GWJA Abogados – Gutiérrez, Waugh, Jimeno & Asenjo

Leaders in Chile
in arbitration and

Established in 2006, GUTIÉRREZ, WAUGH, JIMENO & ASENJO has dedicated its legal practice to the resolution of highly complex disputes in different areas, representing national and foreign clients. Thus, it has established itself as one of the premier law firms in Chile in the resolution of civil, commercial, economic and administrative disputes, either before courts of justice or in national and international arbitrations. Its work has consistently received the highest recognition in the most prestigious international rankings.

The firm

is a law firm dedicated to represent national and foreign clients in the resolution of civil, commercial, economic and administrative legal disputes related, among other areas, to the financial, construction, insurance and mining industries.
Since its establishment in 2006, the hallmark of our firm has been to use the highest standards in the practice of law, defending the rights and interests of our clients on the basis of professional excellence policies, knowledge of the law and respect for the ethical rules and principles that govern its practice.
Its clients are nationally and internationally recognized companies, leaders in the markets and industries in which they participate.
GWJA has been involved in the most important legal disputes in the country in recent years. All of the above has led the firm to be ranked for more than a decade as one of the best in the country in the areas of dispute resolution and arbitration by prestigious international rankings: Chambers and Partners (Band 1, 2024, 2023, 2022, etc.); Legal 500 (Tier 1, 2024, 2023, 2022, etc.); Best Lawyers (“Law Firm of the Year”, 2022); Leaders League (Leading Firm, 2023, 2022, 2021, etc.), Who’s Who (2021), among others. Likewise, its partners have been recognized as leading attorneys in the areas of litigation and dispute resolution in Chile by these same publications.


Latin America Litigation
(BAND 1, 2024)
Latin America Arbitration
(BAND 1, 2024)
Global Litigation
(BAND 1, 2024)
Global Arbitration
(BAND 1, 2024)

Latin America Litigation
(TIER 1, 2024)
Latin America Arbitration
(TIER 1, 2024)

Best Latin American Law Firm en Dispute Resolution
(LEADING, 2023)
Dispute resolution in construction
(LEADING, 2023)
Civil and commercial litigation
(LEADING, 2023)
Claims and insurance litigation

Law Firm of the Year, 2022

Practice areas

The firm is involved in disputes in the following areas:

  • Domestic Arbitration
  • International Arbitration (ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, CCBC, etc.).
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Economic Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Construction Industry Litigation
  • Capital Markets
  • Antitrust Litigation
  • Administrative Litigation
  • Financial Law
  • Insolvency proceedings (Insolvency and Reorganization – Settlements)