Alex Fischer heads Baraona Fischer Spiess's tax practice. He advises domestic and foreign clients in personal and corporate tax planning, tax litigation, mergers and acquisitions, and foreign investment structuring. He stands out for offering innovative solutions, combining thorough tax knowledge with his international experience in financing transactions and capital markets.
Mr. Fischer has been consistently ranked in Band 1 by Chambers and Partners and other international publications, as has provided tax advisory in the most important transactions in the country during the past years. Prior to joining Baraona Fischer Spiess in 2016, he was partner and co-head of the tax practice at Carey, Chile's largest law firm. From 2002 to 2004, he was an associate at the prestigious New York law firm, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, and from 2000 to 2002, he acted as Ernst & Young's Chilean desk in New York City.
Mr. Fischer graduated as a lawyer in 1996 from Universidad de Chile and earned his LL.M. from the New York University Law School in 2002; he also completed an Advanced Professional Certificate in Law & Finance at NYU's Stern Business School and the International Tax Program at Harvard University Law School in 2000. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 2002. Besides advising clients, he has authored several articles in Chile and abroad, acted as an expert witness and advised the government of Chile.