María Fernanda Abarca Rubiño

Fernanda is part of the Firm’s Real Estate team where she carries out title searches, promises of sale and corporate sale.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Real Estate.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2019.

 

ADMISSIONS

In process.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Procurador, Barros Silva Varela & Vigil Abogados, 2017 – 2019.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish.

Francisco Álvarez Werth

Francisco has concentrated his practice in litigation and arbitration, both civil and commercial, with extensive experience in dispute resolution and out-of-court negotiations.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Litigation and Arbitration.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2015.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2018.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and english.

 

 

 

Sebastián Barros Campino

Sebastián, with more than 10 years of experience, directs the Corporate area of Barros Silva Varela y Vigil. He focuses his practice primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, investment funds, company financing, shareholders’ agreements, corporate law, and general practice. Sebastián has advised clients from different sectors, especially financial, agricultural, shipping, energy and mining.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Mining and Natural Resources.

Energy.

Corporate and Business Law.

Mergers and Acquisitions.

Project Financing.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Universidad de Los Andes, 2009.

Degree in Corporate Taxation, Universidad de Los Andes, 2011.

Master of Laws (LL.M.), University College London, 2015.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2010.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Senior Associate, Barros Silva Varela & Vigil. 2017 – 2020.

Associate, Vial y Cía. 2010 – 2017.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and english.

 

Oscar Cáceres Venegas

Oscar focuses his practice on Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions. He advises clients from different industries on matters of corporate governance, corporate law and capital markets.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate and Business Law.

Mergers and Acquisitions.

Project Financing.

Real Estate Law.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2015.

Degree in Corporate Taxation, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, 2019.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2017.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and english.

 

Caroll Carmona Lizana

Caroll advises clients on Compliance and Corporate Law matters in compliance with and improvement of corporate practices within companies of different industries. Her time at the High Complexity Crimes Prosecutor’s Office of the North Central Metropolitan Regional Prosecutor’s Office, gave her special attention to details in institutional, behavioral and procedural aspects that could be risky or deficient in compliance with the applicable legal framework, and in accordance with principles of good corporate governance, thus being able to minimize risks of different nature for companies, in the exercise of their economic and commercial activities, among others.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate and Business Law.

Compliance.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Universidad de Chile, 2019.

Economic and Business Criminal Law Diploma, Universidad de Chile, 2020.

Corporate Governance and Compliance Diploma, Universidad de Chile, 2021.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2021.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Assistant Attorney, High Complexity Crimes Prosecutor’s Office,  North Central Metropolitan Prosecutor’s Office, 2019 – 2021.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish.

Esteban Carmona Quintana

Esteban has worked in both the public and private sectors, focusing his practice on Regulatory Public Law, administrative sanctioning processes, constitutional actions and litigation, and legal reports. He has advised clients in the processing of administrative processes before various governmental instances, in legal disputes before public authorities, strategic planning and development of regulations.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Administrative law

Regulatory Law

Constitutional Law

 

STUDIES

Law, University of Chile, 2013.

Diploma in Administrative Law, mention in General Administrative Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2016.

Postgraduate Diploma in Actions and Constitutional Litigation, Universidad de Chile, 2017.

Diploma in Administrative Penalty Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, 2019.

Master in Constitutional Law with a mention in Constitutional Procedural Law, Universidad de Talca, 2020-2021 (in process).

 

ADMISSION

Chile, 2015.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate in the law firm Mendoza, Oddo, Mori, Aguerrea & Gillmore, 2018-2020.

Lawyer in Legal Direction and General Secretary of Universidad de Chile, 2015-2017.

Teaching Assistant of the Constitutional Law and Political Sciences cycle, Universidad de Chile Law School, 2010-2019.

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Constitutional Court Award for the best undergraduate thesis, 2016.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish

Josefina Castro Undurraga

Josefina advises clients on matters of Compliance, Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions. She has specialized in financing and in the promotion of good corporate governance, compliance with the applicable legal framework in institutional and procedural aspects.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate and Business Law.

Mergers and Acquisitions.

Tax Law.

Compliance.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2012.

Diploma in Personal Data Protection, Universidad de Chile, 2019.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2014.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate, EY Consulting Limitada, 2014 – 2016.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and english.

 

Fernanda Contreras Oróstica

Fernanda has focused her practice on the development of energy, mining and natural resources projects, advising companies on water use rights, mining concessions, regulated sectors and strategic planning.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Mining and Natural Resources.

Energy.

Corporate and Business Law.

 

EDUCATION
Law, Universidad de Chile, 2015.

Degree in Natural Resources and Environment, Universidad de Los Andes. 2020

Master in Regulatory Law (LLM), Universidad Católica de Chile, 2021-2022 (in process).

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2018.

 

LANGUAGES
Spanish and english.

Pilar González Cofré

Pilar is a specialist in tax matters with more than 8 years of experience. She advises her clients on tax planning and strategy, capital market taxation and tax dispute resolution.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Tax Law.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Universidad de Chile, 2010.

Certificate in Tax Reform, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, 2016.

LLM in Tax Law, Queen Mary University of London, 2018-2019.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2019.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate, Cabello, Letonja y Cia. 2012 – 2017.

Associate, Zarhi, Dreyse & Amar, 2019 – 2020.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and english.

Vicente Grubsic Lavín

Vicente is part of the Firm’s Labor team, focusing his practice on labor litigation and corporate advice on labor matters.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Labour and Employment Law.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Universidad de Chile, 2018.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2020.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate, Bofill Mir & Álvarez Jana, 2018 – 2021.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and english.