• Our firm

    Our law firm was formed by a group of lawyers dedicated to providing legal advice at the highest levels.

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    Our practice areas are various and include specialization in corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, natural resources, mining and energy, the environment, real estate, litigation and arbitration and labour and employment.

    The assignments we take on are carefully selected in order to ensure excellence in the provision of our service, and in timely fashion, adapting to the real needs and deadlines of our clients.

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    Pro Bono Foundation Chile

    In April of 2018, Barros Silva Varela & Vigil became a proud member of the Chile Pro Bono Foundation and, with that, the honor of adding volunteer legal work into our practice.

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    Our firm signed a work commitment with this foundation so that our lawyers may participate in the organization’s social work, which considers the promotion, support and recognition of the professional volunteer through hours of service dedicated to Pro Bono work.

    The agreement signed by José Joaquín Silva, current partner of Barros Silva Varela & Vigil, and Pablo Guerrero, the Pro Bono Foundation president, commits the firm to providing voluntary and free legal services to vulnerable sectors or groups with the same standard of quality and efficiency enjoyed by the firm’s regular clientele.

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    PDAC

    BSVV is an active participant in the "Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)," a leading authority in the community of mining explorers and developers.

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    PDAC has more than 7,500 members worldwide and its mission is to not only promote the mining industry globally, but also implement the best technical, operational, environmental, safety and social development practices in the industry.

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    The Legal 500

    Our firm has been recognized by "The Legal 500" in its 2018 Latin America ranking.

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    Our firm was ranked in the "Corporate & MA (including compliance)" practice area.

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  • IT services and data protection

    We believe that confidentiality is a key value of our firm.

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    We have high standards for handling the information associated with our work. Our technology systems provider operates under strict security protocols to protect our firm's and our clients' data. We use one of the most robust and secure document managers on the market (iManage). We also have a modern time recording system that allows us to maintain an efficient work management, ensuring total transparency for our clients.

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  • Administration and Human Resources

    Our firm has an experienced administrative team.

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    Our firm has a general manager with extensive experience in business administration. This allows partners and associates to concentrate their efforts on the design and implementation of the solutions required by our customers. By gathering the best practices of the industry, the management is also concerned with the development and training of our lawyers, to attract and retain top talent to our firm, and to achieve a service of excellence.

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