/ Still Standing: Latin Lawyer asks lawyers from the region’s centenarian firms about the secrets to a long and successful life

April 15, 2011

… In Chile, Alessandri y Cía’s Fernando Jamarne says, “There have been five generations of the firm’s founding family in the firm and there is likely to be a sixth and seventh, but keeping it in the family is not as important as building a body of strong independent partners with characteristics similar to the big corporate firms in the US and Europe.”

The centenary club

1869 G Breuer (Argentina)

1878 Estudio Olaechea (Peru)

1880 Claro y Cía (Chile)

1883 Estudio O’Farrell (Argentina)

1889 Cariola, Diez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía Ltda (Chile)

1893 Alessandri & Cía (Chile)

1897 Estudio Beccar Varela (Argentina)

1898 Hughes & Hughes (Uruguay)

1900 C R & F Rojas Abogados (Bolivia)

1900 Dannemann Siemsen Advogados (Brazil)

1904 Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner (Chile)

1905 Carey y Cía (Chile) (Established in today’s format in 1976)

1910 Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega (Panama)

1910 Rodríguez & Mendoza (Venezuela)

1911 Guyer & Regules (Uruguay)



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