Barros Silva Varela & Vigil represents a new generation of lawyers committed to providing services at the highest level. In 10 years we have established ourselves as a multi-service law firm, participating in the most relevant transactions and matters in the country.More [+]
We ensure that our internal structure is oriented towards quality of service.
We carefully select the assignments we take on, and we try to establish rules to ensure that the issues are addressed by lawyers specialized in the matter in question, providing the best service and advice. Our compensation system is oriented in this sense.
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.
Our firm has been recognised by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 in their Latin American rankings.More [+]
Our firm has been highlighted in the Environmental area by Chambers and Partners, and in the Corporate and M&A area by The Legal 500.
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.More [+]
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.
BSVV is an active participant in the "Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)," a leading authority in the community of mining explorers and developers.More [+]
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.
We believe that confidentiality is a key value of our firm.More [+]
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.
Our firm has an experienced administrative team.More [+]
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.