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NLD Abogados

Chile > Corporate and M&A Tier 4

The ‘very committed team' at NLD Abogados is experienced in both M&A transactions and due diligence processes. The firm’s client base spans several industries, including private equity, and the corporate group is able to tap into the wider firm’s expertise in banking, finance, capital markets, corporate governance, compliance, and venture capital. The nine-strong team is co-led by co-managing partners Paulo Larraín, whose track record includes several public and private acquisitions of companies and assets; and José Pablo Dulanto, whose practice encompasses M&A, natural resources, and general commercial work. Other active advisers include Manola Quiroz, who focuses on corporate law, M&A, capital markets and regulatory issues; and recently-elevated partner José Miguel Diez, a 2022 GC hire from Grupo Norte Grande.

Practice head(s):

Paulo Larrain; José Pablo Dulanto


A very committed team with quick response capacities

Creative in the search for solutions.

Speed, efficiency, and very good negotiation experience.

Experience, speed and efficiency.

Paulo Larraín – senior, creative and resourceful in finding solutions.

Manola Quiroz – very committed, responsible and precise.

Key clients

Linzor Capital Partners

Emergent Cold



Riverwood Capital Partners


Humus Capital Partners

Victoria Capital Partners


Work highlights

  • Acted as legal counsel to all the shareholders of Katari on a majority share sale to Australia-based hotel platform Baillie Lodges.
  • Advised the shareholders of Komax on the sale of all their shares in Komax Chile, Komax Perú and SiSi (Uruguay) to Mexico’s Grupo Axo.
  • Acted as lead counsel for Waterlogic/Culligan on the purchase of 50.001% of Mas Pura, a water purification business in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Panamá, Perú and Hong Kong.

Chile > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 6

Work highlights

Established in 2007, is a leading law firm in the Chilean legal market, with a global perspective, formed by outstanding lawyers in their different areas of expertise, and who are committed to perform work of excellence that meets the highest ethical principles.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate & M&A Paulo Larrain (569)9719-5408
Corporate & M&A Jose Pablo Dulanto (569)82887461
Litigation & Arbitration Ricardo Lopez (569)79893803
Photo Name Position Profile
Paulo Larrain photo Mr Paulo Larrain Founding Partner and Managing Partner