Mr Giovanni Donati > Magliona Abogados > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Magliona Abogados
Avda Andres Bello 2687
piso 24, Las Condes
Santiago - Chile

Work Department

Giovanni focuses on civil and commercial matters, including corporate governance and M&A practice.




Before joining Magliona Abogados in 2012, Giovanni worked at the North Central Metropolitan Regional Prosecutor’s Office and then at Fundación Chile Ciudadano.


Spanish and English


  • Law, Universidad de Chile, Licenciado en Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales with honors, Thesis awarded with highest honors. (2012).
  • Diploma in Consumer Law, Universidad de Chile (2019).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Corporate and M&A

The 10-strong corporate and M&A department at Magliona Abogados assists company clients from a broad range of industries on their day-to-day operations, including corporate and labour aspects, in addition to M&A transactions and buyout deals. M&A and consumer law expert Giovanni DonatiJuan Pablo Montiel, who focuses on civil and commercial matters; and name partner Claudio Magliona, ‘one of Chile’s best lawyers‘, constitute the practice group’s key figures. Labour group director Carolina Abarca, who also acts on corporate matters, is a further integral member of the practice. Also at associate level: Karla Cid focuses on corporate issues, along with new technologies, IP and telecoms law; and Karla Frez and Bárbara Reyes both advise on corporate and real estate matters.

Chile > Data privacy

The ‘cohesive‘ seven-strong team at  IP and TMT-focused firm Magliona Abogados routinely advises on the drafting, implementation and enforcement of privacy policies concerning image rights, the right to honour and privacy, and the protection and commercial exploitation of privacy-related assets. The practice is jointly led by managing partner Claudio Magliona, whose broad expertise covers data protection work; Giovanni Donati, an expert in the implementation of digital security projects; and Nicolás Yuraszeck, who focuses on new technologies, IP and telecoms law. The second line of key advisers comprises director Carlos Araya, whose recent experience concentrates on the interaction between AI and its privacy-related limits; and associates Karla Cid (whose experience incudes acting as a legal consultant at Microsoft Chile) and Bárbara Reyes, whose practice includes policy and compliance matters.

Chile > TMT

Fusing specialisms in technology and IP with public policy and government relations, Magliona Abogados‘ TMT practice covers media, telecoms, e-commerce, technology and data centre-related matters. Clients also appreciate the group’s expertise in venture capital, fintech, cybersecurity and data protection regulations. The key practitioners are managing partner Claudio Magliona , whose broad practice includes technology, fintech, telecoms, computer crime, film distribution, and licensing and software development agreements; digital security expert Giovanni Donati  ; and Nicolás Yuraszeck  , who focuses on new technologies, IP and telecoms law. Associate director Carlos Araya   assists with intellectual and industrial property matters, while of counsel Pedro Huichalaf   is experienced in telecoms, new technologies and cybersecurity market regulations. Associate Karla Cid ‘s experience includes acting as a consultant to Microsoft Chile legal adviser, while Bárbara Reyes ‘ practice covers policy matters, compliance and government relations.