Specialist in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and banking and finance, having participated in many landmark transactions in the Chilean market.

Roberto Guerrero has centered his practice on the areas of commercial, corporate and finance law. Representing national and international clients—including US, European and Asian multinationals—he has participated in designing, negotiating and implementing complex deals in many sectors of the economy, such as commerce, energy, finance, fishing, food and beverages, industry, infrastructure, mining, services, and telecommunications. He focuses on high-impact advisory services and transactions, which have earned him international recognition.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, he worked as a foreign associate at US law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York.

He is a professor of the School of Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (“the PUC”), where he has lectured on commercial law since 1995. From 2010 to 2015, he served as the dean of the PUC School of Law, after having served as vice dean, and previously as director of studies of the Master in Business Law.

Education

  • Eisenhower Fellowships’ Global Program
    United States 2007

    Master in Comparative Jurisprudence
    New York University, 1994

    Bachelor of Laws
    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile, 1994

Directory Mentions

Recommended lawyer
Best Lawyers, Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, IFLR, Latin Lawyer, Leaders League, Legal 500 Latin America, and Who’s Who Legal (categories: Banking and Finance, Corporate M&A, Capital Markets and Project Finance).

Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers (category: Banking and Finance), 2012

Global Leader
Who’s Who Legal (category: Corporate and M&A, 2022)