Mauricio Cisternas López

Mauricio Cisternas López is our exclusively recommended Tax Law expert in Chile on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mauricio directly using the contact details listed above.

Lawyer from the University of the Andes, with postgraduate studies in Tax Law from the University of Santiago; Master in Tax Planning and Management from the University of Santiago (2004); Diploma in Real Estate Law from the University of the Andes (2011), and Continuing Education Program in Calgary University, Alberta, Canada (2007).

His professional experience has been cantered in the area of corporate tax consulting to national and foreign clients, preferentially in company reorganisations, merger and acquisition processes; legal reports in tax law; family asset management and/or inheritance; and, fiscal judicial and administrative defences. He has developed his career in diverse law firms and auditing and consulting companies.

Firm Overview:

A Chilean law firm created in the year 2000 with the purpose of dealing with the resolution of conflicts in business. It is formed by professionals specialised in negotiation, litigation and other areas related to business activity.

Our work is focused on the prevention and resolution of conflicts. To this purpose, we have prepared by carefully selecting the specialties, skills and experience of our professionals.

Ricardo De La Maza

Ricardo De La Maza is our exclusively recommended Property Litigation expert in Chile on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Ricardo directly using the contact details above.

Ricardo is a lawyer who graduated from the University of Chile and is a master in Private Law from the same University. Ricardo is a specialist in Real Estate Law and atypical contracting. He was a professor at the Civil Law Department of the University of Chile for 15 years and has extensive experience in litigation related to property law.

Firm Overview:

De La Maza and Co. was founded in 1998 from the union of three offices of lawyers, with the aim of enhancing the ability to meet and provide comprehensive coverage to the needs of our customers.

Almost twenty years developing a culture of constant concern for the business of our clients; we are passionate about our work, we offer creative and excellent legal services. We go for business, generating innovative strategies that circumvent, minimise and control the risks involved with an all-encompassing vision, from the economic and legal point of view.

Our team possesses a finished level of knowledge in the different branches of Law, which together with its experience, professionalism and flexibility, allows us to add value to business and achieve the challenges we pursue.

In a highly competitive world where demands are growing, we assume the commitment to provide support and advice in a personalised manner and we work to build lasting relationships with our customers.

Harris Gomez

Harris Gomez is our exclusively recommended Business Services expert in Chile on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Harris directly using the contact details above.

Harris is the Managing Partner of Harris Gomez Group. Harris has over 20 years of legal and business experience between Australia and Latin America. In 2001, he founded the Harris Gomez Group and was the first Australian Law firm to have an office in Latin America.

Harris has been the President of the Australia Chile Chamber of Commerce as well as the Australia Peru Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He was also a Director of the Australian Latin American Business Council for a number of years.

In Australia, Harris was the Principal Partner of Lyon Law Firm specialising in Property, Finance, Commercial Litigation and International Law with Latin America & Spain. In 2014 he opened a Harris Gómez Group office in Sydney, which will continue to strengthen business relations between Australia and Latin America.

Harris specialises in setting up Australian and Latin American businesses and providing support to both regions. His expertise is focused on common law and Latin American cross-border issues in areas including mining and energy, corporate matters, employment, taxation, intellectual property and business ventures. His understanding of both the Australian and Latin American legal and business cultures makes him a priceless link between the two regions.

José Miguel Huerta

José Miguel Huerta is our exclusively recommended Antitrust Law expert in Chile on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact José Miguel directly using the contact details above.

José Miguel Huerta specialises in litigation, antitrust, commercial arbitration and bankruptcy. He has represented clients in Chile and in other jurisdictions, including the United States and Europe, in government proceedings and investigations related, among others, to mergers and cartels.

He teaches civil law at Universidad de Chile. He is the author of several publications, among others, in the areas of antitrust, civil law and civil procedure.

José Miguel Huerta is a member of the Chilean Bar and of the American Bar Association.

Firm Overview:

Since its founding in 1880, Claro & Cia. has been one of the most prestigious law firms in Chile. Our seal is an innovative approach, reliable and highly qualified service.

Experience, reliability, excellence and leadership are the principles that guide Claro & Cia.

Salvador Valdés

Salvador Valdés is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Chile on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Salvador directly using the contact details above.

Salvador concentrates his practice in corporate matters, with an emphasis in cross-border, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, debt financing, capital market and derivative transactions. He is an adviser for JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Bank, LarraínVial and BanChile Citi on acquisitions, capital markets and derivative transactions. He represents also infrastructure funds, such as Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, Brookfield Infrastructure and Borealis Infrastructure in the acquisition, restructuring and financing of infrastructure projects related to water utilities, toll roads, energy projects and health care.

Firm Overview:

Since its foundation, Carey has been committed to professional excellence. It is a core conviction of the firm that the practice of law is an honourable and enriching activity, which carries with it the responsibility of following the highest ethical standards.

Eduardo Parra

Eduardo Parra is our exclusively recommended Construction Law expert in Chile on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Eduardo directly using the contact details above.

Eduardo has significant postgraduate studies: Master in Business Law (Catholic University), Diploma in Business Administration (U. Adolfo Ibáñez), Diploma in Economic Administrative Law, Regulation and Services public (U. Católica), Diploma in Medical Liability (Catholic University). He is currently at the date the Superior Course Concessions, public – private partnerships and Infrastructure Management, Equipment and Services sponsored by the College of Civil Engineering, Canal and Port of Spain.

Mr. Lahsen has extensive experience in matters of public and private infrastructure. It fell as an expert advise the Ministry of Public Works – Roads Department between 2000 and 2006. The 2006 founded Lahsen & Cia. Lawyers, focused study to provide highly specialised legal services in the areas of Construction, Engineering and Real Estate Projects. His main areas of expertise in professional practice are related to Administrative Law associated with regulation in matters of Infrastructure, Public Goods and Public Services.

He has corresponded successfully advising several companies in the integrated development project construction and engineering, among which roadworks, bridges, aqueducts, dams, highways, hydroelectric plants, wind farms, airports and buildings of medium and large, with extensive experience in all kinds of forms of public and private procurement contracts including EPC, EPCM and BOT.

In the field of Public Infrastructure, has great experience in litigation and disputes, both administrative and judicial. He has advised major Real Estate, Construction and Public Utilities companies in the processing and obtaining authorisations for the use of road belt, parallels and atraviesos, access to public roads and road impact mitigation. In addition, Mr. Lahsen has significant experience of over 12 years on concessions and other types of Public Private Partnership.