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EL GOLF 40, 13-14 FLOOR, SANTIAGO, CHILE
Tel:
Work +562 2280 5000
Fax:
Fax +562 2280 5001
Email:
Web:
www.prieto.cl
Prieto Abogados, Leonidas Prieto, Santiago, CHILE

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Leonidas Prieto

Tel:
Work (56 2)2280 5068
Email:
Prieto Abogados

Work Department

Tax , Corporate.

Position

Partner.

Career

Leonidas Prieto joined Prieto in 1996 and has been a partner in the Firm since 2008. He works in the Tax Law department, counseling national and foreign clients on business reorganization, business structure planning and the resolution of disputes with tax authorities.

He earned his law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 1995. He earned a LL.M. at the University of Chicago in 2001 and completed a Master in Tax Law at the Universidad de Chile (2005-2006).

He worked at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York (2001).

He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Member

He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Education

He earned his law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 1995. He earned a LL.M. at the University of Chicago in 2001 and completed a Master in Tax Law at the Universidad de Chile (2005-2006).


Chile

Tax

Within: Tax

Prieto’s ‘team has deep knowledge of its clients’ business’. The scope of the practice includes tax litigation and tax planning for family offices and individuals, including corporate reorganisations, real estate matters and inheritance taxes. The team includes practitioners with expertise in the tax structuring of investments, particularly new projects involving foreign parties investing in sectors such as energy, ports and public utilities, as well as the financing of such projects. Recent work saw the team advise Chilean-based company Watt’s on the tax structuring aspects of its acquisition of Danone’s business operations in Chile. Mario Gorziglia and Leonidas Prieto are highly regarded and Cristián Bay-Schmith has been made partner.

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