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Cisternas y Compañía Abogados
Rosario Norte 532, Office 1303 Las Condes,

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Managing Partner


With 20 years of experience dedicated to private practice of the profession and academic work as a professor in different universities in the country, Mr. Cisternas participates by personally attending to complex dispute resolution processes in diverse economic and commercial areas, as well as in the management and supervision of teams of lawyers. Specialist in the resolution of complex conflicts in diverse matters of economic and commercial order, with an important experience in negotiations and litigations, including national and international arbitration. Previously, he worked as a lawyer at the firm Espina, Zepeda & Acosta.

Mr. Cisternas was included in Leaders League 2020 edition for his practice in Dispute Resolution – White Collar Crime.


Spanish, English


Colegio de Abogados de Chile


Law from Gabriela Mistral University (2000) and LLM in Economics and Finance with a Masters in Law from the same university. Certified in Generic Directives Competition and Ontological Company Coach.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Dispute resolution: litigation

Founded in 2000 to specialise in large-scale and complex disputes, Cisternas y Compañía Abogados‘ 12-strong dispute resolution practice covers the gamut of civil, commercial, administrative and criminal litigation. The practice fields several experienced attorneys: commercial litigation expert Gonzalo Cisternas; former head of Chile’s National Intelligence Agency, Luis Masferrer; corporate and civil litigator Katherine Hyde (who was promoted to partner in August 2020); and -at consultant level- Jean Pierre Matus, who designs the legal strategies for highly-complex criminal cases, and Domingo Hernández, a June 2020 hire from the Constitutional Court. Other notable consultants include Alfredo Larreta, a stock market litigation specialist, and Hugo Muñoz, who has over 25 years’ litigation experience.