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CAROLINA FUENSALIDA

Founding partner

 

She is described as “a great tax lawyer. She’s practical, intelligent and a reference in the market.” “She is a very good and well prepared law specialist, with experience in both the public and private sector, she is first-rate.” Chambers Global, 2020.

Carolina’s practice has focused on legal counsel in all types of taxation matters that require a multidisciplinary understanding of the law. In particular, she is permanent counsel to large companies and their shareholders, which has created a relationship as a trusted advisor and consultant. Carolina also has a lengthy record in administrative litigation and has successfully defended famous and emblematic cases. In recent years, she has had a great presence in the public sector, participating in the design and negotiation of the most significant and complex tax laws.

She has been a university professor of tax law, a panelist and speaker at several legal seminars on taxation, a member of diverse transversal commissions that have made relevant public policy proposals. Carolina has been constantly recognized in national and international publications, by clients and her peers as a leading attorney in her area.

  • Tax Modernization bill Project coordinator, Chilean Treasury Department (2018 – May 2019).
  • Advisor to the President of the Republic of Chile (Sebastián Piñera) in public policies regarding tax and corporate matters (2013-2014).
  • Lawyer at Guerrero, Olivos, Novoa y Errázuriz, tax practice (2012-2013).
  • Coordinator of Tax Policies, Ministry of Finance of Chile (2010-2012).
  • Lawyer at Claro y Cía., tax practice (2000-2010).
  • Lawyer at Price Waterhouse Coopers Chile, tax practice (1995-2000).
  • Law degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1994).
  • Tocornal and Montenegro Awards, Pontificia Universidad Católica Law School.
  • Fullbright scholarship (1998).
  • Master of Law (LLM), University of California Berkeley.
  • Tax Law professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2001-2011).
  • Professor at Tax Law LLM programs at both Universidad de Los Andes and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2012 – 2017).
  • Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and Vice-president at IFA Chile.
  • Board member at the Chilean BAR Association, and president of its tax committee.
  • Member of the public policies committee at SOFOFA.
  • Recognized as Chilean top 100 leaders by Woman Entrepreneurs and El Mercurio, years 2014 and 2018.
  • Languages: English, and French (conversational).

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Affiliations and recognitions

 

She is described as “a great tax lawyer. She’s practical, intelligent and a reference in the market.” “She is a very good and well prepared law specialist, with experience in both the public and private sector, she is first-rate.” Chambers Global, 2020.

Carolina’s practice has focused on legal counsel in all types of taxation matters that require a multidisciplinary understanding of the law. In particular, she is permanent counsel to large companies and their shareholders, which has created a relationship as a trusted advisor and consultant. Carolina also has a lengthy record in administrative litigation and has successfully defended famous and emblematic cases. In recent years, she has had a great presence in the public sector, participating in the design and negotiation of the most significant and complex tax laws.

She has been a university professor of tax law, a panelist and speaker at several legal seminars on taxation, a member of diverse transversal commissions that have made relevant public policy proposals. Carolina has been constantly recognized in national and international publications, by clients and her peers as a leading attorney in her area.