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Diego Hormazábal

Diego Hormazábal



  • Tax Law
  • Family Companies and Holdings

WSG Practice Industries




His practice focuses on advising clients on personal and corporate tax planning, local and international tax consulting, taxation of corporate restructuring and reorganizations and tax litigation.

Bar Admissions

Chile (2015).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Summa Cum Laude).
  • LL.M., Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (LL.M. Distinction and Dean’s List) (Georgetown Merit Scholarship and Becas Chile) (2019).
  • Professor Raul Le Roy Award, given annually to the best student of each class of Law School (2010).
  • R.P. Eduardo Lobos SS.CC. Award to the best Bachelor in Legal Sciences (2013).
Areas of Practice

Family Companies and Holdings | Tax Law

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Civil Law, Universidad de los Andes (2015-2018).
  • Winner of the Annual Law Thesis Award, Honorable Chamber of Representatives (2013).
  • Teaching Assistant of Procedural Law, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2010-2013).
  • Executive Director, Center for Legal Studies «Ius Novum» (2010-2011).


  • Co-Author of the article «El Embargo de Cuentas Bancarias«, Revista de Derecho, Universidad Católica del Norte (2015).
  • Author of the article «La Reforma a la Justicia Civil en Chile. Novedades en Torno a la Investigación del Patrimonio del Ejecutado en el Proyecto de Nuevo Código Procesal Civil«, Estudios de Derecho de la Judicatura, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2013).
  • Author of the article «La Tutela Ejecutiva del Crédito: Una Mirada desde la Eficiencia y Eficacia de la Ejecución de Cara a la Reforma del Proceso Civil Chileno»Revista Estudios Jurídicos Democracia y Justicia (2012).
  • Research project «Principles of the Executive Credit Protection», FONDECYT (2011).
  • Research project «To a New Insolvency Justice», FONDECYT (2010).


Chilean Tax Reform

A new project to reform and modernize the Chilean tax system, and boost investment in the country, was presented by the government of President Sebastián Piñera on August 23, 2018. Through this website, and as with the two previous tax reforms, Carey will offer an analysis of the main proposed...

Learning to Lead (Aprendiendo a Liderar)

The objective of the "Learning to Lead" program is to support young female lawyers to promote the development of their professional career and aquire/enhance leadership skills, both professionally and personally. The program is part of the Women in the Profession (WIP) project of the Cyrus R. Vance...

Pro Bono

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