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.
BMAJ is globally-recognised for its impressive experience in international arbitration. The team’s lawyers have acted in investment-treaty arbitrations before ICSID, and in numerous international commercial disputes before the ICC. BMAJ is particularly experienced in international construction disputes in Latin-American countries, representing sovereign and state entities as well as foreign investors and international construction companies. BMAJ also practices under UNCITRAL and LCIA dispute resolution regimes, among others.
BMAJ is the leading Chilean law firm in major domestic arbitrations and has the largest arbitration team in Chile. The team has particular experience in the construction, energy and mining industries, as well as extensive expertise in disputes concerning transportation, telecommunications, the financial sector and international franchises.
Civil & Commercial Litigation
BMAJ’s Litigation practice area is well-known in the market for its involvement in highly complex and publicly relevant cases disputes from a range of industries. The area combines the courtroom expertise of the firm’s litigation lawyers with the knowledge and experience of our regulatory, corporate, antitrust and natural resources practice areas. The team has represented clients in all types of trials, before all judicial bodies in Chile, including lower level courts, courts of appeal, and the Supreme Court; and the firm has a wide network of correspondents throughout Chile.
BMAJ’s comprehensive advice ensures clients are well equipped with a strategy that adapts to the challenges of any litigation challenge they may face.
Public International Law
BMAJ is widely recognised as the go-to firm in Chile for disputes with state bodies due to our considerable experience in International Public Law. The team’s lawyers have advised states and international organizations in disputes related to delimitation of borders and in international waters, immunity from jurisdiction and execution of states, war damages, and use of force. The firm has also advised the Republic of Chile in its negotiations regarding the investment chapters in several of Chile’s Free Trade Agreements, including with the United States and the European Union.