/ Five Alessandri lawyers were ranked in Chambers and Partners Latin America 202226 August, 2021
Chambers and Partners, the prestigious English publication of legal rankings, released its 2022 edition with the results of annual research on Latin American firms and lawyers. On this occasion, five lawyers and three practice areas of Alessandri were highlighted.
Our firm and lawyers are in the following categories:
Alessandri is a respected full-service firm with a recognised capital markets team frequently sought after to handle the structuring and registration of feeder and mutual funds in Chile. Routinely retained by global investment banks, asset managers and credit rating agencies as well as hedge funds, exchange-traded funds and institutional investors.
A client appreciates Alessandri’s “excellent service” and “timely and succinct advice.”
Alessandri advised Kohlberg Kravis Roberts on the structuring and formation of a feeder fund. The matter was worth approximately USD50 million.
Felipe Cousiño leads the firm’s capital markets practice and receives solid recognition from clients, with one noting: “He is a very talented, experienced, knowledgeable and commercially minded lawyer. He understands Chilean law but also has a good understanding of global securities markets and the asset management business.”
Interviewees appreciate associate-to-watch Nicole Cartier ‘s approach, with one noting: “She is very good at reviewing matters and shows great attention to detail.” Another commentator adds: “She provides detailed guidance and is very knowledgeable.”
Well-regarded intellectual property team frequently sought out by clients from a diverse range of sectors such as cosmetics, media and entertainment, and technology. Team demonstrates strong expertise in protecting national and international trade marks as well as in representing musicians and media organisations in copyright mandates.
“I would highlight their experience, international network of contacts and multidisciplinary team,” a client says, going on to say: “They understand technical matters, which makes for easier communication.”
Assisted Golden Omega with the intellectual property aspects of the acquisition of a company, evaluating and transferring the patents included in the transaction.
Well-regarded partner Rodrigo Velasco Alessandri, band 2, elicits praise from market onlookers, with a client enthusing: “He is very business-oriented and has helped us a lot to understand customary and market practices.” The same source adds: “He is eager to learn about our business in order to fully understand our concerns.”
Senior statesperson Rodrigo Velasco is an active practitioner who is considered by market commentators to be “a point of reference” in the intellectual property practice area.
Santiago Ortúzar Decombe, band 4, is highlighted by a client, who declares: “He is reliable, thorough and provides responses in a timely manner.” An interviewee also endorses his knowledge in this area.
Alessandri is a respected full-service firm with a solid team in the life sciences field. Offers advice on a variety of matters related to pharmaceutical patents, including application and opposition, licensing and enforcement strategies. Usually retained by local and international clients including universities, pharmaceutical laboratories and food producers. Integramedica is a new client win.
They are highlighted by a client who says: “I thoroughly recommend them; they are a very efficient team.”
Alessandri advised Kido on the patent application in respect of a cultivation method, which was accepted by the Patent Office after an opposition action.