Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana (BMAJ) is a leading Chilean full-service law firm recognised for providing innovative and effective client service in a broad range of practices areas. The firm’s recognition is based on its unwavering commitment to its clients, its focused and dedicated professionals, and the specialised and creative approach with which each of its various teams collaborate on behalf of the clients’ interests.
The firm’s 70 plus attorneys come from the most prestigious universities in Chile and many have completed postgraduate study at the finest programs in North America, Europe and Chile. They have also worked in major international law firms abroad, acted as professors at Chile’s leading universities and held key government positions.
BMAJ is recognised as having one of the leading international arbitration teams in Latin America. The team’s lawyers have acted in conflicts resolved under the ICJ, ICC, UNCITRAL and the LCIA dispute resolution regimes; as well as advising in international disputes on matters relating to Chilean and international law.
BMAJ has significant experience representing clients in domestic arbitrations under CAM Santiago rules and in ad hoc arbitrations. The team has been involved in most major Chilean arbitrations related to energy and mining. It also has extensive experience in disputes concerning construction, transportation, the financial sector and international franchises.
Civil & Commercial Litigation
The team has experience with disputes before lower level courts, courts of appeal and the Supreme Court. It has a wide network of correspondents throughout Chile and its lawyers are recognised for their courtroom expertise.
Public International Law
The team has advised states and international organisations in disputes related to the delimitation of boundaries, international waters, immunity from jurisdiction and execution of states, war damages and use of force.
Litigation & Criminal Defence
The law firm’s criminal practice concentrates on litigation and criminal defence of white-collar crimes and the related civil liability and corporate/criminal liability.