Arturo Albornoz Munita

Arturo is part of the firm’s labour law team and focuses his practice on advising companies on legal matters relating to labour relations and human resources, including individual and collective labour law, social security and handling labour cases in the Labour Courts.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Labour and Employment Law.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2018.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2019.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate, Munita & Olavarría Abogados, 2019 – 2022.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and English.

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.

Master in Private Law, Universidad de los Andes, 2021.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2018.

 

PUBLICATIONS

“Unilateral Termination Clauses Without Cause. An Attempt of Characterization from Civil Law”, in Revista Chilena de Derecho Privado, Nº 35, 2020, pp. 147-191.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and english.

 

 

 

Jorsua Andrés Arancibia Lobos

Jorsua is part of the Litigation and Arbitration team. He specialises in handling highly complex litigation in civil, arbitration, local police, administrative, criminal and antitrust matters.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Litigation and Arbitration.

Regulatory Law and Administrative Procedures.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Universidad de Chile, 2015.

Diploma in Advanced Procedural Law and Litigation, with a specialisation in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution systems, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2020.

Master in Law with mention in Private Law, Universidad de Chile, 2021-2022 (in process).

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2018.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate, Oksenberg y Arenas Abogados, 2020 – 2021.

Lawyer, Socofin S.A., 2018 – 2020.

Solicitor, Fiscalía Nacional Económica, 2014 – 2016.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish.

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.

 

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.

Public 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, 2022.

 

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.

 

PUBLICATIONS

“La falta de servicio como criterio de imputación respecto de la responsabilidad del Estado Administrador”, Cuadernos del Tribunal Constitucional N°64, 2016, Santiago, 302 pp. Constitutional Court Award for the best undergraduate thesis.

“Liability for lack of service in sanitary matters and the Ricarte Soto Law. Un análisis dogmático y jurisprudencial”, with Luis Acevedo. Revista Actualidad Jurídica N°45, Universidad de Desarrollo Law School, Santiago, 2022, pp. 379-406.

 

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), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2021-2022 (in process).

Course on Water and the Constitution, Water Law and Management Centre, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2020.

Course Desalination Project Development in Chile: Technical aspects, regulatory, environmental and financing framework, Universidad del Desarrollo, 2022.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2018.

 

LANGUAGES
Spanish and english.

Carlos Cornejo Abarca

Carlos is part of the firm’s Corporate, Mining and Natural Resources team. He has focused his practice in advising domestic and foreign clients in the planning, execution and development of their corporate and corporate structure, in mining and energy projects, water law, among others.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate and Business Law.

Mining and Natural Resources.

Energy.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Universidad de Los Andes, 2017.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2019.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate, Mackenna, Cruzat y Cía., 2019-2022.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and English.

Camila Correa Ortúzar

Camila advises clients on corporate matters, formation of new companies, corporate restructurings, preparation and negotiation of contracts, review of documents and registration of companies in the Stock Market Public Registry.

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate and Business Law.

Real Estate Law.

 

EDUCATION

Law, Universidad de Los Andes, 2017.

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2019.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate, Ossa Izcue y Montes Abogados, 2019 – 2021.

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and English.

Valentina Galdames Bustamante

Valentina is specialist in tax with more than 4 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 los Andes, 2016

 

ADMISSIONS

Chile, 2019

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate, Estudio Guzmán Limitada, 2018-2020.

Associate, Albagli y Zaliasnik, 2020-2022

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and englishPRACTICE AREAS

Tax Law.