Uber Chile v. La Serena


BAZ|DLA Piper and Christian Bravo Bustos advised on the case

The Chilean Supreme Court confirmed a ruling from the Court of Appeals of Iquique in favor of Uber Chile SpA, regarding a recurso de protección – special constitutional action – filed by the so-called Gremio de Taxistas de Iquique – Iquique’s Taxi Drivers Union.

The purpose of the constitutional action was to freeze Uber App’s operation in the city of Iquique.

The appeal had already been ruled in the first instance by the Court of Appeals of Iquique in favor of Uber Chile SpA, by judgement dated March 17, 2017, and the judgement of the Supreme Court was issued on July 31, 2017.

BAZ|DLA Piper advised Uber Chile SpA with a team led by Marco Salgado (Picture) and including María José Allende.

Involved fees earner: Marco Salgado – DLA BAZ – Bahamondez, Alvarez & Zegers; María José Allende – DLA BAZ – Bahamondez, Alvarez & Zegers;

Law Firms: DLA BAZ – Bahamondez, Alvarez & Zegers;

Clients: Uber Technologies, Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.