrust and Trade Regulations, Consumer Law, Privatization, Infrastructure and Real States, Water and Sanitary Services, Labor and Employment Law, Tax Law, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Copyright, Technology Law, Internet and Cyberspace, Licensing, Privacy, Communication and Media, Commercial Arbitration and Litigation.
In addition, Estudio Jurídico Otero is very active and well known in litigation matters, specializing in rights protection in every judicial levels such as Appeal Courts, the Supreme Court of Justice of Chile, ordinary civil and labor courts and also negotiations.
Estudio Jurídico Otero had been recognized for its vast experience by international and relevant law publications such as Chambers and Partners, Best Lawyers, Legal 500, Corporate INTL and Global Law Experts, among others.
Every attorney working in Estudio Jurídico Otero had been individually trained in such way that their working system, legal approach and performance permanently reflect a highly qualification, personalization and efficient service.
We hold prompt solutions to every requirement, highlighting the vision in order to prevent and anticipate events. To achieve that goal, we understand and get familiar with our clients’ activities so as to deliver an opportune and useful assistance that includes legal advise with business sense.
An integral and complete legal vision, efficient, personalized and high quality services are our permanent commitments. Thus, we based our professional offer on the mutual trust with all of our clients.
Our attorneys work exclusively for the Law Firm and therefore our clients receive immediate and personal assistance from any one and all of them.
In Estudio Jurídico Otero ltda. we are members of ILP Global (International Lawyer Partners), an association that –currently- includes as a member law firms from Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Perú and Spain, sharing and maintaining a common philosophy and a common work methodology. The Association attempt to look after the needs of clients in different jurisdictions under a uniformity of procedures, without losing the identity of the law firms that make it up or forgetting the idiosyncrasies and distinctiveness of their respective laws.
Our Law Firm is also a member of e-Iure, an expanding network of law firms with international practice, which actually includes the presence of 17 countries from all around the world. This presence makes us in the only Chilean firm member of this important network.
Likewise, Estudio Jurídico Otero is the only chilean firm member of the Employment Law Alliance, the largest world network of lawyers specialized in employment law and labor issues in United States, over more than 300 cities and 144 countries around the world .