Firm Profile

Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes

Firm Details

Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes’s lawyers have participated in high-complexity negotiations and disputes with different departments of the Chilean State, obtaining excellent results for their clients, both during the execution of contracts and in subsequently arising claims and demands of their rights. 

Particularly, Riquelme, Silva & Fuentes is considered a “boutique” law firm in the field of disputes resolution in areas related to infrastructure, construction, public works and mining concessions, in both public and private areas.

Participation in highly complex negotiations and dispute resolution in the fields of Public and Private Law – nationally and internationally – marks RSF. as an experienced and recognized law firm in the areas of public works concessions, construction, public and private infrastructure, projects, energy, public health services, real estate, project development and financing, corporate law and family estates. Of special note is the representation of national and international litigation and arbitration. RSF has 15 years of experience in claims and litigation concerning concession and construction contracts, both in national and international arbitration tribunals, and also before local courts. 

RSF is a recognised expert in all aspects related to this specialty. Led by Rodrigo Riquelme Yañez the firm has a long record advising local and foreign clients in areas such as arbitrations, litigations, mediations and dispute settlements; considering subjects such as free competition, industrial property, civil and commercial law, tax, infrastructure, construction, concessions of public works, telecommunications, energy and natural resources. Mr. Riquelme participates in claims before private and public entities; in ad hoc and institutional local and international litigations and arbitrations. His practice in Public Law includes development, negotiation and auditing during the execution of public contracts, especially construction contract agreements (turnkey, lump-sum, unit price, cost-plus, etc.). He has worked as legal counsel to companies in the construction industry preparing claims and/or in the infrastructure of several public construction projects.

Has been featured in the Public Law section of the Chambers list, Legal 500, Leaders League, LACCA Latin American Corporate Counsel Association, Who’s Who’s among others. 

These lawyers of RSF have participated in negotiations and disputes, all of great complexity, with different departments of the State of Chile, obtaining excellent results for their clients, both during the execution of contracts and subsequent claims and demands of their rights in disputes arising.

Finally, its members are public law specialists, who have written columns and dictated courses and conferences and have postgraduate studies in constitutional law and administrative law.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Construction Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Litigation