Awards and Accolades

Ranking 2019

  • Litigation: Leading Firm Band 2
  • Litigation: Leading Individual Band 2 – Jorge Bofill
  • Litigation: up and coming: Francisco Aninat.
  • Litigation Resolution; White collar crime:  Band 1 Jorge Bofill

Ranking 2017

  • Dispute resolution: Leading Firm Band 4
  • Dispute resolution: Leading individual Band 2- Jorge Bofill
  • Dispute resolution: White collar crime: Leading Firm Band 1.
  • Leading individuals: Band 1 – Jorge Bofill.

Ranking 2015

  • Dispute resolution: Leading Firm Band 4
  • Leading Individuals: Band 2- Jorge Bofill.
  • Dispute Resolution: White Collar Crime: Band 1.
  • Leading Individuals: Star Individual: Jorge Bofill.

 

Ranking Chile 2017:

  • 2° Tier, Dispute and Resolution.

Ranking Chile 2015:

  • Leading Lawyers. Dispute Resolution. Jorge Bofill.

Ranking Chile 2014:

  • 3° Tier, Dispute Resolution

Ranking Chile 2018:

  • Bofill Escobar first category Dispute Resolution. Jorge Bofill highlighted as Leading Lawyer. Ricardo Escobar, Loreto Silva, Francisco Aninat, Daniel Praetorius and Sebastián Yanine as outstanding professionals.

Ranking Chile 2017:

  • 2° Tier, Dispute and resolution.
  • Leading Lawyers: Jorge Bofill

Ranking Law Firm Chile 2019:

  • Leading: Litigation and arbitration – White collar Crime: Jorge Bofill.
  • Highly recommended: Dispute resolution in construction, Sebastián Yanine, Francisco Aninat, Jorge Bofill.
  • Highly recommended: Arbitration: Sebastián Yanine, Francisco Aninat, Jorge Bofill.
  • Highly recommended: Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Recommended: Litigation and Arbitration – Major Strategist: Jorge Bofill.

Ranking Law Firm Chile 2018:

  • Leading:  Litigation & Arbitration White Collar Crime.
  • Highly Recommended: Litigation & Arbitration – Civil and Commercial litigation.
  • Recommended:  Arbitration – Ranking 2018 – Law Firm – Chile.

Ranking 2019

  • Litigation: Leading Firm Band 2
  • Litigation: Leading Individual Band 2 – Jorge Bofill
  • Litigation: up and coming: Francisco Aninat.
  • Litigation Resolution; White collar crime:  Band 1 Jorge Bofill

Ranking 2017

  • Dispute resolution: Leading Firm Band 4
  • Dispute resolution: Leading individual Band 2- Jorge Bofill
  • Dispute resolution: White collar crime: Leading Firm Band 1.
  • Leading individuals: Band 1 – Jorge Bofill.

Ranking 2015

  • Dispute resolution: Leading Firm Band 4
  • Leading Individuals: Band 2- Jorge Bofill.
  • Dispute Resolution: White Collar Crime: Band 1.
  • Leading Individuals: Star Individual: Jorge Bofill.

Jorge Bofill

The Legal 500, 2019

Department co-head Jorge Bofill is endorsed as an “outstanding, very important player in white-collar crime litigation.” He is experienced across the full spectrum of white-collar and criminal mandates, with clients noting: “He’s one of the best dispute resolution lawyers in the country, and an extremely persuasive and effective litigator.” Another interviewee adds: “He is a meticulous and brilliant lawyer, possesses good judgement, keeps calm and is a good strategist.”

Chambers Latin America 2015

“Equally brilliant in civil litigation, international arbitration or criminal trials”

“He has great strategic vision and an exceptional ability to anticipate – almost predict – the opponent’s next move”

Chambers & Partners 2014

“He has all the strategic and analytical skills one would expect in a truly superior lawyer”.

Sebastián Yanine

The Legal 500, 2019

“Sophisticated” partner Sebastián Yanine garners praise from clients, who say: “He has a clear focus on strategy while at the same time is very detail-oriented when it comes to complex proceedings.” He receives further recognition for his “broad insight and ability” in the disputes area.

Chambers Latin America 2015

“Sebastián Yanine wins strong praise from clients and peers for his civil litigation practice”

“He is outstanding – he always analyses all possible scenarios and outlines a strategy for each of them …”

Chambers & Partners 2014

“Outstanding strategist”

Daniel Praetorius

The Legal 500, 2014

“Very serious and well prepared”

Francisco Aninat

Legal 500, 2019

Up-and-coming partner Francisco Aninat is recognized by market sources for his activity across a range of dispute resolution mandates. He is instructed by clients to assist with civil litigation related to construction projects and mass torts.

Chambers & Partners 2016

“Highly responsive, reliable lawyer who provides excellent legal services: his familiarity with both civil law and common law legal systems makes him valuable in complex cross-border litigation involving parallel proceedings in various jurisdictions”

Ricardo Escobar

Leading figure of Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados offers extensive experience in the Chilean tax arena. He concentrates his practice on tax-related disputes and foreign investment matters. Interviewees enthuse: “He is a reference in the market. He is very successful in both the public and private sectors and is very respected.”

Providing ‘a complete and excellent service during highly challenging matters’, with 19 lawyers Bofill Escobar Abogados is the country’s largest disputes boutique. It focuses on the resolution of complex disputes, including cross-border business matters, and has been particularly busy of late in high-profile cases in the energy and natural resources, mining, construction, finance and securities areas. The team is defending highways management group Costanera Norte in complex damages and tort claims by insurance companies arising from flooding. Other headline matters include ICC arbitration on behalf of Hyundai in relation to the $700m Chacao bridge project and criminal defense of the chairman of the Chilean senate, as well as leading roles in the La Polar, FIPES, Corpesca and Penta cases. Name partners Jorge Bofill, who is ‘extremely persuasive and effective as a litigator’, and Ricardo Escobar head the department; Francisco Aninat is ‘an extremely sharp, well prepared, and responsible litigator’; and Sebastián Yanine is ‘a sophisticated lawyer, who has a clear focus on strategy and at the same time is detail-oriented’. Daniel Praetorius and Loreto Silva are other notable practitioners.