Our Firm

Specialist boutique firm Acuña, Sahurie, Hoetz & Cifuentes, launched on 1 August 2014, is the continuator of two firms with an outstanding reputation for Chilean insurance and reinsurance law: Acuña & Cía. and Sahurie & Asociados, respectively.

On one hand, Alejandro Acuña is an acclaimed market leader in the industry who is described as “a highly regarded litigator, widely respected in the field”.  He has been involved in the main losses occurred in Chile in the last 29 years, during the adjustment and settlement stages, as well as in the subsequent judicial proceedings and in complex recovery actions.

On the other hand, Emilio Sahurie “is hailed by clients and peers alike” for his 27 years of experience in insurance, reinsurance, arbitration, maritime and aviation law.  Since 2001 he is Lloyd´s of London Attorney-in-Fact for Chile.

They have respectively been recognized on 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 as leading Latin American lawyers in the insurance market by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Latin America.

They are now joined by Felipe Hoetz, who has 19 years of experience in insurance and reinsurance.  He was the President of the Chilean Association of Independent Loss Adjusters (ALOSI) and of the International Federation of Adjusting Associations (IFAA) based in London.