GUERRERO, OLIVOS, NOVOA Y ERRÁZURIZ was founded in Santiago, Chile, in 1981 by a group of attorneys, each of whom had held key positions in government and private entities. These attorneys also shared the vision of creating a law firm based upon excellence, efficiency, loyalty and integrity, and loyalty, in order to provide their clients optimal support in carrying out their business and transactions and to become one of the leading actors in the Chilean legal market. The firm's professional practice extends to all areas of commercial law.
The law firm provides services in accordance with the highest international standards of quality and professionalism, and it specializes in local and international transactions in a broad range of legal services to Chilean and international companies, as well as to multinationals, banks, international funds and other financial institutions, joint ventures, insurance companies, educational entities, foundations, corporations and individuals.
The firm has close to 50 attorneys, and its practice spans over many different areas of law, allowing the firm to offer its clients an integrated service which includes advisory in all kinds of financings, corporate law and restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, environmental, water rights, energy, and mining law issues, and industry regulations, especially in telecommunications, electricity, and natural resources. The accumulated experience for almost 30 years has made GUERRERO, OLIVOS, NOVOA Y ERRÁZURIZ one of the leading Chilean international law firms, which has participated in a large number of relevant transactions.
GUERRERO, OLIVOS, NOVOA Y ERRÁZURIZ also practices in litigation matters and alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation. The firm represents its clients in all types of proceedings, including trials, constitutional matters, bankruptcy proceedings, and those related to dumping, safeguarding, antitrust, and environmental issues. Additionally, with the creation of Garay Guerrero in July 2009, the office provides legal services in industrial property, trademarks and patents, providing its clients access to legal services in 360 degrees.