The team counsels domestic and foreign companies, business groups and individuals in their tax planning.
Contact: Mario Gorziglia and Leonidas Prieto.
(Baraona Fischer Spiess)Pedro Deutsch
(Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos)Arnaldo Gorziglia
(Arteaga Gorziglia & Cía. Abogados)Lisandro Serrano
(Grupo Vial | Serrano Abogados )
(Tax Advisors EPT)Ricardo Escobar
(Bofill Escobar Abogados)Oscar Ferrari
(Baraona Fischer Spiess)
(Barros & Errázuriz Abogados)Alicia Domínguez
(Ernst & Young (Santiago))Pablo Greiber
(Ernst & Young (Santiago))Francisco Lyon
(KPMG Chile)Jessica Power
(PricewaterhouseCoopers Consultores, Auditores SpA)Mario Silva
(Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría)
(Claro & Cía)Carolina Collantes
(Baraona Fischer Spiess)María Teresa Cremaschi
(Barros & Errázuriz Abogados)Carolina Fuensalida Merino
(Fuensalida y Del Valle)Arturo Garnham
(Garnham Abogados)Juan Edgardo Goldenberg
(Yrarrázaval, Ruiz-Tagle, Goldenberg, Lagos & Silva)Mario Gorziglia
(Prieto Abogados)Guillermo Infante
(Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría)Alberto Maturana
(Baker McKenzie Chile)Macarena Navarrete
(Ernst & Young (Santiago))Soledad Recabarren
(Recabarren & Asociados)Rodrigo Stein
(KPMG Chile)Carola Trucco
(Barros & Errázuriz Abogados)
(Villarroel, Lecaros, Aste y Baraona)Sandra Benedetto
(PricewaterhouseCoopers Consultores, Auditores SpA)Juan Pablo Cabello
(Cabello Letonja y Cía)Jaime Del Valle
(Fuensalida y Del Valle)Diego García Pujol
(CMS Carey & Allende)Osiel González
(Ernst & Young (Santiago))Sebastián Guerrero
(Guerrero Valle Garcés)Marcelo Laport
(PricewaterhouseCoopers Consultores, Auditores SpA)Juan Pablo Orellana
(Orellana & Hurtado Abogados)Loreto Pelegrí
(PricewaterhouseCoopers Consultores, Auditores SpA)Francisca Perez
(Morales & Besa)Leonidas Prieto
(Fontaine & Cía. Abogados)Mauricio Lopez
(KPMG Chile)Eduardo Torretti
(Prieto Abogados)Ignacio Campino
(Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados)Gracia Curtze
(Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr)Ignacio Gepp
(Baker McKenzie Chile)Jorge Valenzuela
(Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados)
According to market sources, distinguished senior statesman Juan Manuel Baraona is "a leader," and "among the best in the market." They go on to say that he is "an excellent tax lawyer." He advises local and international companies on a wide range of tax matters.
Seasoned senior statesman Pedro Deutsch of Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos continues to garner recognition for his prestigious standing in the practice area. According to clients "he is an expert in tax matters."
Esteemed senior statesman Lisandro Serrano of Grupo Vial | Serrano Abogados receives positive commentary from peers, who highlight his expertise and long-standing experience in tax matters.
Revered practitioner Christian Blanche Reyes is highly commended as a leading lawyer in this area by market sources, who say: "He has great technical capabilities, has excellent communication skills and handles tax matters perfectly."
Revered partner Ricardo Escobar of Bofill Escobar Abogados is highly acclaimed by market commentators for his expertise and experience in the tax arena. An interviewee describes him as "one of the most brilliant tax lawyers I have ever met."
Partner and department head Oscar Ferrari of Garrigues is held in high esteem by clients and peers alike. "Oscar must be one of the best lawyers in tax matters in Chile, or the best lawyer. His work has been outstanding," according to one impressed client.
Co-head of department Alex Fischer is held in high esteem by market onlookers, who describe him as "a tremendous lawyer." Clients highlight him for his expertise in this area, noting: "He is very technically sound while also able to appreciate the business aspects of a transaction."
Department co-head Fernando Barros is endorsed by market commentators for his long-standing experience in tax matters. According to interviewees, "Fernando is a genius, one of the authorities in tax matters. He has high-level knowledge."
Partner Alicia Domínguez is highly appreciated by market commentators. Peers consider her an "active tax lawyer," who is "very well recognised for her expertise in the mining industry." She is well equipped to advise international companies on all their taxation needs.
Department head Pablo Greiber is lauded by interviewees as "a spectacular lawyer who is one of the best legal counsel in the market." His tax practice focuses mainly on wealth management for high net worth individuals, corporate reorganisations and family offices.
Department co-head Francisco Lyon receives praise from clients and peers for his great capabilities in the tax field. He is acclaimed by clients for his "solid knowledge in tax matters, as well as his service-minded and personal approach."
Peers and clients endorse department co-head Jessica Power because of "her first-rate knowledge" in tax matters. Market onlookers also highlight "her soft skills which are important when consulting a legal professional, especially when the request comes from a foreign company."
