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JAVIERA EDWARDS RODRÍGUEZ

Javiera Edwards Rodríguez is Associate at NDI Abogados. She was previously paralegal at CDR Abogados (2013-2014).
She was Teaching Assistant at the Human Rights Center of Universidad Diego Portales, and in Environmental Law (2012-2013).

EDUCATION:
LL.B., Universidad Diego Portales.

PRACTICE AREAS:
Corporate Law
Financing and Insurance
Infrastructure

MEMBERSHIPS:
Chilean Bar Association

LANGUAGE:
Spanish and English

KAREN URRESTARAZU SÁEZ

Karen Urrestarazu Sáez is Associate at NDI Abogados. She previously worked as Associate at Avendaño Merino Abogados (2011 – 2016).

EDUCATION:
LL.B., Universidad de Chile.

PRACTICE AREAS:
Corporate Law
Regulated markets
Labor law


LANGUAGE:
Spanish

XIMENA ROJAS PACINI

Ximena Rojas is Of Counsel at NDI Abogados since 2020. She previously worked as Senior Associate at Aninat, Schwencke & Cía (2012-2015), at the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office -Fiscalía Nacional Económica–FNE–(2008-2010), and at the Under Secretary for International Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile (2003-2008).
Ximena is founding partner of RCMM, Of Counsel at Alessandri & Cia., consultant to the Chilean Association of Fruit Exporters -ASOEX- as well as to the Kiwifruit Committee, on competition and international trade issues. Ximena is a contributor for Europe at ArbJournal since 2012.


EDUCATION:
LL.B., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Commercial and Corporate Law, University College London, UK (2001).
Postgraduate Diploma in Economics and Finance for Lawyers, Universidad de Chile (2007).
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Competition Law, University College London, UK (2011).
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PRACTICE AREAS::
Competition Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Regulated Markets
International Trade Law


MEMBERSHIPS:
Chilean Bar Association

LENGUAGES:
Spanish and English.

CRISTIÁN CASANOVA DOMÍNGUEZ

Cristián Casanova Domínguez is Director of NDI Abogados’ Corporate Department. He previously worked as Legal, Regulatory and Public Affairs Director of American Tower Corporation for the Latin-American Region (2011 – 2019), as Senior Associate at Carey Allende Abogados (2009 – 2011), as Associate at Bahamondez, Alvarez & Zegers (2006 – 2008) and as lawyer of the Corporate Legal Department of Consorcio Financiero (2004-2006).

EDUCATION:
LL.B., Universidad Diego Portales, MBA, ESE Business School (2017 – 2019). He also holds an LL.M. with a specialization in Banking and Finance Law, from Boston University School of Law (2009).

PRACTICE AREAS:
Corporate Law
Financing and Insurance
Infrastructure

MEMBERSHIPS:
Chilean Bar Association
Santiago Chamber of Commerce (Cámara de Comercio de Santiago) Tax Committee
Chilean Tax Law Institute (Instituto de Derecho Tributario de Chile)

LANGUAGE:
Spanish and English

FERNANDO LEIGH COURT

Fernando Leigh Court is Of Counsel at NDI Abogados since July 2017. He was previously Tax partner at EY Chile (2010-2017), Partner and Head of KPMG Chile Tax Department (2002-2010), Associate to Senior Tax Manager at Andersen Langton Clarke (1995-2002) and worked as independent lawyer specialized in insurance and corporate matters (1992-1995).

EDUCATION:
LL.B., Universidad de Chile (1992), LL.M. in Tax Management and Planning, Universidad de Santiago de Chile (1996). He also attended a postgraduate Diploma Program in Business Administration, University of California (1998), and holds an LL.M. from the University of California Law School (2001).

PRACTICE AREAS:
Tax

MEMBERSHIPS:
Chilean Bar Association
Santiago Chamber of Commerce (Cámara de Comercio de Santiago) Tax Committee
Chilean Tax Law Institute (Instituto de Derecho Tributario de Chile)

LANGUAGE:
Spanish and English

GABRIELA MORALES REVECO

Gabriela Morales Reveco is partner at NDI since March 2018. She was previously Main Associate at Garrigues (2016 – 2018), Senior Associate at Avendaño Merino Abogados (2011 – 2016), partner at Isabel Díaz & Asociados (2010 – 2011) and Senior Associate at Albagli Zaliasnik (2000 – 2010). She has represented parties in arbitration and has been part of arbitration teams in procedures both before the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Santiago Chamber of Commerce (CAM) and ad-hoc arbitrators.

EDUCATION:
LL.B., Universidad de Chile. She pursued postgraduate diplomas on Competition Economics, Universidad de los Andes (2007), on the Criminal Procedural Reform. Instituto de Estudios Judiciales (2005), and on Corporate Labor Law, Universidad de Los Andes (2019).


PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation
Regulated markets
Antitrust

MEMBERSHIPS:
Chilean Bar Association

LANGUAGE:
Spanish and English

PEDRO FELIPE IÑIGUEZ DUCCI

Pedro Felipe Iñiguez Ducci is Founding Partner of NDI Abogados. In parallel, he is the General Counsel of Consorcio Financiero S.A. (since 2015). He previously worked as General Counsel of Compañía de Seguros de Vida Consorcio Nacional de Seguros S.A. (2004 – 2014); as General Counsel of Grupo Consorcio Financiero S.A. (2002 – 2004); as Senior Associate at Eyzaguirre y Compañía Abogados (2000 – 2002); and as General Counsel at Citibank N.A. Legal Department (1998 – 2000).

EDUCATION:
LL.B., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, LL.M. in Tax Management and Planning, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez Business School, (2006 – 2007). He also holds an LL.M. from Boston University School of Law (1996 – 1997). He attended as well as an Advanced Management Program (AMP), U. de Los Andes Business School (2013) and pursued postgraduate diplomas on Financial Services, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2005).

PRACTICE AREAS:
Corporate Law
Financing and Insurance
Regulated Markets


MEMBERSHIPS:
Chilean Bar Association
International Association of Insurance Law
AIDA-CHILE, Chilean section


LANGUAGES:
Spanish and English.

DANIEL NASSAR STEFAN

Daniel Nassar Stefan is Founding Partner of NDI Abogados. He was previously Partner at Avendaño Merino Abogados (2005 – 2015); Partner at Rivadeneira, González & Zegers (2004 – 2005); worked as Associate at Andersen Legal / EY Law (2000 – 2003); and was Associate at Alcaíno, Rodríguez & Sahli (1998 – 1999).

EDUCATION:
LL.B., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and LL.M., Duke University School of Law (2002).

PRACTICE AREAS:
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
International Business Transactions
Financing
Regulated Markets

MEMBERSHIPS:
Chilean Bar Association

LANGUAGE:
Spanish and English