Patricio Prieto S.

Founding Partner

“He is the founding partner and a huge name in this field. We would highlight his profund knowledge of the market and its legal frame work”
Chambers Latin America 2017.

EXPERIENCE

Patricio Prieto is a founding partner of Prieto Abogados. He studied law at Universidad de Chile and journalism at the Universidad de Navarra (1958-1959) in Spain. In 1961, he founded and was a director of the School of Journalism of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile through the year 1965 and a Professor of Political Science at that School. From 1969 through 1977, he was a partner in the law firm of Claro y Cía. He founded Prieto Abogados in 1977.

He was a member of the Committee in charge of drafting Constitutional Organic Laws of Chile (1986-1989) . He is currently a member of the Entrepreneurial Advisory Board of the School of Business of the Universidad de Los Andes (ESE), is on the Arbitrators Roster of the National Arbitration Center and is a member of the International Bar Association.

Patricio Prieto has been distinguished for many years by Chambers and Partners as a Senior Statesman in Corporate and in M&A.

Languages: Spanish, English and French.

EDUCATION

Law Degree, Universidad de Chile, 1960.

Journalism studies at the Universidad de Navarra, 1959.

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