Co-head of department Francisco Selamé is held in high esteem by peers and clients alike. Market onlookers describe him as "a fantastic lawyer, extremely thorough but creative, and an excellent negotiator." He is well equipped to advise on tax planning and sector-related litigation.
Key partner and co-head of department Mario Silva is frequently called upon to advise on a broad range of tax matters. According to clients, "he is a very intelligent and prestigious lawyer," with "a comprehensive and prudent insight."
Department head Jorge Carraha maintains an active practice advising on a comprehensive range of tax issues. He is highly recommended by clients for his expertise in "restructuring and M&A transactions," and is described as an "excellent lawyer who is very close to his clients."
Partner Carolina Collantes leads some of the most relevant matters of the firm. She is "highly recommended" by clients, who go on to add that they have "the best impression of her, she's a very good lawyer."
María Teresa Cremaschi co-heads the practice and is well regarded by peers for her tax expertise. A client states: "She gives us complete peace of mind and is very clear when answering our queries."
Sources highlights department co-head Carolina Fuensalida Merino for her broad practice, which encompasses experience from both the private and public sectors. She is described by clients as a "very talented" and "very professional and correct" lawyer.
Partner Juan Edgardo Goldenberg of Yrarrázaval, Ruiz-Tagle, Goldenberg, Lagos & Silva receives praise from market sources for his great capabilities in taxation. He is well equipped to handle tax consultancy and litigation matters.
Market sources single out department co-head Guillermo Infante for his great skills in tax matters. According to a client, "he is very good in tax planning, provides solutions and deals with complex matters with ease."
According to a market source partner Macarena Navarrete "is brilliant, very creative, one of the best tax lawyers I've worked with." She leads some of the firm's most relevant deals related to the financial industry.
Name partner and co-head Soledad Recabarren continues to be highly regarded in this practice area, where she is considered an "extraordinary" and "bold" lawyer by sources. According to interviewees, "she is, without a doubt, one of the most knowledgeable lawyers in tax matters."
Co-head of department Carola Trucco leads some of the most relevant deals of the department. She is described by a client as "a highly respected lawyer who does her job very well, she has given us good support."
Partner Christian Aste Mejías of Villarroel, Lecaros, Aste y Baraona maintains a strong reputation for his noteworthy experience in tax matters. He is experienced advising clients in tax litigation mandates.
Well regarded by interviewees, partner and department co-head Sandra Benedetto specialises in international taxation matters and the tax aspects of cross-border corporate transactions.
Partner Juan Pablo Cabello receives praise from market commentators for his abilities in this space. He is very active advising on tax planning issues and he is described as a "very good lawyer" by peers.
Jaime Del Valle is considered by clients as "a very analytical lawyer, who is very good with numbers." They go on to add: "He is pragmatic and meticulous at the same time, clear when explaining, and takes a position regarding the best option for his clients."
Partner Osiel González is well regarded for his work in international taxation matters. Clients describe him as a "very solid" tax lawyer. He is well versed in advising on the tax aspects of corporate restructuring.
Market sources recognise partner Sebastián Guerrero of Guerrero Valle Garcés as a good lawyer highly involved in tax matters. He frequently handles corporate matters and public policy related to this sector.
According to market sources, practice co-head Marcelo Laport is "active and extraordinary in tax matters," and they add: "He possesses solid knowledge and provides clear answers." He frequently advises high net worth individuals on their tax needs.
Sources highlight co-head Juan Pablo Orellana of Orellana & Hurtado Abogados because of his significant skills in tax litigation. A client states: "He brings innovative ideas and provides legal advice in a timely manner."
Practice co-head Loreto Pelegrí focuses her practice on tax planning and structuring. She is considered by sources to be an "intelligent and competent lawyer," who is also "very good at dealing with international tax matters."
Up-and-coming partner Mauricio Lopez co-heads the department and advises clients from a number of industries, with noted activity in the financial sector. A client states: "He is very good with numbers, finance and accountancy."
Associate-to-watch Manuel Alcalde comes highly recommended by clients for his tax expertise. An interviewee reports he has "good legal and tax capabilities," adding that "he is very thorough and diligent."
Associate-to-watch Cristian Bay-Schmith is recommended by market commentators, who say he is "an excellent lawyer," and endorse him for his "solid knowledge" in tax matters. He focuses his practice on international tax matters.
Market sources highlight associate-to-watch Ignacio Campino as someone who "deals particularly well with the tax matters we entrust to him." He is well equipped to handle the tax aspects of complex cross-border transactions.
Associate-to-watch Gracia Curtze of Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr enters the rankings due to great recognition from sources. They say: "She has great tax knowledge and the clarity to tackle the issues."
Associate-to-watch Ignacio Gepp comes recommended by market sources for his work in this space. According to a client, "he is a great support." He is well versed in advising on the VAT structuring of M&A transactions.
Associate-to-watch Jorge Valenzuela is held in high esteem by a market onlookers "for his in-depth knowledge of tax matters and for always identifying potential red flags in complex issues."