Corporate, Finance, Capital Markets, Real Estate Projects and M&A.


He became a partner in PUGA ORTIZ in 2001. Prior to that, he was a partner in Carey & Allende and an attorney for subsidiaries of Banco Santiago (now Banco Santander Chile) from 1997 to 2000 in matters of investment funds and financial consulting.



He earned his law degree at Gabriela Mistral University and was admitted to the local bar in 1993. He holds a Master in Entrepreneurial Law, LL.M., from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (Santiago, 1998) and has taken courses and programs in economics and finance at the School of Economics of the University of Chile in 1993 and a course in Community Law imparted by the Academy of European Law in Trier, in February 2004.




He has been a professor of Civil Law, Competition Law and Economic Law at Gabriela Mistral University.



Activities and Memberships

He is an arbitrator for the Arbitration and Mediation Center (CAM) of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and an active member of the International Bar Association where he is on the Capital Market Committee. He is an associate member of the American Bar Association and an active participant in its international practice area. He is Vice-Chairman of the Financial Products Committee of the International Law Section of the ABA, and of the Capital Markets Committee, and a member of the Steering Group for Latin America. He is Chile’s representative in the international section of the American Bar Association.