Mr Carlos Ducci > Barros & Errázuriz > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Barros & Errázuriz
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Work Department


  • Partner, Barros & Errázuriz.


  • Partner, Barros & Errázuriz (1994).
  • Foreign Associate, Hughes Hubbard and Reed, Miami, United States (2002-2003).


Spanish and English


  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


  • Law School, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile (Degree awarded with two votes of distinction), 1994.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Corporate and M&A

The substantial 61-strong team at full-service, market stalwart Barros & Errázuriz is consistently involved in private acquisitions and cross-border takeovers of listed companies, acquisitions of controlling and minority interests, divestitures, and corporate restructuring programmes. The practice is also expert in establishing business structures, and it frequently assists foreign investors with establishing operations in Chile. In addition, the group has an impressive track record advising real estate and investment funds. The practice houses several impressive partners including corporate and M&A leader Pablo Guerrero, founding partner Fernando Barros (development of investment projects and corporate and financing structures), José Tomás Errázuriz  – also a founding partner – who enjoys a strong market reputation, and managing partner Cristián Barros (private equity transactions). Also key to the group are fund formation and capital markets head, Luis Alberto LetelierBernardo Simian, Carlos DucciEmilio Vásquez, Sergio Eguiguren and Vicente Cordero, who made partner in July 2020. The partners are supported by a talented team of associates, with senior Lucas Marinovic foremost amongst them.

Chile > Insurance

One of the largest and most prominent full-service firms in the Chilean market, Barros & Errázuriz is experienced at advising insurance companies on the incorporation and establishment of insurance companies, corporate governance matters, and the disposition of large blocks of shares in insurance companies. The team also assists with insurance-related litigation. Carlos Ducci heads the insurance department and Javier Díaz is the firm’s insurance regulatory expert. Key associate support is provided by Jorge Covarrubias.