Mackenna has previously worked as a senior associate at AUV, leading its corporate area since November 2020, when she joined the firm.

Apparcel Uriarte & Vassallo Abogados (AUV) has promoted lawyer Consuelo Mackenna as a new partner, which will enhance the delivery of legal solutions in corporate matters, with a focus on the areas of fintech and venture capital.

Consuelo studied Law at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez and holds an LL.M. in Banking, Corporate and Financial Law from Fordham University School of Law in New York. Also, a Diploma in Business Taxation from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. Between 2013 and 2019 she worked at Banco Itaú as a Senior Corporate Lawyer. Before joining AUV, she worked as an Associate Attorney at Sterlington LLP, New York.

At AUV, she has worked as a senior associate attorney, leading its corporate area since November 2020, when she joined the firm. In that role, she was the lead attorney in important matters for clients both in Chile and abroad.

“I accept this appointment with great joy, humility and gratitude to the partners, with the certainty that there is a great team that is fundamental in the achievements we have seen in recent years. In 2022 we will continue along the path that we have paved this year, promoting the Venture Capital and Fintech areas, where we are competing with the best,” said Mackenna.

“In the short amount of time that Consuelo has been in our law firm, she has managed to place a stamp of excellence and innovation in the work with our clients, which is part of the AUV spirit. She has also contributed with her vast experience in banking, financial and corporate law. We are extremely pleased with our new partner, with high expectations on what Consuelo and the rest of our team will achieve in 2022,” noted Matías Apparcel, AUV Managing Partner and Chambers Fintech Legal 2022 / Band 2 Ranked Lawyer.

About Apparcel Uriarte & Vassallo Abogados (AUV)

Apparcel Uriarte & Vassallo Abogados (AUV) is a law firm that provides comprehensive, exceptional services with a marked pro-business and innovation focus, with a presence in Chile and Portugal. AUV was recently recognized by the prestigious publications The Legal 500 in the Venture Capital category (Leading Firm 2022) and Leaders League in the Fintech (Excellent 2022) and Startups & Venture Capital (Highly Recommended 2022) categories.

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