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Baker McKenzie Chile





Alberto P. Maturana practices mainly in tax and corporate law in Baker McKenzie’s Santiago office. He has actively participated as a speaker in a wide variety of tax conferences, and has also published numerous articles, including “Latin America: Anti-avoidance rules present challenges and opportunities” and “Cross-Border Contract Manufacturing Can Have Costly Tax Consequences in Chile” for Tax Analyst. He has served as a professor of International Taxation in various postgraduate programs.

Practice Focus:

Mr. Maturana advises corporations and individuals from a broad spectrum of industries. He is proficient in business structuring, foreign inbound/outbound investment, offshore intercompany transactions, holding and financing strategies, cash repatriation as well as tax and estate planning. In addition, he counsels on mergers and acquisitions and transactional matters. Mr. Maturana is a permanent legal representative and tax counsel for various foreign companies doing business in Chile.

Representative Legal Matters:

  • Advising Latin American Power (LAP), an electric generation company, in corporate and tax matters to acquire several strategic energetic projects in Chile. One such purchase included one of Chile’s first wind energy projects that became fully operational in 2010.
  • Advised Atlantia in the sale of a significant stake in Chile’s Costanera Group. The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) purchased a 49.99 percent stake in the group from Atlantia S.p.A. in a transaction valued at USD1.15 billion.

Related Expertise:


Spanish - English


  • Pontificia University Catolica de Chile (M.B.A.) (1998)
  • University of Chile (LL.B.) (1990)

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Tax

(Leading individuals)

Alberto MaturanaBaker McKenzie Chile

Baker McKenzie Chile’s tax group is partcularly experienced in acting on behalf of technology, finance, pharma and mining companies; and the four-member team routinely leverages the firm’s regional and global network for cross-border tax matters. In addition to international taxation, the group assists with tax planning, industry-specific tax issues and tax disputes. The practice is led by international tax and tax planning expert Alberto Maturana; while at associate level, Cristián Bonacicknows transfer pricing very well‘ and also assists with the tax aspects of banking, finance, mining, IT and manufacturing matters. Former senior Catalina Galleguillos moved to Lembeye in March 2023.