The firm

Chaves Awad Contreras Schürmann was founded in 2011 with the objective of satisfying its clients’ needs and expectations, particularly those associated with criminal, civil and administrative litigation and counsel.

The firm’s professionals are lawyers from the leading universities of the country. Their academic background and professional careers – combined with ample experience in highly complex cases – allow the firm to provide specialized, strategic and expert services, based on team work, in the faithful representation of the client’s interests, working directly with the client throughout the entire process.

The objective of the firm is to adequately interpret the specifics of each case, maintaining a global view of the conflict and strengthening its associates skills in the proposal of creative solutions, from a strategic and legal viewpoint.

Legal 500 - Leading FirmM. Chaves - Chambers 2019BL_2019_MCH MSCH MCEB - LEGAL 500Camchal partners


  • Criminal defense
    and representation

  • High complexity

  • Administrative and
    Regulatory Law

  • Civil and
    Business Litigation

  • Arbitration

  • Internal

  • Due Diligence
    based on
    Criminal Law

  • Law

  • Legislative

  • Securities

  • Tax


All of the Firm’s members are first-rate professionals, with prestigious academic trajectories in the main universities of the country. The partners have received the highest honors from Chilean and foreign law schools and have studied postgraduate programs in several fields. They began their professional careers in the most renowned firms of the country.



Constelaciones de casos de administración desleal

Marcos Contreras: "... These are cases in which the agent has a legitimate power of disposition over an alien patrimony that exerts in an irregular way against the interests of the same, causing with it a patrimonial damage. While fraud and extortion are patrimonial attacks from outside, in the unfair administration the attack comes from within ... "

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  • Magdalena 140 Floor 23 North
    Las Condes | Santiago | Chile

  • (56-2) 2382 8000