Lexwork International is an international network of independent law firms, rated by Chambers and Partners among the 10 best law firm networks in the world, based in the main cities of the world, with more than 45 firms and 2,600 lawyers.
Its members are independent legal firms of medium size, whose focus is on providing high-quality services at an efficient cost. Its members therefore provide a good cost-benefit alternative to large international legal firms.
New members of Lexwork International must undergo a strict incorporation process, which includes visits by foreign delegations and verification of compliance with standards of practice, including matters such as conflict of interest management policies, technology, response time to clients, English language skills, billing policies and accountability to clients.
Chirgwin Peñafiel has been a member of Lexwork International since 2014.
International Law Firms (ILF) is an international association of small and medium-sized independent law firms that meet the needs of their clients in cross-border business legal matters.
Founded in 1998, the organization has grown to include approximately 70 firms from 50 countries around the world and continues to expand to additional strategic locations. Potential members are carefully selected to ensure they have the knowledge and experience necessary to provide the kind of high-quality, responsive and effective representation that ILF members are proud to provide.
At annual international and regional conferences, members consider ways to provide a better service to clients than other firms at a reasonable price. Members are also available to help in situations where they do not have the necessary experience by referring clients to local firms that they trust.
Through the experience, professionalism and close relationships of its members, ILF offers a quality service to clients, differentiating themselves from other international law firm associations.
Chirgwin Peñafiel has been a member of International Law Firms since 2017.
The Pacific Legal Alliance is a regional network of independent law firms of recognized prestige, excellence and quality, founded by law firms from Chile, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, and Panama. The Pacific Legal Alliance aims to provide quality services to clients that carry out their activities in member countries of the Pacific Alliance, with other member countries of the Alliance and/or countries of the Asia-Pacific region.
Another of the objectives of the network is guide clients in legal matters to obtain the maximum benefit from the Alliance in their businesses, as well as promoting good relationships with local authorities in each country.
Santiago Chamber of Commerce
Since 2020, the Law Firm has been a member of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce with the objective of offering its clients the facilities that the organ has, as well as promoting and participating in events on current legal issues.
Our firm is constantly recognized by IFLR1000 for its work in the areas including M&A, banking and finance and Project Development. Some of our members have been recognized for their practice and experience in related topics. (www.iflr1000.com)
We are part of the 2020 Ranking of Leaders League. The firm and its professionals were recognized in the Corporate Tax, Banking and Finance and Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions practice areas. (www.leadersleague.com)
Andrés Chirgwin and Hernán Peñafiel were recognized for their practice in the areas of Project Finance and Development Practice, Litigation and International Arbitration, respectively for the Best Lawyers ranking, which recognizes lawyers nominated by their clients and local and international market colleagues. (https://www.bestlawyers.com/current-edition/Chile)