Gian Lorenzini

Gian Carlo is a partner in Kennedys’ Chile office, where he heads up the litigation practice. Gian Carlo qualified in Chile in 2005, and specialises in civil and commercial litigation, arbitration and consumer protection. He has been practicing in the area of insurance defense and insurance-related litigation for over 12 years.

He has handled cases on a wide array of subject matters, including insurance, contracts, class actions, labour, medical liability, torts, and products liability. Gian Carlo has extensive experience briefing and arguing in the Chilean Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.

Gian Carlo also works in labour law, procedure labour law, social security, labour litigation, administrative hearings and contract review, and also provides labour advisory regarding specialised, collective and individual labour matters.

Gian Carlo is a member of AIDA – Chilean Insurance Law Association and also of the Chilean Bar Association.

Qualifications

  • Qualified in Chile in 2005

Gian Carlo Lorenzini stands out for his excellent approach, precision and speedy responses. With him there is certainty that he will offer a very good solution or the correct perspective to tackle a certain issue.

The Legal 500 Latin America 2022

Market recognition

  • Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Chile)'
    The Legal 500 Latin America 2022
    Recommended lawyer for 'Dispute resolution: litigation (Chile)'
    "Gian Carlo Lorenzini stands out for his excellent approach, precision and speedy responses. With him there is certainty that he will offer a very good solution or the correct perspective to tackle a certain issue."
    The Legal 500 Latin America 2022
  • Notable practitioner for 'Insurance (Chile)'
    "Gian Lorenzini is a key client contact."
    Chambers Latin America 2022
  • Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Chile)'
    The Legal 500 Latin America 2021

Work highlights

  • Acted for one of the defendants in several of the larger asbestos litigation of Chile, including pleas at the Chilean Supreme Court.
  • Defendant on a case of environmental liability arising from polluted water.
  • Defendant on several cases of liability arising from a gas explosion in 2007.
  • Successfully defended insurer in an arbitration related to coverage arising of the earthquake in 2011.
  • Successfully defended insurer in an arbitration related to coverage arising of the rescue of a ship.
Market recognition
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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 Latin America 2022

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 LATAM 2021