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October, 2016 - Santiago, Chile

 

 

Carey Names Five New Counsels

 

In order to continue providing a service of excellence and quality, Carey appointed five new counsels to enhance and strengthen its practice areas. Patricia Silberman, Paulina Silva and Felipe Meneses, all of them lawyers with vast experience, were designated counsels for Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions; Intellectual Property and Information Technology, and Environmental Law areas, respectively. Alejandra Risso and Mariela Riquelme, both Certified Accountants, were elected as counsels for Carey’s Tax group. The above is in addition to the recent appointment of three new partners giving Carey a total of 28 partners and eight counsels.

Patricia Silberman focuses her practice on corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, global finance, securities, capital markets and international trade. She studied Law at Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude) and also has an LL.M. from University of Pennsylvania, USA (2006). She is admitted to the New York Bar, and worked as associate at law firms in that city for almost six years.

Paulina Silva’s practice areas are focused on technology contracting, electronic commerce, and data protection. She studied Law at Universidad de Chile, and in 2008 she obtained a Master of Commercial Law specialized in E-law, from University of Melbourne, Australia.

Felipe Meneses focuses his practice on environmental law, indigenous regulations and regulatory matters by advising on project development and environmental assessment, legal opinions, environmental audits, and litigation, among others. He studied law at Universidad Católica de Chile, and in 2005 he obtained a Master of International Service from American University, USA. He has been recognized as a leading individual in his area by Chambers and Partners (2015).

Alejandra Risso is a Certified Accountant who studied at Universidad de Concepción, and holds a Master in Tax Management and Administration from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2010). Her work is mainly focused on tax audits, tax due diligence, advising domestic and foreign clients on personal and corporate tax planning, local and international tax consulting, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mariela Riquelme is a Certified Accountant who received her degree from Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, and in 2010 she obtained a Master in Tax Management and Administration from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. Her work is mainly focused on tax audits, tax due diligence, advising domestic and foreign clients on personal and corporate tax planning, local and international tax consulting, and mergers and acquisitions.


 

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