Mr Leonidas Prieto > Prieto Abogados > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Prieto Abogados
EL GOLF 40
13-14 FLOOR
SANTIAGO
Chile

Work Department

Tax , Corporate.

Position

Partner.

Career

Leonidas Prieto joined Prieto in 1996 and has been a partner in the Firm since 2008. He works in the Tax Law department, counseling national and foreign clients on business reorganization, business structure planning and the resolution of disputes with tax authorities.

He earned his law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 1995. He earned a LL.M. at the University of Chicago in 2001 and completed a Master in Tax Law at the Universidad de Chile (2005-2006).

He worked at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York (2001).

He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Memberships

He is a member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Education

He earned his law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 1995. He earned a LL.M. at the University of Chicago in 2001 and completed a Master in Tax Law at the Universidad de Chile (2005-2006).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Tax

Prieto Abogados‘ ten-strong ‘tax team is highly experienced and technically knowledgeable – a benchmark among law firms‘. The practice is constantly sought out for its expertise in structuring inbound and – increasingly of late – outbound investments in projects and related financings in the construction, mining and medical technology sectors. The firm also has a strong tax litigation offering, while its private client practice and tax planning work for family offices and individuals have grown significantly in recent years. Co-leading the practice are corporate and business organisation expert Mario GorzigliaLeonidas Prieto (business reorganisations/structuring and dispute resolution); and tax law specialist Cristián Bay-Schmith, who has been a partner since 2018. Associate Luz María Calvo rejoined the firm from the Ministry of Finance’s tax policies department in November 2019 and has since been appointed counsel (as of Septemer 2021).