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.

Leading practitioner José Tagle garners praise from a client, who highlights his "solid knowledge of real estate legal issues and very good skills in negotiating contracts," as well as his "ability to anticipate future problems." According to another interviewee, "he is very knowledgeable about the law but also well versed in business matters." A market commentator underlines that he is very "hands-on" and "has good knowledge of the international market". Chambers and Partners, Latin America 2022.

Work experience

  • 2015 - present 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 Ver publicación
  • June 2015 -

    Longueira, Pucci y Trivelli en picada contra Gálmez

    José Tagle - Revista Capital Ver publicación
  • June 2015 -

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

    José Tagle - El Mercurio Ver publicación
  • March 2015 -

    Fiscalía incauta cheque por $2 mil millones de Caval

    José Tagle - El Mercurio Ver publicación
  • Agosto 2016 -

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

    José Tagle - La Tercera Ver publicación
  • Agosto 2017 -

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

    José Tagle - El Mercurio de Valparaíso Ver publicación
  • November 2017 -

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

    José Tagle - La Segunda Ver publicación
  • November 2017 -

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

    José Tagle - El Mostrador Ver publicación
  • 9 December, 2021 Chile

    China’s Sinovac buys property for vaccine plant in Chile

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  • 27 May, 2020 Chile

    Covid-19 grounds Latin America’s tourism sector

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  • 8 July, 2019 Chile

    Moonvalley Capital engages PPU for $25 million RE investment

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  • 2002 Master Duke University Master of Laws

  • 1997 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law Degree



  • Chilean Bar Association, Chile

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