Guillermo Morales E.

As founding Partner of the firm, Mr. Morales has vast experience advising both national and international companies in the processes of planning, negotiating and executing acquisition transactions and mergers, securities offerings, debt emission and corporate restructuring, as well as restructuring of liabilities.

Mr. Morales is the author, among other publications, of “Privatization in Latin America”, Latin Finance (March 1991) and “Mergers & Acquisitions”, International Finance Law Review (April 1996).

He is the honorary legal counselor of the British Embassy in Santiago and member of the Bar Association in Chile.

L.C.J.S.(1983), graduated magna cum laude (1985), Universidad de Chile School of Law.

Admitted to the Chilean Bar (1985).

Fulbright Scholarship recipient (1986).

Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Chicago (1987).

Mr. Morales teaches in the Masters of Business Law program at the Universidad de los Andes Law School (2004 to date) and is a Professor of Law and Economics at the Universidad de Chile Law School (1986-1997).

Guillermo Morales is ranked by Chambers Latin America 2020 Chile in the areas of Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Corporate and M&A.

  • He is described as an “intelligent” lawyer and possesses a wide-ranging experience advising domestic and international clients on banking and finance matters. He is particularly well-versed assisting with regulatory banking mandates.

  • Clients note that he “is constantly available and delivers quick but well-reasoned responses”, with another client adding: “He is always on top of everything”.

  • He is singled out by clients for his long-standing expertise in the corporate sphere, with one enthusing: “He is a well-known lawyer with great experience in corporate matters. He has a strong offering assisting local and international companies with M&A and corporate restructuring mandates”.

Guillermo has been recognized as:


It is worth mentioning that Leaders League has recognized the practice of Banking & Finance as “Leading”, which Guillermo co-leads with José Miguel Carvajal and Myriam Barahona, and Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions as “Excellent”, which he co-leads with Eugenio Besa, Carlos Silva, Michel Diban, Macarena Laso and Álvaro Barriga.

He is also recognized in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Investment and Structured Finance by Best Lawyers 2020.

Experience of de Guillermo Morales E.