José Tagle

Partner / Chile
  • Practice areas / Real Estate
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner of PPU of the Real Estate department, specialized in real estate transactions, including residential projects, offices buildings, hotels, shopping centers, mix-use developments, multi-family projects and agricultural real estate investments, among others. He has wide experience in real estate investment funds, urbanistic law and corporate real estate law, in counseling both buyers and sellers, in complex real estate based operations, including the purchase and sale of assets and company shares. On the seller’s side, he usually counsels financial institutions and renowned industrial companies, both Chilean and foreign. On the buyer’s side, he advises both national and international investors that include, among others, family offices and investment funds.

Clients are full of praise for department head José Tagle, stating: "I would recommend him with my eyes closed; he is a great lawyer." They go on to mention that "he really thinks outside the box and comes up with a solution to every single problem." He is experienced in advising on real estate issues concerning both residential and commercial property, as well as mixed-use developments. Band 1 – Chambers and Partners – Real Estate
He is one of the best real estate lawyers in Chile. He has experience in local and international operations, and he is practical, clear in his arguments and business-friendly Chambers & Partners 2019 - Real Estate

Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2007 - 2014 Partner

    Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner

  • 1994 - 2007 Partner

    Tagle, Cifuentes y Cia




Featured Cases

  • PGIM REAL ESTATE Chile 2017

    Representation of PGIM on the change of real estate management for the Salus Global Investment Fund, owner of the Isidora 3000 Building in Santiago.


    Counsel in the acquisition of a building located in El Golf district.


    Regular counsel in Patagonia Virgin real estate project. Patagonia Virgin is the first real estate development in Chile of low density and green design, which includes the construction of apartments in Town Houses, sites and houses in the bay of Frutillar next to the first golf course Nicklaus Design in Chile.

  • DEKA IMMOBILIEN Chile 2017

    Regular counsel to Deka Immobilien in the management and lease of the units owned by the company in the Titanium La Portada Building.


    Counsel to Deutsche Asset Management in the management and lease of the units recently acquired by Salus Global Investment Fund in the Isidora 3000 Building.

  • PGIM REAL ESTATE Chile 2017

    Regular counsel to Prudential Real Estate Investors in the management and lease of the units owned by the companies BTI Inmobiliaria Limitada and BTI Inmobiliaria Dos Limitada in the Isidora 3000 Building.



  • June 2015

    Humo blanco en disputa por Puertecillo

    José Tagle - Revista Qué Pasa see publication
  • June 2015

    Longueira, Pucci y Trivelli en picada contra Gálmez

    José Tagle - Revista Capital see publication
  • June 2015

    Proyecto de Jorge Gálmez en Puertecillo desata conflicto, e interesados alegan incumplimientos

    José Tagle - El Mercurio see publication
  • March 2015

    Fiscalía incauta cheque por $2 mil millones de Caval

    José Tagle - El Mercurio see publication
  • Agosto 2016

    Familia Ibáñez compra paño en La Dehesa por US$ 11 millones

    José Tagle - La Tercera see publication
  • Agosto 2017

    Corte revoca decisión que declara a la Casa Italia como Monumento Nacional

    José Tagle - El Mercurio de Valparaíso see publication
  • November 2017

    La artillería legal tras la disputa entre Ibáñez y Sharp por el Proyecto Pumpin

    José Tagle - La Segunda see publication
  • November 2017

    En medio del boom político de Sharp, su pelea con Nicolás Ibáñez por megaproyecto entra en etapa clave

    José Tagle - El Mostrador see publication


  • 2002 Master Duke University Master of Laws

  • 1997 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law Degree



  • Chilean Bar Association, Chile

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