Felipe Dalgalarrando H.

(+56 2) 2383 0000

Felipe is Senior Partner at Dalgalarrando y Cía. For more than 25 years he has concentrated his practice in corporate finance and capital markets, particularly in cross-border financings and secured transactions, advising foreign banks, foreign corporations and international financial institutions. He has also represented both purchasers and sellers, in several M&A transactions, and issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions.

Areas of Practice

  • Banking & Finance
  • Merger & Acquisitions
  • Venture Capital
  • Capital Markets
  • Fintech
  • Energy
  • Mining

Awards and honours

  • Recognized as one of the twenty best Chilean lawyers under the age of forty by the Latin Lawyer magazine (2003)
  • Constantly ranked by Chambers and Partners in its Corporate / M&A Ranking.
  • Latin American Corporate Counsel Association approved lawyer as one of the regions’ leading business lawyers 2019 in Banking and Finance and Corporate/ M&A categories.
  • M&A Lawyer of the Year in Chile award presented by Corporate Insider.
  • Corporate Livewire Best in Corporate Financial Advice Services – Chile award.
  • Ranked again among the best lawyers in Chile by Best Lawyers 2021 in Capital Markets Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Project Finance and Development.

Memberships and activities

  • Member of the International Bar Association
  • Admitted to the New York Bar
  • Professor of Commercial Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile


  • Chilean Private Equity Chapter, Latin Lawyer magazine (2016, 2017).
  • Chilean Private Equity Chapter, Getting the Deal Through (2009 – 2015).
  • “The Individual Limited Liability Enterprises Act”, published by the International Law Office (2004).
  • “L’accord d’association entre le Chili et le Mercosur”, published in “Les Annonces de la Seine”, Paris, France (1997)
  • “L’accord franco-chilien sur l’encouragement et la protection réciproque des investissements. Différences avec les accords signés avec la Bolivie, le Brésil, l’Equateur et le Pérou”, published in “Les Cathiers Juridiques et Fiscaux de l’Exportation”, Nº3. Paris, France (1996)

Previous experience

  • Claro y Cía., Santiago (1998-2007)
  • Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood, Nueva York, U.S.A. (2002-2004)
  • J. et B. Cremades et Associés, Paris, France (1996)

Education (Studies)

  • Admitted to practice law in New York (2003).
  • LL.M. , The University of Chicago School of Law (2002)
  • Academy of American and International Law, Southwestern Legal Foundation, Dallas, Texas, Victor C. Folsom Fellowship (2001)
  • JD, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1997)


  • Spanish
  • English
  • French