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Aninat Abogados

Avenida Los Conquistadores 1700, Piso 16
56 2 2887 2200

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Aninat Abogados is recognized as an executive, agile and reliable team of lawyers, experienced, capable of handling highly complex matters and transactions, with experts in all major areas of practice related to business law, and subject to the highest standards of professional ethics. Our firm is organized to add value to our clients through our partners’ substantial, direct and continuous involvement in all aspects of the work we undertake.

Our main practice areas includes Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Competition/Antitrust, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment, Real Estate, Tax and Venture Capital, Litigation and Arbitration, Project Finance, among others. We are not and we do not aspire to be the largest firm measured in number of lawyers, but through specialization and dedication, our goal is to be the firm to which our clients come to seek advice for their most challenging and complex legal requirements in the most diverse areas and industry sectors.

Sixty per cent of our lawyers studied at the University of Chile, 35% at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and 5% at the Universidad de los Andes. 70% of our partners, senior counsels and senior associates have postgraduate degrees from some of the best universities in the United States and Europe (Columbia, Pennsylvania, UC-Davis, Berkeley, University of San Francisco and the London School of Economics). Our publications total more than a hundred, including opinion columns in traditional media, newspapers, magazines and online media, essays, chapters of specialized books, lectures and papers, both in Chile and abroad. Furthermore, we are recognized players in the legal and business community.

The partners at our firm teach at the most prominent law and business schools of the country, and are actively engaged in the most relevant and prestigious bussines organizations, both national and internationally, including, the Council of the Chilean Bar Association, the Council of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce (CAM), the Chilean Institute of Tax Law, the International Bar Association; Columbia Latin America Business Law Association; and the Columbia Global Center, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP); Smart IP for Latin America from the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition; the UN Program Medicines Patent Pool; the International Trademark Association; ISFIN, among others.

With a long professional history together, we are a cohesive, diverse and proven team that is focused in building a flexible environment to provide the best services to our clients. We believe that excellence requires allowing lawyers a degree of liberty and responsibility to perform their work, creating an environment that attracts and retains talented and motivated attorneys.


Leyla Alul
Miguel Dumay
Pedro Vergara
Luis A. Aninat
Founding Partner
Martín Mois
Partner/Head of Information Technology
Domingo Irarrázaval
Senior Counsel
Cristián Reyes
Senior Counsel/Head of Competition - Antitrust
Maximiliano Santa Cruz
Senior Counsel/Head of IP
Paula Madariaga
Senior Counsel/Head of Tax


Luis A. Aninat
Founding Partner
56 2 28872200

Firm Practice Areas

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial
  • Competition / Antitrust Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Investment
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Private Equity Law
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Project Finance and Development Practice
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trade Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Water Law

Office Locations



Santiago, Chile

Avenida Los Conquistadores 1700, Piso 16




56 2 2887 2200

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