Benjamín Ferrada > Guerrero Olivos > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Guerrero Olivos
AV. VITACURA 2939, PISO 8
LAS CONDES 7550011
SANTIAGO
Chile

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner of the Dispute Resolution area, with a strong reputation in high complexity disputes, civil and commercial lawsuits, constitutional claims, tax and regulatory litigation, and arbitration, among others.

Career

Partner, Della Maggiora Eyzaguirre Ferrada Law Firm (2017-2020).
Partner, Ferrada y Cía. Law Firm (2013-2017).
Associate, Guerrero Olivos Law Firm (2010-2013).

Languages

Spanish and English

Memberships

Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
Assistant Professor, Civil Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2010).

Education

Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2008).
Diploma in Litigation and New Procedures, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2011).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Venture capital

Key areas of work for the seven-member practice at Guerrero Olivos range from funds-related corporate and tax structuring and restructuring of funds, to financing rounds, partner contracts and internationalisation processes. Acting for start-ups, entrepreneurs and investors, the group also assists with stock option plans, along with contract drafting for license and distribution agreements, personal data protection and cybersecurity. Clients additionally benefit from the firm’s cooperation alliance with Chile Global Ventures, a VC accelerator that belongs to a community of over 75 institutions worldwide. The department is led by Pedro Lyon, who is experienced in M&A work for VC and corporate VC investors, and advising start-ups with an international market presence. In addition to his disputes practice, experienced partner Benjamín Ferrada assists with VC structuring work, while associate Francisca Martínez also has an active VC practice.