Diego Rodríguez > CMS Carey & Allende > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

CMS Carey & Allende
Avda. Costanera Sur 2730, Piso 9
Parque Titanium, Las Condes
7550000 Santiago

Work Department

TMC | Corporate/M&A | Banking & Finance


Diego is partner and head of the Venture Capital and Fintech Groups at CMS Carey & Allende. His practice is focused on M&A, private equity, financing rounds and regulatory matters in Chile and abroad, which he complements with joint ventures, flips, negotiation of different types of agreements, advice on corporate governance matters and design and implementation of corporate structures for the materialization of businesses. He also provides legal advice and mentoring to start-ups at different stages of development.

He is commended for advising and keeping clients informed on how trends and new legislation may affect their business, particularly the Fintech industry, and the opportunities such changes represent.

Diego is also the partner in charge of the CMS equIP program in Chile, a global legal accelerator of CMS to promote the development of start-ups, which are carefully selected, to support their growth, helping them become strong candidates for Series-A, either in local and/or international markets.



2009 Joined Carey & Allende (since 2017 CMS Carey & Allende) as associate
2013-2014 Worked at Becker, Glynn, Melamed & Muffy LLP as international associate
2014 Promoted to senior associate
2018 Promoted to partner
2019 Appointed as co-head of TMC group


Spanish, English


2011 Law Degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Law
2013 Master Degree in Corporate Law, New York University