/ Alessandri Abogados adds three partners and strengthens its tax practice area

June 30, 2020

With the aim of growing the law firm’s tax practice area and providing a more comprehensive service to clients, the attorneys Franco Gorziglia, Francisco Javier Morales and José Joaquín Cox join Alessandri Abogados as from today as partners of the law firm.

Alessandri Abogados is a law firm with more than 125 years in the Chilean market, recognized for delivering a comprehensive service with an international standard and a team of excellence.

Arturo Alessandri, the firm’s executive director, explains, “The complexity and changes in tax regulations have meant that in practice companies have had to invest a lot of time to keep up to date and in compliance. The practice of tax law requires a highly specialized knowledge base, which is not usually found in other practice areas. The arrival of our new partners enhances supplementary and cross-cutting areas of Alessandri’s practice, in a synergy with litigation, mergers and acquisitions, technology and intellectual property, capital markets, foreign investment and labor, among others”.

Why join Alessandri?

With the arrival of the three new partners at Alessandri they seek to reinforce and supplement the tax services they provide, allowing them to offer clients a comprehensive service.

“We are delighted to participate and carry out as a team a transformation of the legal and tax services according to the times, which involves a much more dynamic and participative advice, hand in hand with the clients, focused on the integral solution of their problems. All this with people of exceptional human quality that make up the Alessandri team”, explains Franco Gorziglia and adds: “We are facing a particular moment in the midst of the implementation of the Tax Modernization Law, with its new regimes, rules on expenses, among others, and the implementation of a series of tax measures to mitigate the effects of the pandemic and the reactivation of the economy, such as the tax reduction for SMEs, instant depreciation, VAT recovery, monthly provisional payment (PPM) reduction. Today more than ever it is necessary to be very up to date, well advised and take advantage of the opportunities that may arise”.

“In recent years, due to the constant reforms, the tax area has been transformed into a strategic area for business development, however, it must go hand in hand with a comprehensive legal advice”, explains Francisco Javier Morales.

According to José Joaquín Cox “The purpose of joining Alessandri obeys to a necessity of the clients of nowadays, that is related to a combination of professional career, along with confidence and technical knowledge. These are aspects that both offices bring to the table, and they are always focused on a common goal, which is to achieve up-to-date, cutting-edge advice with a closeness that clients demand and appreciate”.