Education: University of Chile School of Law, Santiago (LLB, 1981). New York University School of Law (LLM comparative jurisprudence, 1984). He participated in specialised courses on foreign investment at the International Law Institute of Georgetown University and on negotiation at the Law School of Harvard University. Admitted to the Bar 1983, Chile. Member: Chilean Bar Association, International Bar Association and American Bar Association. He is also member of the legal committee of Amcham Chile. Languages: Spanish, English and French. Practice areas: banking law, corporate finance, securities law, and mergers and acquisitions. He heads the finance and banking department at the firm. He also practises in telecommunications and information technology and in the areas of arbitration and mediation, being an arbitrator and mediator for the centre of arbitration and mediation of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago. He participated in the foreign lawyer programme of Cleary Gottlieb in New York. He is currently an associate professor of the master’s in business law programme of the School of Law of Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, in Santiago.

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