Fuensalida y Del Valle

Tax Department

Chile
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What the team is known for Recognised tax boutique with a well-respected position in the market. Team is well known for its expertise in dealing with administrative litigation before the Chilean IRS and local and international tax restructurings. Client roster includes leading companies operating in diverse sectors such as banking, food and beverages and aviation, as well as leading family offices.

Strengths Clients highlight the firm's "commitment, excellence, a lot of experience, and the passion to do a good job. They have a good ability to work well with the other members of our team, excellent handling of timings in the processes, and a very good follow-up for the teams involved."

Work highlights Advised Marchiese Antinori and Haras de Pirque on the tax aspects following the split-off and acquisition of Antinori Matte.

Notable practitioners

Carolina Fuensalida Merino is well versed in a wide variety of tax matters. She is described as "a great tax lawyer. She's practical, intelligent and a reference in the market." Other sources go on to comment: "She is a very good and well prepared law specialist, with experience in both the public and private sector, she is first-rate."

Dynamic partner Jaime Del Valle co-heads the department and is praised by market commentators for his "tax knowledge, judgement, analytical ability, practical view and commercial awareness," also noting that he plays a very important role providing key legal opinions.