Congratulations to our latest firm of the month, Aninat Schwencke & Cia in Chile!




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The ILN is proud to announce our latest "Firm of the Month" – Aninat Schwencke & Cia, Chile!

Aninat Schwencke & Cia is one of the most prestigious full-service law firms in Chile, with extensive international experience in corporate and M&A; litigation; antitrust and competition; arbitration and ADR; banking and finance; bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuration; capital markets and securities; construction; consumer rights; contracts and civil responsibility; estates and trusts; foreign investment; government contracts and procurement; international trade and customs; international distribution contracts and licensing; investment funds; joint ventures; labour and employment; natural resources, mining and water rights; private equity and venture capital; public works concessions; project finance; real estate and zoning and land use regulation; telecommunications; and tax law.

The firm’s lawyers are a select group of respected professionals with accomplished careers in complementary areas of expertise. Attorneys are recruited from top Chilean and international law schools. They are fluent in several languages and have practiced law in Latin America, United States and Europe, in law firms such as Cleary Gottlieb, Sullivan & Cromwell and Linklaters. This international perspective enables the firm to maintain strong working relationships with major law firms around the globe.

Aninat Schwencke & Cia provides both public and private clients in Chile with representation at the highest standards of the profession. As part of our ongoing effort to recruit and retain the most talented legal professionals, the firm maintains scholarships for graduate and specialized legal studies, both for members of the firm and prominent students of top law schools in the country. Additionally, to deepen the international outlook of the firm and strengthen our international ties, in 2011 the firm also inaugurated a nine-month internship programme for Columbia Law School graduates. Additionally, the firm has a research department, which supports the lectures and conferences of partners and associates as well as their legal research projects.

While remaining deeply committed to the firm’s Chilean roots, the firm’s attorneys often counsel a wide variety of clients in international business transactions as well as with the day to day corporate requirements. Whether the firm’s work is local or global, public or private, Aninat Schwencke & Cia guarantees its clients personal attention from the firm’s extensive range of international and creative professionals.

Aninat Schwencke & Cia has a well balanced mix of local and foreign clients, among which some of its most representative include Aaktei, Aguas del Valle, Actis, Acon Investment Private Equity Fund, AGSA Construction, Amarant Mining, American Science and Engineering Inc, Alluvia Mining, American Bridge, Amundi, Asociación Nacional de Supermercados (ASACH), Athelera, Ariba, Austral Capital Private Equity Fund, Balfour Beatty Group, Banco Falabella, Big John, BHP Billiton, Blackrock, BTG Pactual, Buena Vista Capital, Burson-Marsteller, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Certerbridge Partners, Citibank, Citroen Chile, Chaucer Foods, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF), Clayton Dubilier & Rice Fund, Compañía de Aceros del Pacífico (CAP), Cranberries Austral Chile, Credit Suisse, Coller Capital, CVC Capital Partners, Deutsche Bank, Eagle Burgmann, Editorial Televisa, ENAMI, Empresa Nacional del Petróleo (ENAP), Endurance Investments, ESVAL (water and sanitation), Empresa de Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE), Euroamérica, Factoring Creación, Fitch Ratings LLC, Fondo de Inversión Talde (España), Frutos del Maipo, Gerens Capital S.A., Gesaworld, Grey, Grupo Bimbo, Halcrow Group, Hill & Knowlton, Hudson Bankers, Inder Private Equity Fund, Inria Chile (Institut Nacional de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique), ICICI Bank (India), In Store Media (Havas Media Group), Internet Securities, Inversiones Rendic S.A., Isapres de Chile A.G., JP Morgan, JWT, Jones Day, KM Asset Management, Lexington Partners, Larraín Vial Corredores de Bolsa, LATAM, Los Andes Copper Inc, Mainstream, Minera Los Ríos, Minera Lone Star, Moneda Asset Management, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Group, Morningstar, Multicaja, Negocios y Valores, Nevasa HCM, Ogilvy, Oster, Odebrecht, Parque del Sendero, Pattern Energy, Proyecto Eólico El Arrayán, Portal Inmobiliario, Precursor Private Equity Fund, Resort Condominiums International (RCI), Royal Bank of Scotland, Socovesa, Siemens, SOBOCE, Societé General, Solar Chile, Solventus, South-Am Freeze Dry, Synapsis, Steve Madden, Tiger Global Fund, Tres Mares Group, UPI, Verfrut (fruit producer and exporter), Viña Bisquertt, Viña Casas del Toqui, Warburg Pincus, WPP Group, Wunderman, Waste to Energy Fund, Young & Rubicam, Zeus Capital. 

Full descriptions of Aninat Schwencke & Cia’s  services, expertise, and lawyer profiles are available on their ILN profile and on their website,

Lindsay Griffiths
Director of Global Relationship Management
International Lawyers Network

Lindsay Griffiths


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Main Contact: 

Juan Pablo Schwencke

Juan Pablo Schwencke

Telephone: 562 2887 2200

Practice Groups:
Cross-border M&A, Capital Markets, Private Equity, Banking & Finance, Corporate and Foreign Investment

Alan Griffiths

Aninat Schwencke & Cia have been a fantastic addition to the ILN and are a firm that really pride themselves on excellence.

Alan Griffiths
Executive Director
International Lawyers Network



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