Isidora Goyenechea 2800, las Condes Piso 42 755-0647 Santiago, Chile
Tel:(+56 2)29282200, Fax:(+56 2)29282200, E-mail:

Diego Peralta

Partner Carey Isidora Goyenechea 2800, piso 43, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.
tel.+56 2 2928 2216


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Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Banking and Finance Group. The main focus of his practice is the creation and structuring of financial products and financing for all kinds of businesses, both from the lender or the borrower’s perspective; in the purchases and sales of companies and in the issuance and placement of debt and equity securities either in Chile or elsewhere.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Recognized as Leading Individual in Banking & Finance; Capital Markets and Corporate / M&A, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Banking & Finance and in Capital Markets, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Banking & Finance, Legal 500.
  • Recognized by International Financial Law Review, IFLR.
  • Recognized as Leading Private Practitioner in Banking & Finance, LACCA.
  • Recognized in Banking and in Capital Markets, Who’s Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Banking and Finance; Corporate and M&A; Project Finance and Development Practice and Structured Finance Law, Best Lawyers.


Law, Universidad de Chile.


  • Lecturer in “Chile Week” conference, China (2016).
  • Frequent lecturer in conferences organized by the Inter-American Bar Association (IABA), American Bar Association (ABA), PRAC, Federación Latinoamericana de Bancos (FELABAN), among others.

Activities and Memberships

  • Member of the Council, Chilean Bar Association (2017-2021).
  • Member of the Commission for the new Commercial Regulation in Chile (2016-2017).
  • Member of the New Commerce Codification commission.
  • Working Group to analyze a new General Banking Law, Chile (2015).
  • Member of the board of InBest, a non-profit organization that seeks to promote Chile as a business capital (since 2009).
  • Member of the Legal Committee, Chilean Banking Association (2000-2007).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Counsel and member of the Executive Committee, Inter-American Bar Association (IABA).
  • Member of the Arbitration Body, Center for the Arbitration and Mediation, Santiago Chamber of Commerce.
  • Legal counsel, Citicorp and Citibank, Chile (1985).
  • Clerk, Comptroller’s Office, Republic of Chile (1972).

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