Since its inception in 2002, Cisternas and Cía has been characterized by offering excellent legal advice and representation in the areas of conflict prevention and resolution, in commercial, civil and criminal litigation, arbitration, commercial and corporate advice, the environment and free competition. Our clients and peers have recognized the professional quality of its practice.
In 2021, the legal directory The Legal 500 included Cisternas and Cía in the ranking of recommended law offices in Chile in the Dispute Resolution category, second year in a row. Both our ranking and profile as Leading Firm can be reviewed online on the official site of the firm.
In March 2020, the latest edition of the prestigious French legal directory Leaders League selected Cisternas and Cía as one of the recommended Chilean law firms in the category of business criminal litigation (ranking White Collar Crime) with special mention of the performance of two partners: Gonzalo Cisternas and Luis Masferrer. Meanwhile, study consultant Jean Pierre Matus was included in the select list of the six most prominent legal strategists in the country in the category of Dispute Resolution (ranking Major Strategists, Dispute Resolution).
The recognitions that Cisternas and Cía has received are the result of the professional quality of its work and the outcomes achieved during the last 18 months according to prestigious rankings with consolidated methodologies, which include references from clients, peers and the opinion of qualified third parties through an extensive investigation of the legal market at the international level.
In 2000, Cisternas and Cía was founded with the purpose of resolving conflicts in business. Today, it is formed by Gonzalo Cisternas, Juan Pablo Lorenzini and Katherine Hyde. All of them, along with consultants Jean Pierre Matus, Domingo Hernández, Hugo Muñoz, Luis Masferrer and Alfredo Larreta lead a team of lawyers specialized in negotiation, litigation and specialties specific to business activity.